mineral dressing


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Noun1.mineral dressing - crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniquesmineral dressing - crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques
extraction - the process of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical or physical or mechanical means
activating agent - (mineral extraction) a surface-active chemical used in flotation process to increase the attraction to a specific mineral
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He said that crushing of stone was a mineral dressing process and the mines and mineral development department was not competent to accord the permission for the crushing plant.
He said that crushing of stone is a mineral dressing process and the mines and mineral development department was not competent to accord the permission for the crushing plant.
The silica content in the ore obstructing the leaching reaction and also poor filtration rate suggest that mineral dressing method like Dense Media Separation (DMS) or reverse froth floatation to float silica may be investigated to remove silica prior to leaching with H2SO4 to get improved results.