CFI Lab for Applications of Geochemistry in Mineralogy and Petrology

The University of British Columbia, Kelowna, British Columbia
What the facility does

Petrology and geochemistry of igneous, metamorphic and Au-deposit rocks.

Areas of expertise

The lab works with FiLTER, a state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research facility at the university, to generate high-quality trace-element data on minerals.

Research services

Trace-element analyses of minerals.

Sectors of application
  • Environmental technologies and related services
  • Fisheries and aquaculture
  • Forestry and forest-based industries
  • Mining, minerals and metals

Specialized lab



Petrographic microscopes


Data analysis, modelling, statistics


Trace-element analysis of minerals