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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* $270 million Cataby project commissioned and first production of heavy mineral concentrate achieved.
The company aims to extract rare earths from the ore, a byproduct of heavy mineral sands mining.
Titanium Sands Ltd (ASX:TSL) continues infill drilling at Mannar Island Heavy Mineral Sands (HMS) Project in Sri Lanka aimed at confirming mineralisation continuity and growing resources.
Historical heavy mineral sampling traced kimberlitic indicator minerals up-ice to a potential source area.
During this period, the mineral separation plant (MSP) operated on stockpiled heavy mineral concentrate (HMC) to ensure uninterrupted production.
One sample was shipped to Actlabs in Georgetown for fire assay of gold and a second sample was panned by the Company to examine and determine if free gold was present in the heavy mineral concentrate.
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Applications include titanium-bearing heavy mineral sands, tantalum, tin, tungsten, chromite and gold, with the company currently closely associated with tin and tungsten projects in Spain, Australia and South America.
Sandstone samples were analyzed for their petrography and heavy mineral studies to constrain regional detrital and paleotectonic history of Late Paleozoic Eastern Gondwanaland.
Sheffield provides investors with an exposure to the following commodities: Talc, Heavy Mineral Sands, Iron and Tungsten.