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Research Facilities

Pilot Plant and Minerals Processing Laboratory

The Minerals Processing Laboratory provides research services to the mining industry with a focus on development of environmentally sound, energy-efficient approaches to comminution and concentration processes.

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Research Laboratory

The Research Laboratory is part of Finland’s national research infrastructure. It features the latest research instrumentation and a staff internationally renowned for research and analysis of geological materials.

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Geophysical research packages

GTK possesses a broad selection of geophysical research equipment for ground-based, borehole and laboratory studies.

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  Geomari – Marine geology research vessel

The research vessel Geomari (MMSI: 230985210) is an aluminium-body catamaran built in 2003 by Mobimar Oy under a joint agreement of GTK and the Finnish Naval Research Institute (ship christening on December 16, 2003 at the Pansio Naval Station).

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National drill core archive

The national archive for diamond drill core houses about 3.0 million meters of diamond drill core from more than 31 000 boreholes. The cores have been obtained from deep drilling operations carried out in mineral exploration, mining, engineering geology etc.

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