Mining chemicals represent a niche area of supply but at the same time their use is almost universal across the industry. In this months im mining Spotlight Feature Article, from the June issue of International Mining magazine, Editor Paul Moore looks at the players, challenges, and future horizons for the sector.
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surface mining, underground mining, and in situ mining. Surface mining is used to excavate ores at or close to the earths surface ; underground and in situ mining both remove minerals from deeper deposits. Metallic minerals: include ores, such as bauxite from which aluminum is extracted copper, gold, iron, lead, silver, and zinc.
Iron ore is rock containing enough iron content, and in sufficient volume and accessibility to mining and transportation to be able to be economically mined. Iron in ore iron is most commonly found in the form of magnetite , hematite , goethite ), limonite ·n) or siderite .
Toxic chemicals used in mining include: cyanide, sulfuric acid, and solvents for separating minerals from ore. nitric acid. ammonium nitrate and fuel oil used in blasting tunnels. heavy metals such as mercury, uranium, and lead. gasoline, diesel fuel, and exhaust fumes from vehicles and equipment. acetylene for welding and soldering.