Definition of Mineral processing
1. Noun. Crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques.
Generic synonyms: Extraction
Examples of category: Activating Agent
Derivative terms: Beneficiate
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Literary usage of Mineral processing
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1. Managing Industrial Solid Wastes from Manufacturing, Mining, Oil and Gas by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"mineral processing Wastes Processing ore to obtain marketable products leaves ... EPA's 1990 Report covered the 20 mineral processing wastes that met EPA's ..."
2. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Expertise includes: advanced ceramic materials; solid- liquid separation, extractive- and hydro- metallurgy; mineral processing; recycling technology; ..."
3. Environmental Performance Reviews by OECD Staff (1998)
"mineral processing can affect water quality with contaminants such as suspended solids, dissolved heavy metals, residual mineral processing reagents and ..."
4. Mining and the Environment: Case Studies from the Americas by Alyson Warhurst (1999)
"They also challenged the inclusion of mineral-processing wastes in the Bevill Amendment. In response, EPA scheduled the completion of the studies and ..."