Separation laboratory

The laboratory crushes rocks for chemical analysis and performs mineral separation. 

Key instruments

  • Cutting lab – diamond saw.
  • Crushing - hydraulic press, jaw crusher, Siemens swing mill with agate and wolfram carbide pots.  
  • Mineral separation - using magnetic methods (CW Cook vertical magnetic separator and Frantz magnetic separator); using heavy liquids (funnels, ventilation cupboards, ventilated oven).