TNT Mineral Science


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TNT Mineral Science
Box 851
Gibsons, BC
Canada V0N 1V0


TNT Mineral Science is a research and development company with a focus on developing new methods of processing and interpreting hyperspectral data. We provide services and solutions for people who want to integrate hyperspectral analysis methods into their mining or exploration projects. Send us an email if you want more information.

Dr. Michelle C. Tappert

Principal Spectroscopist

B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc., Ph.D.

Michelle is a geologist and spectroscopist who develops analysis techniques for the resource industry. She works mainly on kimberlites, but she also has an interest in the spectroscopy of IOCG deposits, uranium deposits, Si-O polymorphs, and clays.  

Dr. Ralf Tappert

Principal Mineralogist

Dipl. Min., Ph.D.

Ralf is a mineralogist and geologist with a background in geochemistry and spectroscopy. He has extensive experience as a researcher and university instructor working in Canada, Australia, and Europe. Although his main expertise is in diamonds, kimberlites, and other mantle-derived rocks, he has an in-depth knowledge of a wide range of other mineralogical materials and commodities.