2 edition of minor elements of the Sudbury ore minerals found in the catalog.
minor elements of the Sudbury ore minerals
Clyde L. Lewis
|Statement||Clyde L. Lewis.|
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Sperrylite is a rare, but economically important mineral. Although not found in very many places around the world, and in all but one of these it is a minor constituent, sperrylite is an important ore of platinum. In fact, besides native platinum, it is the only platinum ore of any significance. Sperrylite is found in abundance only at Sudbury. | No CommentsNo Comments.
Cobalt and Selenium -- as neither of these elements occur alone in individual mineral compounds but are distributed in solid solution in many of the common minerals, they require separate consideration. Cobalt is present in all four of the major metallic minerals associated with the Sudbury astrobleme. GEOLOGY LABORATORY: MINERAL PROPERTIES. Objectives • Learn to examine minerals and to do tests for common properties • Learn to identify common rock-forming and ore minerals on the basis of common physical properties. Introduction. As this class deals with earth materials and processes, it is important that we gain.
Granite is a conglomerate of minerals and rocks, primarily quartz, potassium feldspar, mica, amphiboles, and trace other minerals. Granite typically contains % quartz, % feldspar, and 5. THE MINERAL CARNALLITE. Chemistry: KMgCl 3 - 6H 2 O, Hydrated Potassium Magnesium Chloride. Class: Halides; Uses: As a source of potash and a minor ore of magnesium and as mineral .
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A detailed mineralogical investigation was made of 25 samples from nine deposits geographically encircling the Sudbury basin. This study has resulted in the identification and characterization of 13 platinum-group minerals, as well as in a description of their textures, mode of occurrence, mineral associations, and other details relevant to improving platinum-group minerals Cited by: Back to Mining in Canada From Rocks and Minerals in Canada, Spring By Tom Jewiss Often, if not always, when the mining history of the Sudbury region is considered, is treated as the starting date.
For it was in August of that year that Thomas Flanagan, a blacksmith on the Canadian Pacific Railway, noticed a rust coloured patch of rock while working with a crew in a. Dressler BO (a) The effects of the Sudbury Event and the intrusion of the Sudbury Igneous Complex on the footwall rocks of the Sudbury Structure.
In: Pye E, Naldrett A, Giblin P (eds) The Geology and Ore Deposits of Sudbury. Ontario Geological Survey Cited by: Sudbury, Ontario—In the second half ofVale converted two-furnace operation in Sudbury into a single furnace operation.
As a result of this change, Sudbury increased the proportion of production of copper concentrate to total copper production from a rate of 66% in to 72% inmaximizing the smelter capacity for nickel.
Magmatic Ore Deposits Magmatic ore deposits are those which are formed during crystallization of a magma, deep underground. The host rock for the mineralization can range from ultramafic to felsic.
The deposit can consist of massive ores in some cases, a nd disseminations of rare minerals in others. minor elements of the Sudbury ore minerals book Figure 1.
A, Schematic section of a magmatic sulfide deposit showing the vertical gradation downward from disseminated to massive ore.B, Generalized map showing massive sulfide mineral concentrations in footwall embayments of the Sudbury Complex (Canada).
sequences may be related to major lithologic features such as cyclic-unit boundaries, unconformities, chromite seams. The ore minerals and their intergrowths Google Books. The ore minerals and their intergrowths edition.
contains 50 to 70 of Aluminium Oxide Elements To determine the mineral paragenesis five profiles of the typical ore bodies of Fe Zn and Au in different Levels m m m and m Gangue minerals in the center of the Fe. Iron ore minerals, particularly hematite and goethite, are beneficiated by a combination of size fraction, preconcentration, and flotation in stages (Fig.
).Iron ore requires removal of silicate impurities of a finer size by flotation for higher-grade products of +60% Fe. ROM ore at – mm is fed to a primary crusher with product set at –40 mm.
Concentrations of platinum group elements (PGE), Ag, As, Au, Bi, Cd, Co, Mo, Pb, Re, Sb, Se, Sn, Te, and Zn, have been determined in base metal sulfide (BMS) minerals from the western branch ( Trough orebodies) of the Creighton Ni–Cu–PGE sulfide deposit, Sudbury, Canada.
The sulfide assemblage is dominated by pyrrhotite, with minor pentlandite, chalcopyrite, and pyrite, and. The ores are composed of pyrrhotite-pentlandite-chalcopyrite with minor titanomagnetite, ilmenite, accessory sulfarsenides, Bi-Te minerals, and sperrylite.
Sulfarsenides, which are prominent accessory minerals, contain the platinum-group elements (PGE) Rh, Ru, Ir, Os, and Pt in decreasing order of abundance in solid solution. The principal ore minerals are vanadiferous goethite with some minor amounts of vanadium-bearing brookite.
Since mining for vanadium started approximately million tons of % V 2 O 5 has been processed from Arkansas ore. Minerals are made of chemicals - either a single chemical or a combination of are known chemical elements.
Minerals are sorted into 8 groups. Difference between rock and mineral - A rock is made up of 2 or more minerals, whereas a mineral is composed of the same substancethroughout. During the ore-forming process, some of the original minerals in these rocks are altered to potassium feldspar, biotite, epidote, and various clay minerals.
The important ore minerals include chalcopyrite (CuFeS 2), bornite (Cu 5 FeS 4), and pyrite in copper porphyry deposits, or molybdenite (MoS 2) and pyrite in molybdenum porphyry deposits. 2 days ago Due to short timeframes over which small-scale talc mines operate (approximately 1 to 10 years), detailed characterization of their mineralogy and geo.
Ore is natural rock or sediment that contains one or more valuable minerals, typically metals, that can be mined, treated and sold at a is extracted from the earth through mining and treated or refined, often via smelting, to extract the valuable metals or minerals.
The Geology and Ore Deposits of the Sudbury Structure, Min. of Natural Resources, Toronto, v. 1, pp. Dressler, B.
O., Breccias in the footwall of the Sudbury impact structure-terrestrial equivalents of lunar breccias. Silver is a soft, white metal that usually occurs in nature in one of four forms: 1) as a native element; 2) as a primary constituent in silver minerals; 3) as a natural alloy with other metals; and, 4) as a trace to minor constituent in the ores of other metals.
Most of the silver produced today is a product of the fourth type of occurrence. Reference: Sarah A. Dare, Sarah-Jane Barnes and Hazel M. Prichard (): The distribution of platinum group elements (PGE) and other chalcophile elements among sulfides from the Creighton Ni–Cu–PGE sulfide deposit, Sudbury, Canada, and the origin of palladium in pentlandite.
Mineralium Depos ; Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and. Mineral deposit, aggregate of a mineral in an unusually high concentration.
About half of the known chemical elements possess some metallic properties. The term metal, however, is reserved for those chemical elements that possess two or more of the characteristic physical properties of metals (opacity, ductility, malleability, fusibility) and are also good conductors of heat and electricity.
The Nickel and Copper Deposits of Sudbury District, Canada. | No Comments. Copper-Nickel Studies and Non-ferrous Mining - Minnesota. The mineralization is enriched in platinum, palladium and gold, and contains a number of different platinum and palladium minerals in sub-microscopic amounts including michenerite (Pd, Pt) BiTe, merenskyite (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2, volynskite AgBiTe2, sperrylite PtAs2 and an unknown copper-palladium-bismuth sulphide mineral.Sudbury, officially Greater Sudbury (French: Grand-Sudbury), is a city in Ontario, is the largest city in Northern Ontario by population, with a population ofat the Canadian Census.
By land area, it is the largest in Ontario and the fifth largest in is administratively a Unitary authority, and thus not part of any district, county, or regional municipality.The most common minerals on earth Information for Educators Mindat Articles The Elements Books & Magazines.
This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region. Reference: ; Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L.,Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience.