Definition of Mineral processing

1. Noun. Crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques.

Exact synonyms: Beneficiation, Mineral Dressing, Mineral Extraction, Ore Dressing, Ore Processing
Generic synonyms: Extraction
Examples of category: Activating Agent
Derivative terms: Beneficiate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mineral Processing

miner's lettuce
miner's lung
miner's moss
miner's nystagmus
mineral deficiency
mineral dressing
mineral extraction
mineral fibres
mineral jelly
mineral kingdom
mineral makeup
mineral oil
mineral oils
mineral pitch
mineral processing (current term)
mineral resources
mineral right
mineral soil
mineral spirits
mineral tar
mineral vein
mineral water
mineral waters
mineral wax
mineral wool

Literary usage of Mineral processing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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