About Us

Townend Mineralogy Laboratory has recently changed its name from Roger Townend & Associates.  It was established in Western Australia in 1995 to provide specialist mineralogy, petrology, and petrography services to global geological, agricultural, environmental, mining, metallurgical, engineering, materials, and processing industries.

Founded by Dr Roger Townend, a mineralogist/petrologist with over 50 years of industry experience, Townend Mineralogy Laboratory offers a comprehensive range of services, including Optical Microscopy (petrographic descriptions), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) using random powder, and X-Ray Diffraction on oriented clay samples involving various treatments.

Townend Mineralogy Laboratory is located at Unit 4/40 Irvine Drive, Malaga. For further information, email admin@townendmineralogy.com.au or phone (08) 9248 1674.