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The Management of Lead Concentrate Acquisition in “Trepca”

  • Ahmet HaxhiajEmail author
  • Bajram Haxhiaj
Conference paper
Part of the The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series book series (MMMS)

Abstract

Based on the placement of lead and its consumption in industry branches, the paper deals with the composition of lead in the massive of Kopaonik. Removal, tenuity and grinding of galenit. The paper in particular treats the flotation process, and also treats physico-chemical bases of reagents in the process, as well as decanting, drying, filtering and storage of concentrates. Verification of the chemical composition of Pb concentrates with Pb, Zn, Bi, As, Sb, In, Au, Ag, etc. It is special that in Kopaonik massive the ratio of Pb: Zn composition is 1.4:1.0 and during the flotation lead is inclined to go with pirotines concentrate more than is allowed. We are strongly focused to maximally decrease the Pb amount that goes with pirotine concentrates and wastes. The paper as such gave the first effects in optimizing of these parameters with positive effects in flotation process in Trepca.

Keywords

Mineral Reagents Grinding Flotation Pb concentrate Pirotine Sterile 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of GeosciencesUniversity of Mitrovca “Isa Boletini”MitrovicaRepublic of Kosovo
  2. 2.Faculty of Civil Engineering and ArchitectureUniversity of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”PrishtinaRepublic of Kosovo

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