Copper Froth Flotation

Chalcopyrite (Cu) Sphalerite (Zn) Separation by Flotation

The Problem with separating┬áCopper from Zinc by flotation The treatment of heavy sulphide ores of copper containing zinc and pyrite is often extremely difficult particularly if soluble copper and sulphates are present. This is usually the case in ore deposits near the surface or in tropical countries where the annual rainfall is quite high. The … Read more

Copper and Pyrite Separation by Selective and Sequential Flotation

The Problem with copper-pyrite ores This flowsheet, is designed for the treatment of a copper-iron sulfide ore containing appreciable values in gold. The major portion of the gold is associated with the copper but the pyrite contains appreciable gold values also. The demand for pyrite for sulphuric acid also gives added incentive for the recovery … Read more

Copper Sulfide Flotation

Copper Sulfide Flotation Circuit Beneficiation of Copper Sulfide by Flotation Copper, due to the present world demand and price, is of foremost interest to the mining industry. Many new properties are either in the process of being brought into production or are being given consideration. Copper minerals usually occur in low grade deposits and require … Read more