CHARGES FOR LABORATORY SERVICES

Chemical analysis: NOTE: Each sample is considered to weigh not more than 250grams

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Crushing 8,000 4
2. Grinding 180 microns 6,000 3
3. Grinding 106 microns 8,000 4
4. Drying Infra red radiation 8,000 4
5. Drying Oven 8,000 4
6. Drying Air/Sun-Shine 6,000 3
7. Sieving 5,000 3

Physical – Chemical Determination of Samples

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Loss on Ignition (LOI) 10,000 5
2. Moisture contents 8,000 4

GEOLOGICAL/GEOCHEMICAL MATERIAL (ROCKS, SOILS & SEDIMENTS)

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Ore analysis-Extra dissolution by HCl and HNO3 OR HF. Elements among Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, Fe and Cd (each addition element Tshs 3,500.00) A Package of five (5) elements 40,000 20
2. Aqua regia dissolution. Elements among Fe, Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, and Cd (each addition element Tshs 3,500.00). A Package of five (5) elements 35,000 18
3. MIBK extraction of Gold after aqua regia leach-AAS finish 45,000 23
4. Fire assay for Gold with AAS Finish 45,000 23
5. Fire assay for Gold with Gravimetric finish 40,000 20
6. Purification of raw gold using lead foil <25g 45,000 23
7. Purification of raw gold using acids 30,000 15

Determination of Elements by Graphite Furnance Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (GFAAS)

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Arsenic (As), Antimony (Sb), Selenium (Se), Mercury (Hg) and Bismuth (Bi) each 25,000 13
2. Platinum group elements: Platinum (Pt), Palladium (Pd), Iridium (Ir), Osmium (Os), Ruthenium (Ru) and Rhodium (Rh) Each 45,000 23
3. Aqua regia dissolution. Elements among Fe, Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, and Cd (each addition element Tshs 3,500.00): A Package of five (5) elements 40,000 20
4. Ore analysis-Extra dissolution by HCl and HNO3. Elements among Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, Fe and Cd (each addition element Tshs 3,500.00): A Package of five (5) elements 75,000 38

Determination of Elements by Inductively Coupled Plasma-Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP-OES)

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Ore analysis-Extra dissolution by HCl and HNO3. 25 elements (Minimun three samples): A Package of twenty five (25) 75,000 38
2. Platinum group elements: Platinum (Pt),Palladium (Pd), Iridium (Ir), Osmium (Os),Ruthenium (Ru) and Rhodium (Rh) (Minimun three samples): A Package of six (6) 75,000 38
3. Arsenic As, Antimony (Sb), Selenium (Se),Mercury (Hg) and Bismuth (Bi).(Minimun three samples):A Package of five (5) elements 75,000 38

Determination of Elements by X-Ray Fluoresence Spectrometer (XRF)

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. 25 elements X-Ray scan (Geological material): A Package of 25 50,000 25
2. 35 elements X-Ray scan (Geological material): A Package of 25 60,000 30
3. Metal/Alloy X-Ray Scan 45,000 23
4. Limestone Analysis (CaO, SiO2, MgO, Fe2O3, Al2O3, K2O, Na2O, MnO, SO3, P2O5 and LOI): A Package of 11 50,000 25
5. Gypsum Analysis ( % Purity, SiO2,CaO, MgO, Al2O3, Fe2O3 and LOI): A Package of 6 50,000 25
6. Phosphate rock analysis (% Purity P2O5, SiO2, Al2O3, Fe2O3 and LOI):A Package of 5 50,000 25

Determination of Anions by Ultra violet-Vissible Spestrophotometer (UV-Vis Spec)

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. SO4, NO3, F and PO4 Each 10,000 5

Determination of Elements by Carbon-Sulfur Analyser (CS-3000 Analyser)

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Sulfur Analysis 25,000 13
2. Carbon Analysis 25,000 13

ENVIRONMENTAL AND BIOLOGICAL MATERIAL

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. COD, BOD and DO Each 25,000 13
2. pH, TDS, EC Each 5,000 3
3. WAD Cyanide 25,000 13
4. FREE Cynide 25,000 13
5. TOTAL cynide 25,000 13
6. Spectrophotometric determination of Chlorides, Cl-, and Fluorides, F- Each 20,000 10
7. Spectrophotometric determination of Sulphates, SO4, Nitrates, NO3 and Phosphates, PO4, Fluoride, F, and Ammonia, NH3. Each 20,000 10
8. Titrimetric determination of Carbonates, CO3, Bicarbonates HCO3 and Chlorides, C: Bicarbonates HCO3 and Chlorides, Cl A Package of two (2) 20,000 10
9. Salinity 20,000 10
10. Turbidity by Spectrophotometer 20,000 10
11. Mercury, Hg, by Cold Vapour AAS 25,000 13
12. As, Sb, Se, Bi and Hg by ICP-OES: A Package of five (5) 75,000 38
13. Elements among Fe, Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, and Cd (each addition element Tshs 5,000.00)- FAAS Finish: A Package of five (5) 35,000 18
14. Na, K, Ca and Mg By AES and AAS: Each 4,000 2
15. Elements among Fe, Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, and Cd (each addition element Tshs 5000.00)-GFAAS Finish: A Package of five (5) 60,000 30
16. 25 elements- ICP-OES finish: A Package of twenty five (25) 75,000 38
17. Total Nitrogen analysis-Kjeldah digestion with titration finish 30,000 15
18. Edible salt (NaCl) Analysis by Titration (% Purity, CO3, & HCO3), spectrophotometer (SO4 & NO3) and GFAAS (Ca & Mg): A Package 50,000 25

Soil Analysis

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Water soluble cations 50,000 25
2. Exchangable bases 50,000 25
3. Inorganic element composition-ICP-OES finish: A Package of 25 75,000 38
4. otal As, Sb, Se and Hg by ICP-OES: A Package of four (4) 75,000 38
5. Total As, Sb, Se and Hg by GFAAS: Each 25,000 13
6. % Organic matter 15,000 8

Plant material and animal excretes/dung (Leaves, roots, seeds, guano etc.)

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. As, Sb, Se, Bi and Hg by ICP-OES: A Package of four (4) 75,000 38
2. As, Sb, Se and Hg by GFAAS Each 25,000 13
3. Elements among Fe, Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, and Cd (each addition element Tshs 5000.00)-GFAAS Finish: A Package of five (5) elements 75,000 38
4. Extra dissolution by HCl and HNO3 with ICP-OES finish: A Package of twenty five (25) 75,000 38

Biological samples (Urine, Hairs, Blood, nails, hoofs, horns etc)

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. As, Sb, Se, Bi and Hg by ICP-OES: A Package of five (5) 75,000 38
2. As, Sb, Se, Bi and Hg by GFAAS Each 25,000 13
3. Elements among Fe, Cu,Pb,Ag,Zn,Mn,Co,Cr, Ni, and Cd (each addition element Tshs 3,500.00)-GFAAS Finish: A Package of five (5) 40,000 20
4. Extra dissolution by HCl and HNO3 with ICP-OES finish: A Package of twenty five (25) 75,000 38

Consultancy

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Field sampling (one expert with a technician), transport to be borne by client. Expert (per diem) 160,000 80
2. Field sampling (one expert with a technician), transport to be borne by client. Technician (per diem) 120,000 60
3. Field sampling (one expert with a technician), transport to be borne by GST. expert (per diem) 160,000 80
4. Field sampling (one expert with a technician), transport to be borne by GST. Technician (per diem) 120,000 60
5. Field sampling (one expert with a technician), transport to be borne by GST. Driver (per diem) 100,000 50

Minerology / Petrology (Examination of sand size material)

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Sample splitting for 1,000 gm 13,000 7
2. Grain mounting(transparent) 18,000 9
3. Preparation of pellets for optical studies (opaque) per specimen 18,000 9
4. Optical examinations per thin section. 40,000 20

Minerology / Petrology (Study of Gemstones and Minerals)

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Identification of minerals using physical properties 15,000 8
2. Identification of minerals using physical & optical properties 15,000 8
3. Grading and certifications per 100 gm. 40,000 20
4. Hand sorting per 100 gm. 30,000 15

Minerology / Petrology (Sample Preparations)

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Cutting of rock without further work 10,000 5
2. Preparation of slide for studying transparent minerals. Standard size. 15,000 8
3. Preparation of slide for studying transparent minerals. Large size. 20,000 10
4. Preparation of slide for studying transparent minerals. Extra large. 25,000 13
5. Preparation of polished thin sections and polished sections. Standard size. 20,000 10
6. Preparation of polished thin sections and polished sections. Large size. 25,000 13
7. Preparation of polished thin sections and polished sections. Extra large. 28,000 14
8. Rock slabbing and polishing 15 cm x 15 cm (one side). Hard rock e.g. granites, gneiss, BIF. 25,000 13
9. Rock slabbing and polishing 15 cm x 15 cm (one side). Soft rock e.g. marble, travertine. 20,000 10
10. N.B For every 1 cm extra width / length add 3,000.00/= T. Shs to the original price. 3,000 2
11. Preparation of Polishing core samples for petrographic analysis 20,000 10
12. Color photo microscope (8 PCs each thin section) 25,000 13
13. Rock core splitting 15,000 8
14. Use of microscope without operator per hour 15,000 8
15. Lending a microscope per hour 30,000 15

Petrophysics

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Sample preparation 10,000 5
2. Density measurement 15,000 8
3. Magnetic Susceptibility 15,000 8
4. Remanent magnetization 15,000 8
5. Q-ratio computation 8,000 4
6. Combination (from 1 to 5) 62,000 31
7. Heavy liquid Separation 45,000 23

Mineral Processing Investigations (Examination of sand size material) Sample preparation (bulk samples not more 5kg)

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Crushing (10kg) 20,000 10
2. Every extra weight per Kg 2,000 1
3. Grinding to 45gm (1kg) 20,000 10
4. Every extra weight per Kg 3,000 2
5. Mixing and homogenizing (5kg) 5,000 3
6. Every extra weight per Kg 1,000 1
7. Batch flotation tests (gold ore and base metals) 25,000 13
8. Sieve analysis (1kg) 30,000 15
9. Moisture content determination 4,000 2
10. Specific gravity determination 5,000 3
11. Leaching tests for gold 25,000 13
12. Dry magnetic separation 10,000 5
13. Electrostatic separation 10,000 5
14. Batch grinding in steel balls mill to 100 microns 30,000 15
15. Batch grinding in porcelain balls mill to 100 microns 40,000 20
16. Mechanical panning 3,000 2
17. Sink/float tests 40,000 20
18. Amalgamation in barrel 40,000 20
19. Retorting for mercury 30,000 15
20. Crushing in rolls for soft ore 10,000 5
21. Grinding in porcelain mills (to avoid metal contamination) to 45 microns 40,000 20
22. Pulp density measurement 5,000 3
23. Concentration by shaking table 15,000 8
24. Concentration by tromel 2kg batch sample 15,000 8

Teaching kits for Primary schools containing 34 samples of rocks and minerals

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Unpacked samples with name labels 125,000 63
2. Unpacked samples with name labels and locality 175,000 88
3. Unpacked samples with name labels, locality and notes 250,000 125
4. Packed samples into wooden box with name labels 200,000 100
5. Packed samples into wooden box with name labels and locality 250,000 125
6. Packed samples into wooden box with name labels, locality and notes 275,000 138
7. Packed samples into aluminium box with name labels 25,000 13
8. Packed samples into aluminium box with name labels and locality 300,000 150
9. Packed samples into aluminium box with name labels, locality and notes 350,000 175
10. Mineral occurrence map of Tanzania showing the location of minerals in the kit 20,000 10

Teaching kits for Secondary schools containing 34 samples of rocks and minerals

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Unpacked samples with name labels 150,000 75
2. Unpacked samples with name labels and locality 220,000 110
3. Unpacked samples with name labels, locality and notes 270,000 135
4. Packed samples into wooden box with name labels 250,000 125
5. Packed samples into wooden box with name labels and locality 265,000 133
6. Packed samples into wooden box with name labels,locality and notes 275,000 138
7. Packed samples into aluminium box with name labels 375,000 188
8. Packed samples into wooden box with name labels and locality 400,000 200
9. Packed samples into aluminium box with name labels, locality and notes 450,000 225
10. Mineral occurrence map of Tanzania showing the location of minerals in the kit 25,000 13

Forensic samples (Excluding sample preparation)

SN Description Price (TZS) Price (USD)
1. Identification of gold and or mercury and reporting charges 12,000 6
2. Analyzing rocks samples for gold and base metals including reporting charges 15,000 8
3. Gemstone/mineral identification and reporting 10,000 5