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We have extensive rock and mineral preparation facilitates where rock samples can be turned into powders under clean conditions and with minimal contamination. Equipment for mineral separation is also ailable and includes different crushing devices, Wilfley table, several magnetic separators and a laboratory for the use of heavy liquids. The extensive clean room facilities allow low blank dissolution of samples and effective separation of elements using ion exchange techniques. In addition an in-house thin-section laboratory is available where samples for microanalysis can be prepared