Synopses & Reviews
This book includes 12 papers from around the world on topics related to physical separation and enrichment in mineral processing. Physical separation is commonly used in the mineral industry to separate valuable minerals from gangues using differences in their physical properties. Physical separation methods have several advantages over other mineral processing techniques due to their high efficiency, low capital and operating costs, no additional chemicals required, and consequently, lower environmental hazard. They can be applied to the ores from mines or tailinsg, or in the recycling stage for scavenging the desired elements.