Mineral and elemental composition features of "loose" oolitic ores in Bakchar iron ore cluster (Tomsk Oblast)

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Abstract

Geo-technological investigation considerations of iron ore deposits within the Bakchar ore cluster are being carried out. The mineral and elemental composition of "loose" ores have been studied, embracing such important aspects as the distribution pattern of valuable and harmful impurities, the determination of element concentrators (such as vanadium, phosphate and sulphur) in basic minerals and the analysis of ore composition varaiation in volume ore cluster. Based on investigation results the mineral and elemental composition characteristic features of "loose" ores were defined. Although hydrogoethite was the basic identified ore mineral, such minerals as goethite, lepidocrocite, leptochlorite, siderite and hisingerite were also found. The deportment of calcium phosphate (anapaite) and phosphates of rare-earth elements (monazite, killarite), which are associated with the harmful impurity- phosphorous, are described. It has been defined that the ore constituent composition contains such persistent impurities as vanadium and manganese, the content of which is 0.35% and 0.03%, respectively. The "loose" ores are continuous in mineral composition, both in area and cross-section throughout the Bakchar ore cluster. Based on the sample element composition analysis the most perspective areas for further mineral processing could be: western with the fraction of 1....0.2mm. and eastern- fraction of 1...0.1mm.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
PublisherInstitute of Physics Publishing
Volume21
Edition1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event18th International Scientific Symposium in Honour of Academician M. A. Usov: Problems of Geology and Subsurface Development, PGON 2014 - Tomsk, Russian Federation
Duration: 7 Apr 201411 Apr 2014

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Other18th International Scientific Symposium in Honour of Academician M. A. Usov: Problems of Geology and Subsurface Development, PGON 2014
CountryRussian Federation
CityTomsk
Period7.4.1411.4.14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)

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