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ASD – Panalytical | TerraSpec 4 Standar Resolution

TerraSpec 4 Standard-Res Mineral Analyzer


Increase efficiency and optimize metal yield with high-throughput mineralogical analysis, and enjoy even greater data quality with the new rugged, portable TerraSpec® 4 mining analyzer. Top mine operations around the world already trust ASD’s TerraSpec line of mining instruments for their critical mineral analysis measurements.

Designed for mining production environments, the TerraSpec 4 mining analyzer supplies critical mineralogical information more quickly than other technologies. It transitions easily from the production lab to the field, where it can quickly and accurately analyze ore feeds and tailings.


  • Designed to enhance the productivity of mining site ore analysis
  • High-throughput mineralogical analysis to optimize ore processing, sorting and metal extraction
  • Analyze hundreds of samples in one day
  • Boost yield and reduce mineral processing cost
  • No sample preparation required

Ore Processing Applications

  • Ore sorting
  • Heap leach optimization
  • Agglomeration optimization
  • Flotation ore feed control

Sample Mineral Abundances and Ore Properties

  • Iron (and other transition element) oxides and hydroxides
  • Raw Earth Element (REE) minerals
  • Acid consumption
  • Total swelling clays
  • Detailed clay mineralogy, eg. Kaolinite, dickite, smectite and montmorillinite
  • Talc
  • Horneblend
  • Micas
  • Carbonates
  • Sulfates
  • Hardness
  • Particle sizes

ASD Inc. is a leader in providing spectroscopy solutions for mineral exploration and mining production. To learn more about our latest portable mineral analyzers simply fill out the form to the right and a representative will contact you shortly.

Technical Specifications:

Wavelenth Range

350-2500 nm


3 nm @ 700 nm and 10 nm @ 1400/2100 nm

Scanning time

100 milliseconds

Signal-to-noise ratio

VNIR:  9,000:1 @ 700 nm
SWIR 1:  9,000:1 @ 1400 nm
SWIR 2:  4,000:1 @ 2100 nm

Photometric noise

VNIR:  48 μAU @ 700 nm
SWIR 1:  48 μAU @ 1400 nm
SWIR 2:  110 μAU @ 2100 nm

Stray light

VNIR:  5000:1 (0.02%)
NIR:  10,000:1 (0.01%)

Wavelength reproducibility

 0.1 nm

Wavelength accuracy

0.5 nm



VNIR detector

(350-1000 nm) 512 element silicon array

SWIR 1 & 2 detectors

(1001-1800 nm) & (1801-2500 nm) Graded Index InGaAs Photodiode, TE Cooled

Certifications and Approvals

CE certified:   EN61010-1:2001 2nd Edition
EU Directive:   2006/95/EC, 2004/108/EC
NIST traceable calibration
WEEE Compliance


Wired:  10/100 Base T Ethernet port with Ethernet cross-over cable
Wireless:  802.11g wireless card


(H x W x D) 12.7 x 36.8 x 29.2 cm (5 x 14.5 x 11.5 in)


5.44 kg (12 lbs)

Battery weight

1.2 kg (2.7 lbs)

Battery run time

Approximately 6 hours (without lamps or accessories)

Operating temperature

0 to 40° C (32 to 104° F)

Storage temperature

-15 to 45° C (5 to 113° F)

Input Power

AC/DC switching power supply and a sealed lead-acid gel cell battery

AC input

90-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz

DC input

12 VDC, 60 W

Auxiliary port power

Output, +12 VDC, 27 Watt (max)


Indico® Pro acquisition software, Compatibility with GRAMS, Seamless interface with ENVI®, ASD ViewSpec™ Pro for post processing, optional RS3™


Rugged instrument transportation case; optional customized backpack with soft-sided travel bag


One year full warranty including expert customer support


Windows® 7 64-bit laptop (instrument controller)