Analytical Facilities and Services

The School of Geography, Geology and the Environment at the University of Leicester hosts a number of facilities to analyse various aspects of samples for geoscience research. Analytical services are available together with the necessary expertise to interpret the results.


Our facilities include:


Our services range from mineralogical determination of clay samples to elemental determination at sub-ppm levels in rocks, soils, sediments.

Some additional information about each of our techniques can be found by following the links at the left of the page but please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirements.

For full terms and conditions in relation to our Analytical Services - see our Services Agreement

General Enquiries

Dr Tom Knott

T: +44 (0)116 252 3817

Contact details for more specific information about individual techniques can be found on the appropriate page.

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