Sand from the Sahara!

In late April a plume of sand from the Sahara Desert covered much of the UK with a coating of fine reddish-orange dust. Using our instrumentation we were able to quickly determine the mineral composition of the deposit.

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Established in 1997, X-ray Mineral Services Ltd are experts in mineralogical and chemical analysis using X-ray Diffraction (XRD) and X-ray Fluorescence (XRF). We have a fully equipped laboratory in the UK and offer confidential, comprehensive and efficient analysis of rocks, soils and raw materials at a competitive price.

Serving industrial sectors from oil and gas to geo-technical, mineral extraction, construction and medical, our staff have over 50 years of combined experience in the interpretation and reporting of data.