Polish Geological Institute – National Research Institute performs mineralogical and petrographic analyses of different materials, e.g.:

  • geological samples (rocks, ores, minerals)
  • environmental samples (soils, sediments, waste materials, solid organic products) 
  • industrial samples (building and road stones, materials of chemical, ceramic, steel and glass industries)
  • archaeological samples
  • medical samples
  • cosmetic samples



» Fluid inclusion studies

» Cathodoluminescence studies

» Lithological & textural studies of quaternary mineral deposits

» Electron microscopy and microanalysis

» Optical microscopy in reflected light

» Optical microscopy in polarized light

» Coal and organic petrology

» Sample preparation