Mineral Processing Lab

The Mineral Processsing Laboratory includes: sample preparation room, physical and chemical mineral concentration, ferrous and non-ferrous metals and precious metals extraction, wet chemical and instrumental chemical analysis, and gold fire assay.

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The sample preparation room is equipped with jaw, gyratory, and rolls crushers, full range standard screen, Sweco and Gibbson screens, Disc and Bico pulverizers, and rotationary sample splitter. The physical and chemical concentration labs include spiral concentrator, shaking table, Knelson concentrator, low intensity and high intensity magnetic separators, dry and wet high gradient separator, Capco high tension separator, Denver and Wemco flotation cells, column flotation cell, centrifugal flotation cell and micro-flotation cell.

The metals extraction laboratory includes column leach, bottle roll leach, ambient and high temperature leach, Parr autoclave, roasting and induction furnace, carbon adsorption and desorption, resin ion exchanger, electrowinning and metals refinery.

The assay laboratory includes wet chemical analysis, atomic absorption spectrophotometer, X-ray analyser, LECO sulphur and carbon analyser, laser particle analyser, infrared spectrophotometer and gold fire assay.

Check out some of our research and projects on Hydrometallurgy.