Jan 28

New service: 3D Fingerprinting of precious stones

In this new service, we offer a full microCT scan of precious stones, at a resolution determined by the size of the stone. The full 3D data can be used to 100% accurately determine a precious stone’s identity, for example to identify a stone after recovery from theft. The service includes a report and full data set, at a cost of R3000. The stones must be provided without setting (removed from rings etc.) and discounts are available for larger batches.

See an animation here: Rotation movie of gemstone with inclusions and voids

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2 comments

    • petre prins on February 26, 2013 at 11:45 am

    Hi Anton
    Jodie steered me to this site. I would like to visit your facility ( Chamber of Mines Building?) to see what it can do re gem identification. Next week sometime?
    regards
    Petre Prins

      • on February 26, 2013 at 11:47 am

      Hi Petre
      I will send you an email, you are very welcome to visit the facility and see the technology.

      Regards
      Anton

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