Flotation: Flotation, in mineral processing, method used to separate and concentrate . The mineral particles are coated by agitating a pulp of ore, water, and suitable . (A schematic diagram of a flotation separation cell is shown in thefigure.).
In the field of extractive metallurgy, mineral processing, also known as ore dressing, is the .. Classification equipment may include ore sorters, gas cyclones, .. Depressants inhibit the flotation of one mineral or minerals while activators enable.