Phosphorus and Phosphates

  • G. A. Gruber
  • D. W. Leyshon


Phosphates, compounds of the element phosphorus, are produced from relatively abundant supplies of phosphate rock, containing apatite, Ca3 (PO4) CaF2, together with up to 40 percent of other minerals and impurities.


Phosphoric Acid Phosphate Rock Beneficiation Plant Sulfuric Acid Plant Hemi Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Gruber
    • 1
  • D. W. Leyshon
    • 1
  1. 1.Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.USA

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