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Mössbauer analysis of iron ore and rapidly reduced iron ore treated by micro-discharge using carbon felt


Nomura, K and de Souza, P and Hirai, S and Kojima, N, Mossbauer analysis of iron ore and rapidly reduced iron ore treated by micro-discharge using carbon felt, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 303, (2) pp. 1259-1263. ISSN 0236-5731 (2015) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1007/s10967-014-3468-4


Several samples of iron ores produced in Australia and Brazil were analyzed by Mössbauer spectrometry. Almost all iron ores are composed of hematite, goethite, and fine grains of the oxides, of which the ratios are different among production area. The amount ratio of hematite and goethite, determined by Mössbauer spectrometry, were almost consistent with those obtained by a conventional chemical analysis especially for iron ore with less goethite. Iron ores were treated by a micro discharge using carbon felt (MD/CF). It is found that FeO, Fe(CO3), and Fe3O4 are produced by MD/CF. The treatment by MD/CF is efficient in rapid reduction of iron ores.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Engineering
Research Group:Resources engineering and extractive metallurgy
Research Field:Mineral processing/beneficiation
Objective Division:Mineral Resources (Excl. Energy Resources)
Objective Group:Primary mining and extraction of minerals
Objective Field:Mining and extraction of iron ores
UTAS Author:de Souza, P (Professor Paulo de Souza Junior)
ID Code:117894
Year Published:2015
Web of Science® Times Cited:1
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2017-06-29
Last Modified:2017-10-30

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