Training is offered in spectrometer operations, applications, software and in the methodology of reflectance spectroscopy.
The course covers data collection procedures, core analysis, mineral identification techniques using SPECMIN™, Search Match Tables, and the user interactive program FeatureSearch, plus other SII programs.
An understanding of Applied Reflectance Spectroscopy is also taught with theory, applications and detailed case studies in alteration systems of most interest to the client. Choices range include high and low sulfidation gold systems, porphyry copper, kimberlites, Witwatersrand, disseminated gold, greenstone and tropical weathering terrains.
General Course Outline
Introduction to Reflectance Spectroscopy
Alteration mineralogy from the infrared perspective
Sample Analysis - Data Collection Techniques
Hand Lens Quiz
Mineral Identification Procedures
Search/Match Software, SPECWIN, FeatureSearch
Analysis of client rocks
Application of software to client alteration sites
The course is specifically tailored to the needs of the company.
English and Spanish instructors and manuals are available.