Organic Matter


  • Kerogen concentration
  • Organic matter petrography
  • Vitrinite reflectance analysis
  • Thermal Alteration Index analysis

List of Lab Instruments and Equipment

  • Zeiss Axioskop 40 A
    Zeiss Axioskop 40 A pol microscope-photometer system equipped with a tungsten-halogen lamp (12V, 100w), an Epiplan-Neofluar 50x/1.0 oil objective, filtered 546 nm incident light and Zeiss immersion oil (ne  1.518, 23ºC).
  • Zeiss Axioplan
    Polarizing petrographic microscope.
  • Leica ZOOM 2000
    Stereomicroscope for mineral picking.
  • Digital Camera Canon Power Shot G6
  • Struers LaboPol
    Grinding, lapping and polishing machine.