This paper is an update of previous reviews by Bekker et al.
(2010, 2014) that will improve the quantitative framework we use to interpret IF deposition.
The day started with a tour of the John de Laeter Centre (Jd LC) facilities incorporating the Tescan integrated mineral analyser (TIMA; ), which was the key instrument of relevance to the workshop.
Dr Mark Aylmore, recently appointed to take on the role of Applied Mineralogist in the Jd LC, chaired the workshop that included presentations from: • Dr Kamran Khajehpour (AXT), who gave an overview of automated mineralogy and supported by Esben Kjaer (Struers) who gave a brief overview on sample preparation techniques.
November to demonstrate the application and benefits of automated mineralogy to the minerals industry and academic research.