JEOL JXA 8600 Superprobe being installed​.

Cannon operating ARL SEMQ electron microprobe.

Single phase electron probe analysis      $40
Multiphase electron probe polished section.  $150/hour
Scanning Electron Microscope images $10 ea 5 image min.
X-Ray Diffraction Pattern. $50.
X-Ray Diffraction with interpretation. $100 / hour

                               LABORATORY for MINERALOGY and MATERIALS ANALYSIS

               * Electron Microprobe Analysis    * Scanning Electron  Microscopy     * X-Ray Micro-Analysis  

 *X-Ray Diffraction and  *Petrography  *Electron Microprobe Standards  *Erionite - Asbestos - Lead in Paint Analyses


                                                            Bart Cannon, owner and analyst since 1984 

                      1041 NE 100th Street,  Seattle, WA 98125      206 522 9233

ARL SEMQ Electron Microprobe

6 Wavelength dispersive x-ray spectrometers.  52.5 degree x-ray take off angle

1 AMPTEK 123 Fast SDD detector with C-2 Window. 124 eV energy resolution.  U - Be detection. 2,000,000 cps

Ocean Optics UV-VIS-NIR spectrophotometer. 10 micron lateral resolution for cathodoluminesence.

Full television rate YAG back scattered electron detector.

4"x 4" 4" maximum sample size.  Up to 12" diameter with some orientations.

Beam co-axial visual light optics allowing color observation of sample and cathodoluminescence in real time.  Digital Image Acquisition.

JEOL JXA 8600 Electron Microprobe

5 wavelength Dispersive x-ray spectrometers.

Quad solid state back scattered electron detector.

Beam co-axial visual light optics.

Geller digital image acquisition, spectrometer, stage and data automation. 

Polished ore section image from Peter McSwiggen using Cannon Microprobe's JEOL 8600

INSTRUMENTS and Equipment

ARL SEMQ Electron Microprobe with 6 wavelength dispersive x-ray spectrometers with 54 degree x-ray take off angle, energy dispersive x-ray spectrometer, Ocean Optics cathodoluminescence spectrometer with 10 micron resolution, DigiSem digital image acquisition.  

JEOL JXA 8600 Superprobe with 5 wavelength dispersive x-ray spectrometers.  SDD energy dispersive x-ray spectrometer. Quad backscattered electron imaging.

GE X-ray Diffractometer with digital pattern recording.

Lortone Thin Section Machine.

Custom and Buehler Vibramet grinding and polishing heads.

Leitz Ortholux petrographic and ore microscope.

Franz Isodynamic Separator.

Custom carbon evaporator.

S.E. International Monitor 4 geiger counter.

U.V. Products Super Bright ultraviolet lamps

Cannon Microprobe 275 nm LED micro illuminator for Stereo Microscope.

Bausch and Lomb Stereozoom 7 stereo-microscope.

Olympus SZ 7X stereomicroscope.

Abbe Refractometer
Cargille Refractive Index Fluid Set.

1500 volume library or ore, mineralogy, geology, and materials science.