The DELTA Handheld XRF for Mining and Exploration
Olympus is the specialist manufacturer of portable geochemical analyzers for the global exploration and mining industry. Our comprehensive in-house expertise in utilizing technology for field geological scenarios sets us apart from the rest. The advanced analytical performance and broad element suite of the DELTA Mining and Exploration Handheld XRF means there is an Olympus field portable XRF for nearly any geological situation.
The Xplorer Package
Mobile GPS-GIS Mapping Solutions for your XRF
Pioneered by the International Mining Group geologists, the DELTA XRF-GPS-GIS Xplorer configuration provides seamless connectivity between XRF and GIS for rapid targeting and real time decision making.
The outcome for the exploration geologists is time an cost savings, improved data integrity, and an integrated, automated data management and validation process. The ability to map, visualize, assess, and follow up on targets immediately has genuinely changed surface soil/sediment geochemical exploration methodologies for the better.
Field Portable XRF data is transferred wirelessly, and spatially registered in real time using industry-standard Mobile GIS and State of the Art Trimble GPS Hardware, in addition to GIS Software (ArcPAD or Discover Mobile).
The result is live geochemical mapping in the field for visualization, gridding, and contouring in GIS, leading to rapid, informed decision making
Seamless integration into powerful geochemical analysis software such as ioGAS for first class data validation and QA/QC
Reduces human error related to XRF data transfer, GPScoordinate merging, and GIS integration
Mineral Exploration and Mining Applications
Field experience has shown that there are several very important considerations for the successful implementation of any portable XRF program: 1. initial orientation survey; 2. testing times; 3. sample representativeness, homogeneity, and sample prep; 4. site/sample specific calibrations; and 5. a solid QA/QC program which includes the testing of blanks, certified reference materials, and performing confirmatory lab analysis.
Base metals: Cu, Pb, Zn, Ag, Mo
Gold, including pathfinders and litho-geochemistry
Uranium +/- rare earth elements; pathfinders
Nickel Sulfide and Laterite deposits
Iron Ore and Bauxites
Rare Earth Element (REEs) such as La, Ce, Pr, and Nd
REE pathfinders including Y, Th, and Nb
Phosphates and potash
Epithermal Sn, W, Mo, Bi, Sb deposits
Mineral sands- Ti, Zr
Coal, oil and gas