heavy mineral

heavy mineral

[′hev·ē ′min·rəl]
(mineralogy)
A mineral with a density above 2.9, which is the density of bromoform, the liquid used to separate the heavy from the light minerals.
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AMD has established about 2000 tonnes of xenotime-bearing heavy mineral concentrate containing 2% xenotime in the riverine heavy mineral placer deposits of Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand.
Production would include heavy mineral concentrate, high-quality zircon, and rare earth and titanium products.
Diatreme Resources Limited (ASX:DRX) has lodged a mining application for a 1,560 hectare area over the Cyclone heavy mineral project.
In addition, Ucore has conducted initial geochemical analyses of field-concentrated heavy mineral samples from the region.
Heavy Mineral Beach sands are identified in parts of Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, and Tamilnadu on the east coast and Kerala and Maharastra on the west coast of India.
Heavy mineral analysis is being used to test the correlation of these sandstones.
2) As early as 1935, the FBI Laboratory worked with soils; by early 1939, heavy mineral separations and mineral identifications were standard practices for the FBI Laboratory in soil cases.
One means of investigating this possibility is the nature of the heavy mineral suite.
The Eldorado bulk gravity test plant produced three products from each sample - raw gold, a heavy mineral concentrate, and tailings.
24 that it entered into a 12-month option agreement with Imperial Granite Minerals Pty to acquire the latter's 90% interest in the Harts Range heavy mineral sands project in the Northern Territory, Australia.
NORTH PERTH BASINCOOLJARLOO (Image 70%)Following additional detailed ground magnetic surveys in the south eastern part of the Cooljarloo heavy mineral project (Image 70%) a revised interpretation has more clearly defined drilling targets along strike from existing defined resources.
Sandstones also contain minor abundances of heavy mineral grains (densities > 2.