Bench and pilot-plant beneficiation of calcium carbonate, sand and other industrial minerals

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 72, No. 803, 1979

P. D. R. MALTBY, Assistant Director, Department of Metallurgy, Ontario Research Foundation, Mississauga, Ontario

This paper describes the background and markets for calcium carbonate and silica sand in Canada, as well as the results of recent test work carried out at the Ontario Research Foundation. Tests on sericite, tremolite, vermiculite, barite and graphite are also mentioned.
Keywords: Beneficiation, Industrial minerals, Calcium carbonate, Silica sand, Glass, Mineral processing.