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Universidad Nacional

GEOMETALLURGY
de Moquegua

GEOLOGY OF MINES

TEACHER:

STUDENTS;

MOQUEGUA- PERÚ
2017

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Geometallurgy quantifies the variability of the mineral deposit in terms of the process parameters (mineral hardness. mineral shape and texture. flotation kinetics and leaching kinetics).) and the quality of the concentrate. The integral evaluation of a mining project consists in determining the tons of ore that are above the value of the cut-off. 1. By integrating Geology. recovery (Release function. . including mining plans and identifying the levels of production that depend on the hardness. Dilution. Geometallurgy Geometallurgy is a transversal discipline within mining activities. The data are then applied to the reservoir block model or to the mine plan. typically through the use of geo statistics. from the mineral exploration stage. and these parameters are sent back to the block model. for one or More variable. Mineral Processing and Metallurgy. law and recovery. geometallurgically-enabled "GEMs ™" grinding and flotation models are used to generate economic parameters such as processing capacity. GEOMETALLURGY 3 . After this. Geometallurgy aims to improve the process of evaluating economic resources and make it much more valuable. which aims to systematize several of the complexities associated with determining the value of the resource and consequently its economic exploitation. The geometallurgical variables are important elements in determining the costs and profits of the mining project. Mining Operations. ore losses and metallurgical recovery are factors that can vary and should be considered in the stage of evaluating mining reserves and determining the profitability of the project. milling size. the spatial distribution of the tons / law ratio above the value of the cut-off. etc. etc. grinding. Universidad Nacional de Moquegua Introduction Geometallurgy is an emerging discipline that aims to incorporate the integral planning aspects of the mining activity.

It is developed to:  Deposits highly variable or with heavily demarcated areas  Several nearby deposits that will be mined together  Remote or deep reservoirs that are easily perforated but are not readily sampled in volume  Projects that require new metallurgical approaches  Exploration projects for brownfields or potential mines and expansion projects that exploit new. Universidad Nacional de Moquegua The Geometallurgical information is used to: .  Mine resource and performance of plant optimized WHAT PROJECTS BENEFIT MOST FROM A GEOMETALLURGICAL APPROACH? Geometallurgy is a cost-effective technique used to characterize the variability of a mineral during the exploration. Determine the size of the equipment . This minimizes project risk by allowing the following:  Rigorous documentation of geological and mineralogical impact on metallurgical and grinding performance  Plant design that recognizes the inherent variability of the deposit  Forecasting of production parameters such as plant processing capacity. GEOMETALLURGY 4 . P80 and concentrate law quarterly or annually. because it documents the variability in a reservoir. Benefits of the geometallurgy Geometallurgy significantly reduces the impact of spatial uncertainty on mine planning. Assist in plant design . . with a statistical confidence interval  Optimization of plant performance with respect to mineral variability  Effective mining of ore throughout the life of the mine. Inform the design of the flow sheet . deeper or adjacent reserves  Projects with significant previous probe witnesses that are being re-evaluated because of economic circumstances. pre-production and operation. Optimize the plant and the mine according to the performance of the production forecast plant . Reduce risk during feasibility. 2. recovery. law. development or operation stages.

 Process modeling. metallurgical response and geotechnical measurements). chemistry. mineral characterization is the quantification of the physical information obtained from samples representing a mineralized body. In these. mineralogy) or parameters (physical properties. 4.  Geostatistical data management. A Geometallurgical block is a three- dimensional portion of ore that has been characterized in its various properties. Components of the geometallurgy Geometallurgy consists of several activities including:  Sampling. Universidad Nacional de Moquegua 3.  Collection of related data and correlations. responses of the various metallurgical variables and the introduction of these responses must be introduced in the definition of geometalurgical blocks.  Addition of data in a block model or mine plan.  Variability testing. using low-cost standardized tests that require a small sample volume. In general terms. techniques of mineralogical evaluations associated with metallurgical processes. The successful planning of a mine requires information from several different disciplines (geology. Geometallurgical planning The geometalurgical evaluation implies changes in the traditional processes of "core logging". both geological and metallurgical. This allows the complete registration of the deposit so that the metallurgical performance and its economic value are determined long before the ore enters the Concentrator Plant. . The information collected as part of a program of ore characterization provides the objective basis for the approach of geometallurgical mapping. GEOMETALLURGY 5 .

Universidad Nacional de Moquegua 5.scribd. including the structure.net/carlosmedrano5245/geometalurgia GEOMETALLURGY 6 . Conclusions  Geometallurgy is the selection based on the geology of a number of samples that will be tested to determine the metallurgical parameters and the distribution of these parameters along of a deposit using technical geostatistically accepted to support the process of metallurgical modelling.scribd.pdf  https://es.  A good command and application of the Mineralogy of Processes is fundamental to integrate Geology and Metallurgy.amazonaws.slideshare. Importance of Mineralogy. creating a system that generates information during the duration of the mining project.uson.epistemus. Mineralogy contributes with the zoning and textures of the mineralization. the traditional metallurgical approach during the development and operation of a mine. .com/docs/2ctrgweosg1mocq3.pdf  http://documents.mx/revistas/articulos/14-GEOMETALURGIA. but does not replace. geochemical studies contribute to the mineral law. Bibliography  https://es. Then.com. 7. Geological studies contribute with relations of field.  The Geometallurgy complements. The mineralogical characterization of the mineral in the deposit and the influence of these characteristics on the metallurgical response constitutes the centerpiece of the definition of the geometalurgical blocks.ar/~/media/Local/Mexico/Documents/Flyers%20and% 20Leaflets/SGS-MIN-329%20Geometalurgia-SP-12-02. The role of Mineralogy of Processes is to predict the metallurgical response of the materials to be processed. 6. Geometallurgy integrates the Mineralogical information in the planning process of a project and metallurgical testing routine.com.pdf  http://www.com/doc/311054376/14-GEOMETALURGIA-pdf  http://www.s3.sgsgroup.