The Management of Lead Concentrate Acquisition in “Trepca”
International Journal of Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy
Volume 1, Issue 1, March 2016, Pages: 1-7
Received: Jan. 28, 2016; Accepted: Feb. 1, 2016; Published: Mar. 1, 2016
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Ahmet Haxhiaj, Faculty of Geosciences, University of Mitrovca “Isa Boletini”, Mitrovica, Republic of Kosovo
Maoming Fan, Research and Development Department, Eriez Manufacturing Co. Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
Bajram Haxhiaj, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”, Prishtina, Republic of Kosovo
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Based on the placement of lead and its consumption in industry branches, the paper deals with the composition of lead in the massive of Kopaonik. Removal, tenuity and grinding of galenit. The paper in particular treats the flotation process. Also treats physico-chemical bases of reagents in the process, as well as decanting, drying, filtering and storage of concentrates. Verification of the chemical composition of Pb concentrates with Pb, Zn, Bi, As, Sb, In, Au, Ag, etc. It is special that in Kopaonik massive the ratio of Pb: Zn composition is 1.4: 1.0 and during the flotation lead is inclined to go with pirotines concentrate more than is allowed. We are strongly focused to maximally decrease the Pb amount that goes with pirotine concentrates and wastes. The paper as such gave the first effects in optimizing of these parameters with positive effects in flotation process in Trepca.
Mineral, Reagents, Grinding, Flotation, Pb Concentrate, Pirotine, Sterile
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Ahmet Haxhiaj, Maoming Fan, Bajram Haxhiaj, The Management of Lead Concentrate Acquisition in “Trepca”, International Journal of Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2016, pp. 1-7. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmpem.20160101.11
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