Borates Handbook of Deposits, Processing, Properties, & Use by Donald E. Garrett

By Donald E. Garrett

This finished reference is the 1st to hide industrially vital borates, from deposits, via chemistry, mining, processing, and purposes. The reference paintings starts with a list of the 238 presently recognized borate minerals, their formulation, and houses. It positive factors glossy theories at the foundation of borate deposits, their molecular constitution and unique descriptions of the world's borate deposits. Garrett describes the attention-grabbing background of the invention and improvement of borate deposits with anecdotes of ways inventive operators overcame hindrances in acquiring their minerals. Chapters on mining expertise and processing aspect the mineral's improvement from the earliest recorded occasions as much as the delicate operations of the current day. The ebook additionally features a finished literature on boron isotope chemistry, their assorted functions, and productions and source facts for the world's greatest commercial producers.* capabilities as an entire reference for geologists, engineers, and shoppers of borate items* contains crystallographic descriptions, answer chemistry, isotopic distributions, and different homes of one hundred seventy borate minerals* presents specific descriptions of mining and processing equipment and financial makes use of* contains statistical facts on borate creation, intake, costs, and ore reserves for each kingdom of the realm* offers an in depth bibliography* writer is an expert on commercial minerals via a long time of consulting and technique improvement paintings

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