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 - 11 Oct 2012
Mali is a landlocked country located in Western Africa. The total area of the country is 1,240,192 km2, and it has a population of 15,494,466 as of July 2012. The country’s climate varies from...