The Effect of a Humate Reagent and Sodium Oleate on the Wettability of Fluorite, Calcite, and Quartz

  • S. A. Antsiferova
  • S. M. MarkosyanEmail author
  • O. N. Suvorova


The effect of a humate reagent obtained from oxidized brown coal and sodium oleate on the wettability of minerals present in the composition of fluorite ores such as fluorite, calcite, and quartz is studied. It is shown that, in the case of successive treatment of fluorite and calcite with a humate reagent and sodium oleate, the difference in the wettability of the minerals significantly increases, which promotes the selection of these minerals during flotation.


humate reagent sodium oleate fluorite calcite quartz contact angle wettability 



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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. A. Antsiferova
    • 1
  • S. M. Markosyan
    • 1
    Email author
  • O. N. Suvorova
    • 1
  1. 1.Federal Research Center Krasnoyarsk Scientific Center, Institute of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Siberian Branch, Russian Academy of SciencesKrasnoyarskRussia

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