Article - 16 Aug 2012
Swaziland, with a total population of 1,386,914 as of July 2012, is located off the southern part of Africa, between Mozambique and South Africa. Swaziland covers a total area of 17,364 km2 and has...
Article - 6 Mar 2014
Industrial minerals are geological materials mined and processed for their commercial use. They are the sources of non-metallic minerals and used in their natural form or as additives or raw materials...
Article - 30 Dec 2013
Autogenous grinding is a process of grinding ore in a rotating cylinder using large pieces of the same ore. Autogenous mills operate mechanically like the ball mills; however, the media used for...
Article - 26 Aug 2019
With over 4,000 types of minerals, there are many physical properties that make them distinguishable pieces of matter.
Article - 22 Jun 2015
X-ray diffraction or XRD is a rapid analytical technique that is mainly used for determining ore’s mineralogy. TOPAS quantitative phase analysis (QPA) together with a fast detector incorporated in the...
Article - 17 Mar 2014
The mineralogy of ore can be determined using X-ray diffraction (XRD) method. The XRD instrument integrated with a fast detector along with TOPAS quantitative phase analysis (QPA) enables...
Article - 27 Jul 2012
This article discusses the mining, minerals, and fuel resources of South Korea.
Article - 14 Nov 2019
Mining involves excavating useful materials from within solid earth. Stones and rocks uncovered during the process are made of clusters of minerals and they often form crystals.
Article - 18 Oct 2012
Eritrea, with a total population of 6,086,495 as of July 2012, is located in Eastern Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Djibouti and Sudan. The country mostly has climatic conditions spreading...
Article - 4 Oct 2012
Afghanistan, with a total population of 30,419,928 as of July 2012, is located in Southern Asia, north and west of Pakistan, east of Iran. The country mostly has an arid to semiarid climate and covers...