Charges for Labolatory Services

CHARGES FOR LABORATORY SERVICES

Chemical analysis: NOTE: Each sample is considered to weigh not more than 250grams

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Crushing8,0004
2.Grinding 180 microns6,0003
3.Grinding 106 microns8,0004
4.Drying Infra red radiation8,0004
5.Drying Oven8,0004
6.Drying Air/Sun-Shine6,0003
7.Sieving5,0003

Physical – Chemical Determination of Samples

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Loss on Ignition (LOI)10,0005
2.Moisture contents8,0004

GEOLOGICAL/GEOCHEMICAL MATERIAL (ROCKS, SOILS & SEDIMENTS)

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Ore analysis-Extra dissolution by HCl and HNO3 OR HF. Elements among Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, Fe and Cd (each addition element Tshs 3,500.00) A Package of five (5) elements40,00020
2.Aqua regia dissolution. Elements among Fe, Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, and Cd (each addition element Tshs 3,500.00). A Package of five (5) elements35,00018
3.MIBK extraction of Gold after aqua regia leach-AAS finish45,00023
4.Fire assay for Gold with AAS Finish45,00023
5.Fire assay for Gold with Gravimetric finish40,00020
6.Purification of raw gold using lead foil <25g45,00023
7.Purification of raw gold using acids30,00015

Determination of Elements by Graphite Furnance Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (GFAAS)

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Arsenic (As), Antimony (Sb), Selenium (Se), Mercury (Hg) and Bismuth (Bi) each25,00013
2.Platinum group elements: Platinum (Pt), Palladium (Pd), Iridium (Ir), Osmium (Os), Ruthenium (Ru) and Rhodium (Rh) Each45,00023
3.Aqua regia dissolution. Elements among Fe, Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, and Cd (each addition element Tshs 3,500.00): A Package of five (5) elements40,00020
4.Ore analysis-Extra dissolution by HCl and HNO3. Elements among Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, Fe and Cd (each addition element Tshs 3,500.00): A Package of five (5) elements75,00038

Determination of Elements by Inductively Coupled Plasma-Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP-OES)

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Ore analysis-Extra dissolution by HCl and HNO3. 25 elements (Minimun three samples): A Package of twenty five (25)75,00038
2.Platinum group elements: Platinum (Pt),Palladium (Pd), Iridium (Ir), Osmium (Os),Ruthenium (Ru) and Rhodium (Rh) (Minimun three samples): A Package of six (6)75,00038
3.Arsenic As, Antimony (Sb), Selenium (Se),Mercury (Hg) and Bismuth (Bi).(Minimun three samples):A Package of five (5) elements75,00038

Determination of Elements by X-Ray Fluoresence Spectrometer (XRF)

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.25 elements X-Ray scan (Geological material): A Package of 2550,00025
2.35 elements X-Ray scan (Geological material): A Package of 2560,00030
3.Metal/Alloy X-Ray Scan45,00023
4.Limestone Analysis (CaO, SiO2, MgO, Fe2O3, Al2O3, K2O, Na2O, MnO, SO3, P2O5 and LOI): A Package of 1150,00025
5.Gypsum Analysis ( % Purity, SiO2,CaO, MgO, Al2O3, Fe2O3 and LOI): A Package of 650,00025
6.Phosphate rock analysis (% Purity P2O5, SiO2, Al2O3, Fe2O3 and LOI):A Package of 550,00025

Determination of Anions by Ultra violet-Vissible Spestrophotometer (UV-Vis Spec)

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.SO4, NO3, F and PO4 Each10,0005

Determination of Elements by Carbon-Sulfur Analyser (CS-3000 Analyser)

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Sulfur Analysis25,00013
2.Carbon Analysis25,00013

ENVIRONMENTAL AND BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.COD, BOD and DO Each25,00013
2.pH, TDS, EC Each5,0003
3.WAD Cyanide25,00013
4.FREE Cynide25,00013
5.TOTAL cynide25,00013
6.Spectrophotometric determination of Chlorides, Cl-, and Fluorides, F- Each20,00010
7.Spectrophotometric determination of Sulphates, SO4, Nitrates, NO3 and Phosphates, PO4, Fluoride, F, and Ammonia, NH3. Each20,00010
8.Titrimetric determination of Carbonates, CO3, Bicarbonates HCO3 and Chlorides, C: Bicarbonates HCO3 and Chlorides, Cl A Package of two (2)20,00010
9.Salinity20,00010
10.Turbidity by Spectrophotometer20,00010
11.Mercury, Hg, by Cold Vapour AAS25,00013
12.As, Sb, Se, Bi and Hg by ICP-OES: A Package of five (5)75,00038
13.Elements among Fe, Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, and Cd (each addition element Tshs 5,000.00)- FAAS Finish: A Package of five (5)35,00018
14.Na, K, Ca and Mg By AES and AAS: Each4,0002
15.Elements among Fe, Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, and Cd (each addition element Tshs 5000.00)-GFAAS Finish: A Package of five (5)60,00030
16.25 elements- ICP-OES finish: A Package of twenty five (25)75,00038
17.Total Nitrogen analysis-Kjeldah digestion with titration finish30,00015
18.Edible salt (NaCl) Analysis by Titration (% Purity, CO3, & HCO3), spectrophotometer (SO4 & NO3) and GFAAS (Ca & Mg): A Package50,00025

Soil Analysis

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Water soluble cations50,00025
2.Exchangable bases50,00025
3.Inorganic element composition-ICP-OES finish: A Package of 2575,00038
4.otal As, Sb, Se and Hg by ICP-OES: A Package of four (4)75,00038
5.Total As, Sb, Se and Hg by GFAAS: Each25,00013
6.% Organic matter15,0008

Plant material and animal excretes/dung (Leaves, roots, seeds, guano etc.)

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.As, Sb, Se, Bi and Hg by ICP-OES: A Package of four (4)75,00038
2.As, Sb, Se and Hg by GFAAS Each25,00013
3.Elements among Fe, Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, and Cd (each addition element Tshs 5000.00)-GFAAS Finish: A Package of five (5) elements75,00038
4.Extra dissolution by HCl and HNO3 with ICP-OES finish: A Package of twenty five (25)75,00038

Biological samples (Urine, Hairs, Blood, nails, hoofs, horns etc)

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.As, Sb, Se, Bi and Hg by ICP-OES: A Package of five (5)75,00038
2.As, Sb, Se, Bi and Hg by GFAAS Each25,00013
3.Elements among Fe, Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, and Cd (each addition element Tshs 3,500.00)-GFAAS Finish: A Package of five (5)40,00020
4.Extra dissolution by HCl and HNO3 with ICP-OES finish: A Package of twenty five (25)75,00038

Consultancy

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Field sampling (one expert with a technician), transport to be borne by client. Expert (Professionalism fee)240,000120
2.Field sampling (one expert with a technician), transport to be borne by client. Technician (Professionalism fee)160,00080
3.Car hiring charges per day300,000150

Minerology / Petrology (Examination of sand size material)

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Sample splitting for 1,000 gm13,0007
2.Grain mounting(transparent)18,0009
3.Preparation of pellets for optical studies (opaque) per specimen18,0009
4.Optical examinations per thin section.40,00020

Minerology / Petrology (Study of Gemstones and Minerals)

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Identification of minerals using physical properties15,0008
2.Identification of minerals using physical & optical properties15,0008
3.Grading and certifications per 100 gm.40,00020
4.Hand sorting per 100 gm.30,00015

Minerology / Petrology (Sample Preparations)

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Cutting of rock without further work10,0005
2.Preparation of slide for studying transparent minerals. Standard size.15,0008
3.Preparation of slide for studying transparent minerals. Large size.20,00010
4.Preparation of slide for studying transparent minerals. Extra large.25,00013
5.Preparation of polished thin sections and polished sections. Standard size.20,00010
6.Preparation of polished thin sections and polished sections. Large size.25,00013
7.Preparation of polished thin sections and polished sections. Extra large.28,00014
8.Rock slabbing and polishing 15 cm x 15 cm (one side). Hard rock e.g. granites, gneiss, BIF.25,00013
9.Rock slabbing and polishing 15 cm x 15 cm (one side). Soft rock e.g. marble, travertine.20,00010
10.N.B For every 1 cm extra width / length add 3,000.00/= T. Shs to the original price.3,0002
11.Preparation of Polishing core samples for petrographic analysis20,00010
12.Color photo microscope (8 PCs each thin section)25,00013
13.Rock core splitting15,0008
14.Use of microscope without operator per hour15,0008
15.Lending a microscope per hour30,00015

Petrophysics

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Sample preparation10,0005
2.Density measurement15,0008
3.Magnetic Susceptibility15,0008
4.Remanent magnetization15,0008
5.Q-ratio computation8,0004
6.Combination (from 1 to 5)62,00031
7.Heavy liquid Separation45,00023

Mineral Processing Investigations (Examination of sand size material) Sample preparation (bulk samples not more 5kg)

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Crushing (10kg)20,00010
2.Every extra weight per Kg2,0001
3.Grinding to 45gm (1kg)20,00010
4.Every extra weight per Kg3,0002
5.Mixing and homogenizing (5kg)5,0003
6.Every extra weight per Kg1,0001
7.Batch flotation tests (gold ore and base metals)25,00013
8.Sieve analysis (1kg)30,00015
9.Moisture content determination4,0002
10.Specific gravity determination5,0003
11.Leaching tests for gold25,00013
12.Dry magnetic separation10,0005
13.Electrostatic separation10,0005
14.Batch grinding in steel balls mill to 100 microns30,00015
15.Batch grinding in porcelain balls mill to 100 microns40,00020
16.Mechanical panning3,0002
17.Sink/float tests40,00020
18.Amalgamation in barrel40,00020
19.Retorting for mercury30,00015
20.Crushing in rolls for soft ore10,0005
21.Grinding in porcelain mills (to avoid metal contamination) to 45 microns40,00020
22.Pulp density measurement5,0003
23.Concentration by shaking table15,0008
24.Concentration by tromel 2kg batch sample15,0008

Teaching kits for Primary schools containing 34 samples of rocks and minerals

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Unpacked samples with name labels125,00063
2.Unpacked samples with name labels and locality175,00088
3.Unpacked samples with name labels, locality and notes250,000125
4.Packed samples into wooden box with name labels200,000100
5.Packed samples into wooden box with name labels and locality250,000125
6.Packed samples into wooden box with name labels, locality and notes275,000138
7.Packed samples into aluminium box with name labels25,00013
8.Packed samples into aluminium box with name labels and locality300,000150
9.Packed samples into aluminium box with name labels, locality and notes350,000175
10.Mineral occurrence map of Tanzania showing the location of minerals in the kit20,00010

Teaching kits for Secondary schools containing 34 samples of rocks and minerals

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Unpacked samples with name labels150,00075
2.Unpacked samples with name labels and locality220,000110
3.Unpacked samples with name labels, locality and notes270,000135
4.Packed samples into wooden box with name labels250,000125
5.Packed samples into wooden box with name labels and locality265,000133
6.Packed samples into wooden box with name labels,locality and notes275,000138
7.Packed samples into aluminium box with name labels375,000188
8.Packed samples into wooden box with name labels and locality400,000200
9.Packed samples into aluminium box with name labels, locality and notes450,000225
10.Mineral occurrence map of Tanzania showing the location of minerals in the kit25,00013

Forensic samples (Excluding sample preparation)

SNDescriptionPrice (TZS)Price (USD)
1.Identification of gold and or mercury and reporting charges12,0006
2.Analyzing rocks samples for gold and base metals including reporting charges15,0008
3.Gemstone/mineral identification and reporting10,0005