Metal ion activation in xanthate flotation of quartz

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Publication Type Journal Article
School or College College of Mines & Earth Sciences
Department Metallurgical Engineering
Creator Miller, Jan D.
Other Author Fuerstenau, M. C.; Pray, R. E.
Title Metal ion activation in xanthate flotation of quartz
Date 1965
Description Quartz cannot be floated with potassium amyl xanthate as collector at any pH. Complete flotation is achieved with certain minimal additions of amyl xanthate and Pbtt from pH 5.8 to 8.5 and with amyl xanthate and Znt+ from pH 7.5 to 8.1. The active species of these metal ions responsible for activation are shown to be PbOHt and ZnOHt. No flotation was effected when Cu and Mg were added as activators.
Type Text
Publisher Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration
Volume 232
First Page 359
Subject pH (Chemistry); Xanthate flotation; Metal ions
Subject LCSH Quartz; Flotation; Hydrogen-ion concentration
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Miller, J. D., Fuerstenau, M. C., & Pray, R. E. (1965). Metal ion activation in xanthate flotation of quartz. Transactions. SME/AIME, 232, 359.
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Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2021-05-06
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