The effects of size and grinding on the flotation of quartz
AuthorGorman, Mark G.
AdvisorSmith, Ross W.
Mining & Metallurgical Engineering
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The effect of particle size and shape was studied in the quartz and n-dodecylamine flotation system through the use of sized quartz and glass beads. In addition, the degree of flocculation of the floated material is compared using Gaudln-Schumann plots. It is shown that flotation and flocculation can be functions of size, shape, pH, and collector concentration.
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