Flotation of Cassiterite with Salicylaldehyde as a Collector

Rinelli, G. ; Marabini, A. M. ; Alesse, V. ; Freyberger, W. ; de Cuyper, J
Organization: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Pages: 12
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1976
Salicylaldehyde, a chelating agent for tin, has been found to function as a collector for the flotation of cassiterite. Infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance studies clearly show that salicylaldehyde can form a chelate compound in bulk and at the surface. Results are also given for the flotation of a tin ore with this reagent.
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