Thin Section Machine


Thin Section Machine

A precision cutting and grinding machine for rock samples and petrographic thin sections.

3x200-210VAC, 50-60hz

203mm cut off blade, 180mm grinding wheel, 1um precision


Research Facility

Lapidary and Crushing Facility- The Earth Resources Research and Analysis (TERRA) Facility- CREAIT Network
Memorial University
St. John's
Newfoundland and Labrador (NL)

The lapidary lab provides services that include production of standard thin sections, polished thin sections, fluid inclusion wafers, and polished slabs. The crushing facilities allow for production of powdered samples and mineral separates for geochemical analysis and geochronology. 

  • Biological and Life Sciences
  • Engineering - Civil, Structural
  • Environmental and Earth Sciences
  • Marine/Ocean Sciences
  • Clean Technology
  • Construction (including Building, Civil Engineering, Specialty Trades)
  • Education
  • Energy (Renewable and Fossil)
  • Environmental Technologies and Related Services
  • Mining, Minerals and Metals
  • Ocean Industries


Matt Crocker Primary Contact
Research Assistant
Brent Myron
Manager of Operations- CREAIT Network

Date submitted: Thu, Sep 27, 2018 3:26 PM
Date updated: Thu, Sep 27, 2018 3:27 PM