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Analytical Services

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Precision, and quality controlled analytical results.

  • Major and trace analyses of condensate, gas and water
  • Stable isotope analyses of fluids and minerals
  • Petrology, petrography and x-ray diffraction
  • Fluid-inclusion microthermometry
  • Radiometric dating of fluids and rocks
  • Physical rock property measurement
  • Surface sampling of fluids and gases
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New Zealand Geothermal Analytical Laboratory: ISO 17025:2005 accredited geothermal and groundwater analyses, including a wide range of specialist and non-routine analyses. Sample types include steam condensate, groundwater, geothermal water and volcanic samples.

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Minerals Laboratory: New Zealand's most sophisticated thin section and mineral extraction laboratory. XRD analysis for quantitative mineral analysis and identification.

National Isotope Centre: Isotope science expertise and associated commercial applications, including stable isotopes, radiocarbon analysis, tritium and water dating, and cosmogenic isotopes.