Mineral Processing

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athoms
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Mineral Processing
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2011-09-27 20:03:10
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Mineral Processing Test 1
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  1. What is Mineral Processing?
    the science and art of converting a run-of-mine (R-O-M) ore into a salable product by means that do not destroy the physical and chemical identity of the minerals
  2. Copper: ____ - ____
    Lead: ____ - ____
    Zinc:___ -___
    Phosphate: __- ___
    • Chalcopyrite - CuFeS2
    • Galena - PbS
    • Sphalerite - ZnS
    • Francolite (altered apatite) - Ca5(PO4)3(F,Cl)
  3. Steps in Mineral Processing
    • -Materials Handling:
    • Conveyors†
    • Hydraulic Transport
    • -Comminution (size reduction):
    • Crushing†
    • Grinding
    • -Sizing†:
    • Screening†
    • Hydrocycloning†
    • Elutriation
    • -Solid-Solid Separation (Concentration):
    • †Froth Flotation†
    • Gravity Separation†
    • Electrostatic Separation†
    • Magnetic Separation
    • -Solid-Liquid Separation†:
    • Thickening†
    • Filtration†
    • Drying
  4. Typical Mineral Processing Flowsheet

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