Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in the lab. For prospective clients, Vancouver GeoTech Labs is a full service petrographic lab with an international client base of geologists, petrologists, ceramic specialists, paleontologists and many other professionals. Our goal is to provide our clients with the highest quality products and services, along with competitive pricing and completion times. To returning clients, welcome back, we appreciate your ongoing business.
We offer an automatic 12% discount to educational institutions and government agencies on thin section pricing*.
We are more than happy to hear from you to discuss your needs. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact the lab.
Vancouver GeoTech Labs
Unit #155 - 11951 Mitchell Road
Richmond, British Columbia
Canada V6V 1T5
1-800-663-2166 (toll free in North America)
If you are physically dropping off your samples, we are located on Mitchell Island, at the south boundary of Vancouver, just off the Knight Street bridge, between the cities of Vancouver and Richmond, BC .
*Standard thin section, 27mm x 46mm CA$20.20 / US$16.68 each
*Polished thin section, 27mm x 46mm CA$38.70 / US$33.40 each
**Petrographic descriptions CA$165.00 / US$140.00 each
(Transmitted or reflected light - **please see Prices page for more info)
"Hi…Just received the thin sections - they look great! "
E.S, PhD, Consultant, Toronto, Canada
"Hello…The package arrived yesterday. All the thin sections look really great and I have now lots of work under the microscope."
T.B., PhD, Ceramics Consultant, Sweden
“Hi, got the thin sections today- only had time to look at about a dozen of them but they're fantastic. A well-made and well-polished thin section really makes the difference between "just a rock" and a scientific specimen, so thank you!”
R.H, University Professor, Cleveland, USA
We strongly encourage our clients not to ship their order using FedEx or TNT couriers. These couriers add surcharges
that would be passed on to our clients - see "Ordering" page for more info.
September 21, 2018: the lab is currently not accepting new orders due to extreme high volume demand. We request clients contact the
lab with any questions and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.