In terms of the number of individual mineral
species she had more than 100, which was an impressive achievement considering that at that time the majority of the mineral species known today had not been discovered.
with labels on individual mineral
samples bearing information such as the mineral name, chemical composition, date of discovery, location, and donor's name.
The current analytic technique, which can discern the compositions of individual mineral
grains, requires vaporizing only "a few nanograms of the material," Meshik notes.
In his view, exploration by new entrants in the mining industry could be impeded by individual mineral
rights holders attempting to extract excessive amounts of options money.
These practical difficulties are removed with analytical techniques that use microbeams to investigate individual mineral
grains within a rock sample without removing the grains themselves (which can destroy the textures in which they occur).
Like gloves, many individual mineral
crystals or organic molecules exist in two mirror-image forms--a phenomenon known as chirality.
While the grade of mineral sands deposits is important, the mineral assemblage along with their recoveries is more important due to the difference in the value of individual mineral
Ore Microscopy and Microprobe work conducted by Cominco Laboratory Services have shown the commodity elements of interest to report to individual mineral
species; Nickel to Pentlandite, Palladium+Platinum to Moncheite, Cobalt to Gersdorfflte and Copper to Chalcopyrite.
This concentrate is then taken to a "dry mill" where individual mineral
constituents are extracted using a magnetic and high tension electrical separators.
There are many research studies on individual minerals
, vitamins, amino acids, fish oils, and herbs that show efficacy in both prevention and intervention in different areas of cardiovascular disease.
Dockery also noted growth for various trace minerals thanks to "an increase in the research targeting the benefits of the individual minerals
and mineral blends.
The second is hydromet, which involves dissolution of the mineral concentrate, releasing the elements from their individual minerals
into solution, followed by impurity removal and precipitation/purification of a RE saleable end-product.