The Upgrading of Tin Ore by Continuous Agglomeration

CIM Bulletin, 1966

W. Meadus A. Mykytiuk I. E. Puddington Division of Applied Chemistry, Notional Research Council, Ottawa, On. W. D. Macleod Geo-Met Reactors Ltd ., Ottawa, On

A laboratory-scale continuous procedure for the upgrading of naturally occurring tin ores, based on the principle of spherical agglomeration, is described. High recoveries are indicated. A proposed second stage suggests useful fractionation steps.
Keywords: Concentrate, Concentrates, Grade, hydrochloric, Phosphoric acid, tall oil, Tin Ore, Oil, Oils, Ore, Ores, tin