MEFFA Lab Oy – a service company
We provide our customers – exploration companies and geological survey institutions – with complex MEFFA-based soil/sediment geochemical surveys. Our service is tailored to the customer’s specific needs and depends on the local landscape, geological environment, type of targeted mineralization, the scale of the project, etc.
We operate worldwide.
We strive to merit our customer’s confidence. If you would like to test MEFFA, we offer a free-of-charge MEFFA analysis of samples provided by you ( up to 100 samples ).
Stage 1. Express XRF analysis of all samples in field base camp and mapping pathfinders anomalies allows us to quickly adapt the sampling program to focus on identified anomalies. pXRF + GERDA.
Sample preparation for MEFFA is simple, fast, inexpensive and environmentally friendly, using no reagents and requiring no special facilities and can be done in a field base camp (optionally for remote areas or big volumes of samples ). In the field conditions, soil samples can be reduced to 2-3 g using tools available in a supermarket. The reduction in weight means significantly lower shipping costs.
If your targeted minerals have good detection limits by pXRF, generally you don’t need Stage 2. If you explore for gold or other precious metals ->
Stage 2. Gold and other precious metals analysis in MEFFA Lab Oy’s stationary laboratory by using ICP MS and Laser Ablation.
The soil/sediment sampling and MEFFA sample preparation can also be done by the customer’s team under the supervision of one of our specialists.
Stage 3. Mapping, results interpretation and modelling.