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Curation Services


METEORITES LAB performs curation work for private and institutional meteorites and fossils collections.

Among the services we offer, the following stand out:

~ Specimen Restoration / Stabilization

~ Collection Management

~ Specimen Acquisition

~ New Fall Acquisition

~ Trade & Resale Agent

~ Specimen Appraisals

~ Cutting & Etching

~ Thin sectioning

~ XRF & Petrographic analysis.

~ Digital Imaging XPL and PPL (microphotography and video)

~ Specimen documentation and characterization.

~ Specimen Authentication

~ Official classification of new meteorites.

Contact us for more information. 


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