Analytical Services

Mintek’s Analytical Services Division (ASD) is a well-established inorganic analytical chemistry laboratory that specialises in geochemical and metallurgical analyses. We provide this specialised analytical service to the mineral, metallurgical and related industries, using state-of-the-art instrumentation for a variety of techniques.

SARM Certificates

TYPE SARM DESCRIPTION
ROCKS AND MINERALS
SARM 4 Norite
SARM 5 Pyroxenite
SARM 6 Dunite
SARM 39 Kimberlite
SARM 50 Dolerite
SARM 41 Carbonaceous shale
SARM 42 Soil
SARM 43 Magnesite
SARM 44 Sillimanite schist
SARM 47 Serpentinite
SARM 48 Fluorspar granite
SARM 50 Dolerite
SARM 52 Sediment (stream)
HEAVY MINERALS
SARM 62 Zircon (RBM)
SARM 58 (stock finished) Titanium slag (AAC)
METALS SARM 33 Ferrosilicon (15% Si)
SARM 10 (replaced by 74) Ferrochromium
ORES  AND SEMI-PROCESSED
MATERIALS
SARM 12 Magnetite ore
SARM 13 Zirconium concentrate
SARM 14 Fluorspar Buffalo acid grade
SARM 15 Fluorspar Zeerust acid grade
SARM 16 Manganese ore (Wessels)
SARM 17 Manganese ore (Mamatwan)
SARM 32 Phosphate rock
SARM 34 Andalusite
SARM 38 Vanadium pentoxide
SARM 69 Ceramic shard

SARM 77SARM 114SARM 115SARM 116SARM 118SARM 131

SARM 132

SARM 146

Ferrochrome slagSulpherSulpherSulpherSulpherCr Ore

Fe Ore Hematite

Chromite

SARM 149 CERTIFICATE Certified Ref.
PGM AND GOLD ORES
SARM 75 PGM Ore Sheba’s Ridge
SARM 81 UG2 ore
SARM 107 PGM Ore
URANIUM ORES SARM 21 Uranium acid leach residue
SARM 23 Uranium pyrite conc.
SARM 24 Uranium slimes dam mat.
SARM 26 Uranium pyrite conc.
SARM 27 Uranium acid leach res.
SARM 28 Uranium plant calcine
SARM 78 Uranium calcrete
SARM 86 Uranium ore.
SARM 97 Wits uranium ore
SARM 98 Wits uranium ore
COAL SARM 18 Coal (Witbank)
SARM 19 Coal (Free Stata)
SARM 20 Coal (Sasolburg)