Mineral Optics Laboratory

29  A   Street      P.O. Box 828

Wilder, Vermont,   05088  USA

TEL    802-295-9373   E-mail:






Petrographic Thin Section Prices

Call for a  price quote for your specific requirements.


Thin Section Preparation






Standard Lapped Finish



27 x 46mm x 30micron  Normal 14 Day Turnaround     

with cover glass



without cover glass


50 x 75mm (2 x 3 in.)  x 30 micron 

with cover glass

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without cover glass

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Polished Finish



27 x 46 mm x 30micron  polished thin section


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27 x 46 mm "fluid inclusion" thick section

(both surfaces polished soluble  adhesive)


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27 x 46 x 1 mm (more or less) or 25mm Dia. polished thick section


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1 inch (25mm)Dia. x 30 micron  polished thin section


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Other Preparations






Impregnating with epoxy resin.. Clear or Blue. All Material

 is routinely  vacuum impregnated.  No additional charge


No Charge

Saw uncut sample


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Embed loose grains, sand, drill cuttings etc.    


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Water soluble materials processed in oil or other vehicle.

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Rush order shipped within 1-7 working days.

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Turnaround Time: Normal turnaround time is under 17 days.

Turnaround Today  Call (802)-295-9373 or Email for current Turnaround Time or Rush Service.


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Submitting Samples

Mark sample numbers and orientation clearly.

Attach list of sample numbers.

- Ship via UPS, FedEx, Post Office, or other courier.

For Help with Shipping & Technical Assistance:  (802)-295-9373  




Master Card / VISA  AMEX accepted.

Open Account billing: Net 30 Days to recognized institutions: purchase order number required.

Personal check drawn on U.S. Bank in U.S. Dollars

Bank Draft drawn on U.S. Bank in U.S. Dollars

International Money Order in U.S. Dollars

Bank Wire Transfer in U.S. Dollars


Effective April 23, 2019