Mineral resources and geo-engineering

Document Type: Review Paper

Author

Department of Mining, Metallurgical, and Materials Engineering Laval University, Quebec City, Canada

Abstract

Metals used in everyday life are produced from ores occurring in the Earth’s crust. Geological processes are known to concentrate minerals to form ores of economic value. Mineral processing engineers concentrate these ores by mechanical and physico-chemical methods while the extractive metallurgist extracts the metals by chemical means.

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