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Identify, quantify, and evaluate minerals, geological samples, and products across the entire mining and manufacturing life cycle with mineralogy services from SGS. Find out more.

Identify, quantify, and evaluate minerals in your geological samples and products with mineralogy services.

We are experts in automated and applied mineralogy and petrology. With over 70 years of mineralogy experience, we add value to your project by using statistically robust high-definition mineralogy to provide significant input into strategic decisions for increasing competitive advantage.

We provide trusted solutions for:

  • Exploration mineralogy
  • Process mineralogy
  • Predictive mineralogy and geometallurgy
  • Plant support and on-site mineralogy
  • Environmental mineralogy
  • Gold and precious metals characterization and deportment
  • Critical minerals and battery raw materials
  • Recycling and circular economy

Why SGS?

We are the global leader in minerals and materials testing, consulting and on-site services for the mining and manufacturing sector. We offer unrivaled expertise in mineralogy solutions for a broad range of commodities.

We use statistically robust high-definition mineralogy to determine parameters rapidly and objectively, such as:

  • Mineral abundance
  • Mineral and phase chemistry
  • Grain size and particle size
  • Texture analysis
  • Element deportment
  • Liberation and association

Our high-definition mineralogy turns data into valuable knowledge and applicable solutions. Our world-class team of mineralogical experts ensures a quality product and provides significant interpretive value addition at every stage of your project. 

To deliver trusted mineralogical solutions, we develop and are supported by the most advanced technologies, including: 

  • TIMA-X
  • X-Ray Diffraction (XRD)
  • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
  • Optical Microscopy and image analysis
  • Heavy Liquid Separation
  • Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR)
  • Electron microprobe analysis (EMPA)
  • Laser ablation (LA-ICP-MS)
  • SIMS (both dynamic and TOF)

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