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)

SARM144

Ferrochromium

Ferrochrome Metal

 
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

SARM186

PGM Ore

PGM Concentrate 

 
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

SARM 148

Wits uranium ore

Monazite ore

 
COAL SARM 18 Coal (Witbank)
SARM 19 Coal (Free Stata)
SARM 20 Coal (Sasolburg)