flotation of copper nickel

Use of Ozone in the Differential Flotation of Bulk Copper ...

Differential flotation of bulk sulfide concentrates from Duluth gabbro into copper and nickel concentrates could be implemented by first destroying the hydrophobic coating with ozone and then by recovering the copper concentrate with a copper-selective collector. A number of parameters involved in the use of ozone, such as the sequence and the conditioning time of ozone treatment, the pulp pH ...

Copper-Nickel ores

Some plants use bulk flotation in an acid pH environment which is achieved using SO2 or H2SO4. Separation of the bulk concentrate copper and nickel minerals is generally accomplished by flotation of the copper from pentlandite and nickel-bearing iron sulphides which report to the flotation tails.

Froth flotation

Froth flotation cells to concentrate copper and nickel sulfide minerals, Falconbridge, Ontario. Froth flotation is a process for separating minerals from gangue by taking advantage of differences in …

Chapter 16: Flotation of Nickel and Nickel Copper Ores ...

Chapter 16: Flotation of Nickel and Nickel Copper Ores. 16.1 ORE TYPES AND MINERALOGY. There are more than 45 different nickel minerals, but only a few are of economic importance. Table 16.1 lists some of the most important nickel minerals. Nickel, in various ores can also be found in other minerals, such as pyrrhotite and various cobalt ...

Nickel Ore Mining Process,Processing Nickel Ores,Nickel ...

Copper- Nickel Ore Flotation Process: A basic principle of copper-sulfide nickel ore process is that it is better to let the coppers assimilate into the nickel ore. Because it is easier to recovery cooper from the nickel concentrate. The process has a best advantage-get the copper concentrate that has a low nickel …

Copper activation option for a pentlandite–pyrrhotite ...

Nickel response Figures 1 and 2 show how nickel cumulative recovery and grade varied with time during the flotation for the varying dosages of the copper sulphate added to the pulp. The overall consideration shows that at 15 g/ton copper sulphate dosage, nickel recovery improved clearly by a maximum of about 6 % without grade compromise.

The Best Way to Separate Copper and Nickel

 · At the beginning, you need to prepare an ore composed of copper and nickel. Then, find some equipment to crush and grind the ore, and separate out the worthless material by the method of flotation, which will leave you a concentrate that typically composed by 2%-10% nickel and 5%-20% copper .

Development of a Combined Flotation and High Pressure ...

The present study focused on the re-processing of copper and nickel from mine tailings. In this work, recovery of copper and nickel from mine tailing by combined process of flotation and high pressure oxidative leaching were considered. In the first stage, effects of flotation parameters including collector type, collector dosage, and pH and pulp density were examined.

Development of a Combined Flotation and High Pressure ...

efficiencies of copper and nickel from flotation concentrates and mine tailing. Keywords Mine Tailing, Flotation, High Pressure Leaching, Copper, Nickel 1. Introduction Flotation is of interesting topic in recycling ions by using surficial reactors. Its efficiency is dependent on the hydrophobic and hydrophilic properties of min-

Copper Nickel Flotation

 · The Bureau of Mines investigated the flotation responses of two copper nickel ore samples from the Duluth Complex with the objective of recovering bulk sulfide concentrates. One of the ores studied was taken from a test pit; the other was taken …

Chapter 15: Flotation of Copper-Lead-Zinc Ores ...

The copper-lead-zinc ores have an origin similar to copper-zinc and lead-zinc ores, the exception being those ores that contain copper, lead and zinc as the principal economic minerals. In addition, some of these ores contain significant amounts of precious metals and, more rarely, cobalt and nickel.

Copper activation option for a pentlandite–pyrrhotite ...

 · Figures 1 and 2 show how nickel cumulative recovery and grade varied with time during the flotation for the varying dosages of the copper sulphate added to the pulp. The overall consideration shows that at 15 g/ton copper sulphate dosage, nickel recovery improved clearly by a maximum of about 6 % without grade compromise.

US4283017A

A process for beneficiating a finely ground ore containing sulfide minerals of copper and nickel by selective flotation to produce a copper concentrate and a copper-nickel concentrate comprises pulping the ore with water to form a slurry, conditioning the slurry with an aqueous solution of SO 2 (H 2 SO 3 ) equivalent to from about 2 to about 4.5 pounds of SO 2 per ton of dry ore for a time ...

FLOTATION OF COPPER AND NICKEL SULFIDES FROM TALCOSE ...

A method for the flotation of nickel and copper sulphide minerals from talcose bearing ores using an alkaline circuit in which at least one of the alkaline reagents is soda ash or ammonium hydroxide and following conditioning of the pulp with a collecting agent of the xanthate family to activate the nickel and copper sulphide materials, the pulp is conditioned with a flocculating agent to ...

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Recoveries of copper and nickel into their respective fractions were 90 pct and 87 pct. These results were obtained in a laboratory flotation cell at a matte grind of 90 pct minus 500 mesh and a ph of 12.4, Using 1.7 pounds DPG (diphenyl-guanidine) per ton of matte as collector and frother.

Copper-Nickel ores

Flotation of Nickel-Copper Sulphide Ore: Optimisation of ...

The Critical Role of Pulp Density on Flotation Separation ...

In nickel-copper sulfide ore processing, serpentine is a common gangue mineral encountered in complex sulfide ores and can easily cause entrainment during flotation [].Large amounts of serpentine in the flotation concentrate reduces the effectiveness of smelting, often resulting in the imposition of smelter penalties on mineral processing companies [].

Mining Industry | Copper Sulfide Ore and Flotation Process ...

 · (5) Copper-nickel ore Copper minerals and nickel, such as nickel sulfide ore and nickel-containing pyrite and pyrrhotite. (6) Copper-cobalt ore Copper mineral and cobalt-containing pyrite and other cobalt minerals. (7) Arsenic sulfide copper ore The ore has a high content of arsenic, which is mainly in the form of arsenopyrite. Flotation ...

Process mineralogy of copper-nickel sulphide flotation by ...

 · Tel: +86-516-83995976; E-mail address: [email protected] Process mineralogy of copper-nickel sulphide flotation by a cyclonic-static micro-bubble flotation column CAO Yi-jun 1, GUI Xia-hui 1, MA Zi-long 1, YU Xiao-xia 2, CHEN Xiao-dong 2, ZHANG Xiu-pin 2 1 School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, China University of Mining ...

Combined Flotation Hydrometallurgical Technology for the ...

The possibilities of extracting valuable components and producing selective good-quality concentrates from hard-to-beneficiate crude ores are considered for the disseminated copper–nickel ores from the Norilsk district. The stated aim is achieved by a combined technology including beneficiation and hydrometallurgical processes. Beneficiation is aimed at producing a rich copper concentrate ...

Smelting of Nickel-Copper and Nickel Sulfide

Copper-nickel ore flotation has the following four basic processes. 1) Direct priority flotation or partial priority flotation process: When the copper content in ore is much higher than that in nickel, this process can be used to separate copper into a separate concentrate. The advantage of this process is that the copper concentrate with ...

(PDF) Development of a Combined Flotation and High ...

 · Flotation behavior of copper and nickel as a function of collector dosage (Flotation conditions: 10% pulp density, pH 5, and flotation time of 10 minutes). tite ( 1 Fe S x −

12.3 Primary Copper Smelting

Pine oils, cresylic acid, and long-chain alcohols are used for the flotation of copper ores. The flotation concentrates are then dewatered by clarification and filtration, resulting in 10 to 15 percent water, 25 percent sulfur, 25 percent iron, and varying quantities of arsenic, antimony, bismuth, cadmium,

Handbook of Flotation Reagents

Handbook of Flotation Reagents Chemistry, Theory and Practice: Flotation of Sulfide Ores by Srdjan M. Bulatovic • ISBN: 0444530290 • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books • Pub. Date: April 2007

(PDF) Development of a Combined Flotation and High ...

Development of a Combined Flotation and High Pressure Leaching Process for Copper and Nickel Recovery from Mine Tailing. Journal of Minerals and Materials Characterization and Engineering. Altansukh Batnasan. Download PDF. Download Full PDF …

IN NICKEL | Metallurgists Perth | Perth | Strategic Metallurgy

selective flotation of copper and nickel sulfides Strategic Metallurgy have demonstrated differential flotation techniques for Western Australian copper and nickel sulfide ores in saline water. Historically, selective flotation of copper from nickel sulfides has been achieved through pH modification; however, this method is rarely efficient ...

The method of flotation of sulfide copper-nickel ores

Usage: mineral processing, in particular, flotation beneficiation of sulfide copper-Nickel ores containing platinum group metals. The technical result is an increase extraction of base and precious metals in bulk concentrate through the use of sulfhydryl collectors with enhanced flotation activity.

US4460459A

A sequential flotation process for the recovery of high-grade concentrates of copper, lead and cobalt-nickel from sulfide ores is provided. A primary grind ore pulp is conditioned with SO 2 as H 2 SO 3 under intense aeration, and the conditioned pulp subjected to sequential flotation, with regrinding and conditioning of a copper rougher concentrate obtained in the first flotation step for copper.

Electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometric ...

 · 1. Talanta. 2001 Mar 30;54(1):139-46. Electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometric determination of cobalt, copper, lead and nickel traces in aragonite following flotation and …

Effect of a novel phosphate on the flotation of serpentine ...

 · The low-grade copper-nickel sulfide ore for flotation tests was from Yanbian Mine, Sichuan Province, China. The main compositions of the ore were 0.45% Cu, 0.63% Ni, 28.96% MgO and 33.12% SiO 2. The main sulfide minerals were pentlandite, chalcopyrite, and pyrrhotite. The main gangue minerals were serpentine, pyroxene, hornblende and chlorite.

Method of flotation enrichment of sulphidic copper-nickel ores

There is a method of enrichment of sulphide copper-Nickel ores, comprising grinding the original ore to a particle size of 80-83% of the content of the class less of 0.045 mm, consecutive 3-stage flotation selection of pentlandite from the chamber piratestreasure middlings cycle selective copper flotation.

A Comparative Study of Kinetics of Flotation of a Copper ...

economic importance of eliminating copper sulphate from the xanthate reagent scheme. The current paper explains the extension of the use of N-arylhydroxamic acids as mineral collectors to the beneficiation of nickel ores. Flotation of a Canadian nickel ore by N-hydrocinnamoyl-N-phenyl

Flotation of Nickel-Copper Sulphide Ore: Optimisation of ...

All the flotation test-work was done using the Denver laboratory machine with a 1.5l stainless steel flotation cell. The required mass of nickel-copper sulphide ore material ground to 70% passing 75 µm was weighed and placed in the flotation cell. This was followed by the addition of distilled water to about

FLOTATION OF COPPER-NICKEL SULFIDE ORES

FLOTATION OF COPPER-NICKEL SULFIDE ORES. United States Patent 3667690. Abstract: Flotation of sulphide minerals from their ores is achieved by a process in which two or more conditioning steps are carried out prior to a froth flotation step. The first step comprises conditioning a pulp of the ore in the presence of at least one alkaline agent ...

NICKEL AND COBALT ORES: FLOTATION

A typical example of a nickel sulRde plant operat-ing with highly Soatable talcose gangue is at Trojan mineinZimbabwe.TheZimbabweansulRdedeposits contain very low grades of nickel (0.6%) and copper (0.04}0.4%). The easily Soatable non-sulRde min-erals dilute the grade of the concentrate and also result in nickel losses into the tailings. This ...

Copper Flotation Process Flowchart

Copper Flotation Process Flowchart Bpt Kommunikation. Process mineralogy of copper nickel sulphide flotationIn our study we investigated a refractory copper nickel sulfide ore separation by using a cyclonic static micro bubble flotation column FCSMC The process mineralogy of the main products was studied Using a scanning electron microscope energy dispersive.Mining Flotation Processing ...