LABORATORIES AND OTHER RESEARCH FACILITIES
1) Geochemistry Laboratory
The laboratory has adequate facilities for geochemical analysis and is equipped
with Atomic Absorption Spectrometer, Differential Thermal Analyzer, French-made
SIGMA-CGR X-ray Diffractometer (currently out of order), X-Ray illuminator,
pH-meters, Resistance Thermometers, Analytical Balances, Muffle Furnace, and Wet
Pre-grinding Machine with necessary glassware and chemicals
2) Petrography Laboratory
The laboratory has facilities for mineral and ore microscopy and is equipped
with Polarizing Microscopes, Metallurgical and Inverted Metallurgical
Microscopes, Zoom Stereo Microscopes, Automatic Point Counter, Mechanical Stage,
and Rayner Refractometer.
3) Geophysics Laboratory
The following equipment is available for geophysical surveys: Geoelectric
Equipment, Seismic Data acquisition System, Self Potential Equipment, Portable
4) THIN SECTION AND ROCK CUTTING LABORATORY
5) Cartography Laboratory
The laboratory has facilities for map drawing Computerised and is equipped with
a large (A0) size tracing table and relevant tracing and drawing gadgets.
6) Photography Laboratory
The laboratory has facilities for developing and printing black and white
Specimens of selected rocks and minerals, mostly belonging to Balochistan are at
8) Field Equipment
The Centre has a good collection of various kinds of field equipment required
for geological/geophysical field work including Two 4x4 Toyota Jeeps, Equipment
for geological surveys and geophysical surveys, camping gear etc.
9) Studentís Computer Laboratory
Computer Lab is equipped with ten latest computers with color/ black printers
and Scanners (A4 and A3)
10) X-RAY DIFFERACTION AND DTA. LAB.