Benefication of Emet colemanite tailings by ultrasonic sound waves

Ipek H., BOZKURT M. M. V.

6th International Conference on Environmental Issues and Management of Waste in Energy and Mineral Production (SWEMP 2000), Calgary, Canada, 30 May - 02 June 2000, pp.431-434 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: Calgary
  • Country: Canada
  • Page Numbers: pp.431-434
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Boron is widely used in many areas. More than sixty percent of the world's boron deposits is in Turkey. In Emet colemanite plant, it is estimated that approximately 1.5 million tons of tailings are stored at the tailing ponds. B2O3 grade of the tail is 18-24 % and its particle size is -0.2 mm.