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Digital Mineralogy Hub Facility

  • Manufacturer: Tescan
  • Model: TIMA GM
  • Year: 2015
  • Building: 301
  • Room: 020

The TESCAN Integrated Mineral Analyser (TIMA) is a SEM-based automated mineralogy solution. TIMA measures mineral abundance, size by size liberation, mineral association and grain size automatically on multiple samples of grain mounts, thin sections or polished sections. Applications include ore characterisation, remediation and the search for precious metals and rare earth elements.

  • High resolution Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FESEM)
  • Four fully integrated Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) detectors allows unprecedented acquisition speeds for fully automated data collection
  • Modal, liberation or bright phase search modes for automated data acquisition
  • RGB colour cathodoluminescence detector
  • SE and BSE detectors

Contact: Mark Aylmore