Mineral processing refers to the dry and wet crushing and grinding of ore or other mineral-bearing products for the purpose of raising concentrate grade; removal of waste and unwanted or deleterious substances from an otherwise useful product; separation into distinct species of mixed minerals; chemical attack and dissolution of selected values.

 

Among the methods used are hand sorting (including radioactivation and fluorescence); dense media separation; screening and classification; gravity treatment with jigs, shaking tables, Humphries spirals, Frue vanners, or sluices; magnetic separation at low or high intensity; leach treatment, perhaps using pressure and heat; and froth flotation.

-see also:
"Mineral processing" is in the NAICS Code "33313"
  Mining and Oil and Gas Field Machinery Manufacturing
  Mineral processing and beneficiating machinery manufacturing

Ref: 86399/2006-09-14


Other Database Pages Exist for this Phrase:
Mineral (Mineral refer to : 1. A naturally occurring ...)


Related Articles

Crude oil ■■■■■■
Crude oil is described as a mixture of thousands of chemicals and compounds, primarily hydrocarbons; . . . Read More
Process manufacturing ■■■■■■
Process manufacturing revolves around the manufacture of products such as chemicals, gasoline, beverages, . . . Read More
Manufacture ■■■■■■
Manufacture means to produce, prepare, or compound a substance listed in Schedule 1 and includes the . . . Read More
Metal ■■■■■
Metal is defined as solid mineral element that is able to conduct heat and electricity and is pliable . . . Read More
Mining ■■■■■
Mining refers to the science, technique, and business of mineral discovery and exploitation. Strictly, . . . Read More
Diesel ■■■■■
Diesel is a term referring to a type of fuel composed of distillates obtained in petroleum refining operation . . . Read More
Machinery ■■■■■
Machinery refers to machines or machine systems collectively. Example is a plastic machinery - the term . . . Read More
Petroleum distillates ■■■■■
Petroleum distillates, also called hydrocarbons or petrochemicals, refer to a broad range of compounds . . . Read More
Pasteurization ■■■■■
Pasteurization is described as the partial sterilization of foods with heat or radiation to destroy microorganisms . . . Read More
Fuel ■■■■■
Fuel refers to any material (but mostly liquid) that can be burned to make energy; - - See also:; "Fuel" . . . Read More

Other Related Pages