• Degana tungsten project—present plant practice and future scenario

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      Degana tungsten; present practice; future scenario

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      Experiments/testworks were carried out on Degana tungsten ore by various R & D organizations to recover the strategic mineral wolframite. Process flowsheet developed after tests on the dump ore assaying 0·151% WO3 is being tried on a very small scale till the 150 tpd pilot beneficiation plant is commissioned. Tungsten bearing granite samples were also found amenable to physical benefication. Hence 168 Mt granitic resources analysing 0·08% WO3 has ushered a hope for large scale exploitation subject to detailed exploration. By-product recovery of lithium, caesium, rubidium and some other trace elements, if feasible, will be of added advantage.

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      M R Jakhu1 S Ray1

      1. Hindustan Zinc Ltd, Yashad Bhavan, Udaipur - 313 001, India
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