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GRAVITY SORTING [1 record]

Record 1 2012-05-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Processing of Mineral Products
  • Mineral Processing (Metallurgy)
DEF

A process in which a mixture [of minerals] is separated by gravity according to the various densities of its components or their various reactions to the separating medium.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Préparation des produits miniers
  • Minéralurgie (Métallurgie)
DEF

Méthode classique de préparation mécanique des minerais ou du charbon, utilisant les différences de densité des produits à séparer, par opposition aux méthodes de séparation magnétique, de flottation, etc.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Preparación de los productos mineros
  • Explotación de minerales (Metalurgia)
DEF

Procedimiento para separar la ganga del carbón o del mineral, fundado en su diferente grado de flotabilidad en el agua.

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