Electric-pulse disintegration, an optimal technique for separating unbroken grains of accessory minerals

N. S. Rudashevskiy, B. Ye Burakopv, S. D. Lupal, A. D. Shuloyakov, V. I. Kurets

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Abstract

Accessory minerals carry unique geological, geochemical, and petrologic information, e.g. on the global differentiation of material during the petrogenesis of complex igneous bodies and on the radiometric age of the host rock (measured, for example, on zicons, which enable us to correlate rock and ores. Of the existing mechanical and physicochemical methods of fragmentation of natural and model materials, electric-pulse disintegration seems to optimally meet the requirements of the disintegration process.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)172-176
Number of pages5
JournalDoklady. Earth science sections
Volume319 A
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - May 1993

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