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2. Facilities Available

Instruments/ Equipments

Analysis

Expertise

AAS – Varian Spectra 220

Base Metal (Partial & Mn, Cr and Gold

Cu, Co, Ni, Pb, Zn, Ag, Cr, Au, Mn, Li, Rb, Cd

Flame Photometer Microprocessor based

Elico CL-361

Alkali and Alkaline earth metals

Sodium and Potassium

Spectrophotometer Systronics UV – Visible 117

Spectrophotometer

Titanium and Phosphorus

Thermo Gravimetric Analyzer (TGA)

Coal Analysis

Moisture,Volatile Matter, Ash & Fixed Carbon

Bomb Calorimeter

Coal Analysis

Gross Calorific Value (GCV)

  ED-XRF  X-Ray analysis of Limestone,
Bauxite, Iron ore, Rock etc. 

 SiO2, Al2O3, Fe2O3, CaO, MgO,

Na2O, K2O, TiO2, V2O5

3. Infrastructure

3.1. Central Chemical Laboratory is located at the head office, Raipur. It is equipped with modern analytical instruments to carry out the following:

       3.1.1 The wet analysis of rocks, kimberlites, clay, pyrophyllite, quartz, quartz, quartzite, limestone, dolomite, bauxite, iron ore etc. by classical
                methods of analysis.

      3.1.2 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer to detect Cu, Co, Ni, Pb, Zn, Ag, Cr, Au, Mn, Li, Rb, Cd.

     3.1.3 X-ray analysis of Limestone, Bauxite, Iron ore, Rock etc is carried out by ED-XRF

3.2. Regional Chemical Laboratories:

Located at the Regional Office Jagdalpur and Raipur are equipped with traditional lab equipments to carry out wet classical analysis for limestone, dolomite, iron ore, bauxite, tin ore etc.

Facilities of coal analysis has been established at regional office Bilaspur for proximation and ultimate analysis of coal sample.

Analysis Rates For Commercial Samples

Sr. No.

Name of the Mineral

Radicals to be detected

Analysis Details

Rate per Sample

1.

Limestone, Dolomite, Marble, Calcite

SiO2, Fe2O3, Al2O3, CaO, MgO, L.O.I.

Complete analysis

1550

2.

Bauxite, Laterite

SiO2, Al2O3, Fe2O3, TiO2, L.O.I.

Complete analysis

1600

3.

Clay, Rock, Quartz, Red Ochre, Kimberlite, Pyrophyllite, Shaie, Soap Stone

SiO2, Al2O3, Fe2O3,TiO2, Na2O,K2O, CaO, MgO, L.O.I.

Complete analysis

3200

4.

Coal

For Moisture, Volatile Matter, Ash, (U.H.V.) and Fix Carbon (Proximat Analysis)

Complete analysis

800

Gross Calorific Value (GCV)

Complete analysis

550

5.

Tin

Sn, SnO2

Complete analysis only Au By AAs using MIBK

1200

6.

Iron Ore

(A) SiO2, Al2O3, Fe2O3,TiO2,L.O.I.

Complete analysis

1300

(B) SiO2, Al2O3, Fe2O3,TiO2;
L.O.I.,P2O5,FeO, Fe2O3

Complete analysis

2500

7.

Manganese Ore

SiO2,Fe2O3,MnO2,Mn

Complete analysis

1250

For detection of S,P2O5, Na2O,K2O, and MnO2 is the above mentioned sample the charges will be levied as under

Sr.No.

Radical/Element.

Ammount (in Rs)

1.

Sulphure(S)

500

2.

Phosphorus (P2O5)

500

3.

Sodium (Na2O)

300

4.

Potassium(K2O)

300

5.

Maganese(MnO2))

240

Remote Sensing

PHOTOGEOLOGY AND REMOTE SENSING (PGRS) DIVISION :

PGRS is established at the Head Office of DGM, and is involved in application of remote sensing techniques for mineral exploration projects of the Directorate. Since 1990, PGRS has potentiality to carry out natural resource management projects under approval of the Government.

Projects

International Collaboration

INDO-FGR Project Phase IV (1995-2000) For ‘Development of Diamond Exploration Model. 

Departmental

Preparation of remote sensing based regional geological maps of Chhattisgarh state on 1:250,000 scale (without field check)Preparation of Geological map and demarcation of potential zones for Gold mineralisation in Sonakhan area, of district Raipur (Now, Mahasamund district) with selective field check.Preparation of Geological map and demarcation of potential zones for location of kimberlites in Mainpur area of Raipur district with selective field check.Preparation of Geological map of South Central Bastar district (Presently Dantewara district) with selective field check.Preparation of geological map for demarcation of Ultramafic bodies and zones of gold mineralisation in Saraipali area of Mahasamund district. Selective ground check was followed by exploratory work.Demarcation of granite bocks in Kanker district and ground check to confirm its feasibility as dimension stone.Preparation of Geological map of Panari-Lormi area of Kawardha- Bilaspur districts to demarcate potential zones for polymetallic mineralisation.

Other Projects

Preparation of lineament, hydromorphic and drainage maps for mili watershed development under Rajiv Gandhi water shed mission.

Services available

Interpretation of remote sensing data & aerial photographs for natural resources management especially geomorphic, hydromorphic, geological, structural, lineament, drainage maps of the terrain, supported by associated ground truth collection. landuse, land hazards zoning maps.Mineral targeting and exploration.Digital image analysis and GIS.

Logistics available

Trained manpower from the national and international institutions in interpretation of aerial photographs and remote sensing data, digital image analysis and GIS Aerial photographic coverage of almost entire Chhattisgarh on approximately 1:50,000 scale.FCC data of various IRS series satellites, covering entire Chhattisgarh on 1:250,000 scale and on 1:50,000 scale of selected area. Instrument and equipment essential for visual interpretation of aerial photographs in lab and field.Instrument and equipment essential for visual interpretation and digital image analysis of remote sensing data.Facility for digitization of maps and GIS.

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