TESCAN´s agent in Australia and New Zealand - AXT Pty Ltd announced today the installation of a TESCAN TIMA automated mineralogy system at Northparkes Mines. The copper and gold mine is located near the town of Parkes in central west New South Wales and is owned by CMOC. This installation is particularly significant as it is the first mine site installation of an automated SEM-based minerals analysis system in Australia. Read more
Ore processing is a general term describing processes leading to beneficiation of ores. Scanning electron microscopy helps to characterize the mineral of interest as well as the surrounding gangue.