With a view toEgypts rich and diversified culture and history, ancient mining would have definitely played a major role in the development of high grade orebodies. However, modern mining industry has not really been carried out in Egypt, and as a result, the country has excellent potential for the discovery of significant discoveries.
Mining in Egypt has had a long history that goes back to predynastic times. Egypt has substantial mineral resources, including tantalite (fourth largest in the world), coal, gold, iron ore, phosphates, manganese and salt. In addition, minor amounts of asbestosand quartz were mined in 1986. Preliminary exploration in Sinai indicated the presence of zinc, tin, lead, and copper deposits.
Iron ores in Egypt occur in two forms: Banded Iron Formation andIronstone. Iron stone is the iron ore which is formed mainly within Phanerozoic sediments. The iron content in the ironstone deposits ranges from 30% to 58% Fe, and the manganese content ranges from 0.7% to 7.66% Mn.
The mining method at present is almost open pit mining. The iron ore mining plant consists of a jaw crusher followed by a cone crusher to reduce the run-of-mine iron ore to the maximum size required by the sinter plant. Of course, there is waste of energy and cost. The raw ore is conveyed from the mine to the steel plantwith all its gangue content. These technologies following iron mining include flotation, high intensity magnetic separation, and magnetic roasting followed by low intensity magnetic separation.
The rapid expansion in the world and Egyptian steel industry in recent years and consequently the increasing demand on the essential ferromanganese necessitated the domestic production of this ferroalloy.Manganese ores are located in Egypt in two major localities beside other several small occurrences. The economic deposits of manganese are Um Bogma in Central Western Sinai and Elba in South Eastern Desert.
Egypt mining involves several different technics, including extraction, crushing, grinding, screening, separation etc. The first processing steps carried out on the manganese ores mining plant are crushing and screening.
Mineral mining can be operated by surface mining and underground mining according to iron and manganese ore deposit location. Mining industry development requires advanced mining technology and high quality mining equipment. SBM has been specialized in mining technology for several decades. We developed complete series of mining equipment for sale in Egypt, such as extraction plant, crushing machine, grinding mill, screening machine, separation equipment, processing plant, flotation machine, classifier etc. Please contact us for detailed information.
Crushing is the primary stage in iron and manganese mining operation. In crushing process, larger size raw materials will be fed into the jaw crusher evenly and gradually by vibrating feeder through a hopper for primary crushing. After primary crushing, the material will transferred to impact crusher by belt conveyor for secondary crushing; the crushed iron or manganese ore will be then transferred to vibrating screen for separating.
After separating, the parts that can meet standard will be transferred away as final products, while the others will be returned to impact crusher or cone crusher for further crushing, thus forming a closed circuit. Size of final products can be adjust and graded according to your specific requirement.
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Egypt has substantial mineral resources, including tantalite, coal, gold, apatite,iron ore, phosphates, salt, zinc, tin, lead, and copper deposits etc. Apatite is an important minerals resource in Egypt.
Apatite is the most abundant crystallinephosphate mineral found as an accessorymineral in practically all kinds of igneous rocks.Sometimes, it is concentrated in pegmatite, metallicveins and magmatic deposits. It also occurs inmetamorphic rocks and as a secondary mineral inphosphoric rocks of sedimentary origin.
Apatite is occasionally found to contain significant amounts of rare earth elements and can be used as an ore for those metals. This is preferable to traditional rare earth ores, as apatite is non-radioactive and does not pose an environmental hazard in mine tailings.
Apatite is found in igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks. Apatite from surface mining and is sometimes extracted through a mechanized open cast mining technique using electric walking draglines with various bucket capacities. The overburden, which consists of sand, limestone and other materials, is stripped away by the draglines. Overburden and topsoil are placed in temporary piles for subsequent use in reclamation and/or dam construction. In the West, ripping and drilling usually loosen the uncovered phosphate. It is then loaded into dump trucks for hauling to the crushing and screening plant, which is usually located at the mining site.
Apatite may be extracted from the earth using a variety of techniques. Most extraction processes remove the ore and associated rock or matrix in bulkform from the deposit, using blasting and various mechanical means to break the ore into pieces of manageable size, and then crushed the apatite ore into small size for further processing.
Crushing is the first stage in apatite mining operation. In apatite crushing process, the vibrating screens separate largeboulders from finer rocks that do not require primary crushing, thus feeding the materials to theprimary apatite crushing plant. Jaw crusher, impact crusher, and gyratory crushers are usually used for primary size reduction.The apatite material that is too large to pass through the followingvibrating screen is processed in the secondary crusher. Cone crushers are commonly used in secondary crushing stage. The output from the secondary crusher is conveyed by belt conveyor to the tertiary crushing circuit, which includes a sizing screen and a conecrusher.
Crushing plant is vital equipment for apatite mining. To set up apatite crushing plant, there are several different factors to be taken into account, such as the properties of apatite to be crushed, geography, deposit location, economics. There are many types of apatite crushing plant for sale in Egypt, which have different sizes, production capacity, prices, and performance.SBM can customize best crushing solution according to your requirements. Please contact us for more information.
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