Best Reference Books – Mineral Processing

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Mineral Processing subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Mineral Processing along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Mineral Processing subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Mineral Processing" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Mineral Processing Technology” by B A Wills
2. “Ore Processing” by S K Jain
3. “Introduction to Mineral Processing” by Errol G Kelly and David J Spottiswood

“Introduction to Mineral Processing” Book Review: This book is for the design engineers attached in the design and operation of mineral processing plants. And also for the people engaged in flow-sheet development. This book gives detailed information about the processes like crushing, grinding, solid-liquid separation. It also explains the strategy of mathematical modelling as a method for more effective controlling of operations. This book has many solved examples that clarifies the process operations. It describes different ways to design calculations using examples.

4. “Principles of Mineral Dressing” by A K Gaudin
5. “Mineral Processing” by S K Jain

“Mineral Processing” Book Review: This book the students of engineering of branches metallurgy, chemical and mining. It can also be useful for the students of ore processing, mineral dressing and applied geology. It gives ideas about mineral processing and background mineral processing and communication. And it also explains about the moment of solid in the fluid, its classification, important methods of solid and liquid separation and the classification units. This book has a gravity concentration method discussed in detail. And the floatation method has also been discussed.

6. “Mineral Processing: (Including Mineral dressing, Experiments and numerical)” by Vandana Rao and Sonam Patel

“Mineral Processing: (Including Mineral dressing, Experiments and numerical)” Book Review: This book is useful for students of mining engineers. It mentions methods used in separation and processing of the minerals from their ores which includes pre-processing, dressing and separation. This book gives ample information on different types of ore processing machinery, tools and techniques. It also discusses the occurrence of ores, mineralogy, and their properties. It has many numerical calculations on extractive metallurgy.

7. “Operational Handbook Of Mineral Processing” by Vedula V Ramana Murty

“Operational Handbook Of Mineral Processing” Book Review: This book is for the students of mining and ore dressing. This book gives a brief idea about ore dressing which includes different unit operations and concentration methods. It explains the importance of process flow sheets. And it gives the laboratory procedures for determining various physical characterization tests. This book has reckoner tables mentioned. It has objective type questions, brief notes and basic questions and answers. It also has easily understandable answers.

8. “Mineral Processing Techniques Basics and Related Issues” by G S Ramkrishna Rao

“Mineral Processing Techniques Basics and Related Issues” Book Review: This book is for students, professionals, entrepreneurs and industrialists in the sector of ore dressing, metallurgy, applied geology, and mining in mineral processing. It gives an account of basic practices of ore processing practiced in India commercially. It mentions the reserves of economic ore available in India, estimates of water, power, sites for plants, goals to be achieved should also be kept in mind. The cost of production, capital cost of the plant, required instruments are also listed in the book. It had kept every environmental aspect in consideration.

9. “Environmental Impact of Mining and Mineral Processing: Management, Monitoring, and Auditing Strategies” by Ravi Jain

“Environmental Impact of Mining and Mineral Processing: Management, Monitoring, and Auditing Strategies” Book Review: This book is for the engineers of the mining field. This book has all the features related to mining and environment. It also characterizes the early stages, and environmental management during the mine operation and identification of major problems. It mentions technologies for the treatment of mining, mineral processing, and metallurgical waste. This book gives us ideas about the disposal of the waste, and treatment of mining effluents. It gives a very systematic approach for environmental assessment of mining, provides expert advice for implementation of environmental management systems.

10. “Selected Topics in Mineral Processing” by A Ghosh
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