Handheld XRF Workshop- November 6-7, 2015


Goodman School of Mines Presents:


Handheld XRF Workshop

November 6-7, 2015



Please email Denyse Leroy – DLeroy@laurentian.ca so we have an idea of numbers.





Day One:
Friday, November 6, 2015
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Vale Living with Lakes Centre – Room LL102


Special Guests:


  • Gwendy Hall – CAMIRO Study
  • Noelle Shriver – XRF Applications at Vale
  • Attila Pentek – XRF at Broken Hammer for Grade Control
  • Gregg S. Hill, XPS – Quantitative Measurement of Rare Earths Using Olympus x5000 Desktop Analyser
  • John Fedorowich – XRF Applications at KGHM International
  • Ross Knight, Geological Survey of Canada – 1) pXRF comparison with 4 acid and fusion chemistry for a regional mineral resource assessment in the east arm of Great Slave Lake; and 2) Application of pXRF to borehole chemostratigraphy, examples from unconsolidated sediments and the Meliadine Gold district.  


Day Two:
Saturday, November 7, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Vale Living with Lakes Centre – Room LL102


XRF Theory Review / Factors Affecting Accuracy (Physical, Chemical, Analytical, Spectral Inferences) / Maximize Accuracy in Rock and Soils / Use of Calibration Factors / Use of Site Specific and Site Typical CRM’s / Review of CAMIRO Data / Q&A/ NRCAN Exam


Poster        XRF Package        Registration Form


Register today! 


Price:  (HST Included in Price)


Industry – $339.00 (2 days + NRCAN certification)

Industry – FREE (Friday only)


Student – $146.90 (2 days + NRCAN certification)

Student – FREE (Friday)


Those who are taking the NRCAN exam will be required to bring TWO passport photos and a completed NRCAN XRF Eye Examination Report to the course.




Please send questions or a completed registration form to: Denyse Leroy at DLeroy@Laurentian.ca