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Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection (Industry Division)

Assay Laboratory

The Assay Laboratory is the first public laboratory to receive accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 from MAURITAS.


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Assaying services offered are:

Test Brief Description Types of Alloys/Jewellery Fee per Sample
Cupellation Determine the gold content by fire assay Gold Alloy 400
Touchstone Comparative test method Gold & Silver Jewellery 75
X-Ray Spectrometry Instant testing using
X-Ray Fluorescence
Gold & Silver Alloys 75
Volumetric Determine the silver
content by titration
Silver Alloys 200
Gravimetric Determine the amount of platinum present in a sample Platinum Alloys 200

Customer may witness their test upon request.