542-0441/02 – Technology of Ores Treatment (TÚR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mining Engineering and SafetyCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Botula, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Jiří Botula, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BOT40 doc. Ing. Jiří Botula, Ph.D.
CEH25 Ing. Dagmar Čechová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 28+28

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students are able to interpret acquired knowledge in the field of ore processing.

Teaching methods

Experimental work in labs


The course gives an overview of technologies of treatment of individual types of ore raw materials.The individual types of ore raw materials are characterized and possible treatment technologies are described.

Compulsory literature:

WiLLs, B.A.,Wills’ Mineral Processing Technology. An Introduction to the Practical Aspects of Ore Treatment and Mineral Recovery. 2006, ISBN 0-7506-4450-8 BULATOVIC, Srdjan M. Handbook of flotation reagents: chemistry, theory and practice. Boston: Elsevier, 2007-. ISBN 0-444-53029-0. BULATOVIC, Srdjan, N. Handbook of Flotation Reagents: Chemistry, Theory and Practice. Flotation of gold, PGM and oxide minerals. Elsevier, 2010. ISBN 9780444530820. BULATOVIC, Srdjan M. Handbook of Flotation Reagents: Chemistry, Theory and Practice Flotation of Industrial Minerals. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2015. ISBN 978-0-444-53083-7.

Recommended literature:

GUPTA, C. K. Chemical metallurgy: principles and practice. Cambridge: Wiley-VCH, c2003. ISBN 3527303766. SCHLESINGER, Mark E. a A. K. BISWAS. Extractive metallurgy of copper. 5th ed. Boston: Elsevier, 2011. ISBN 978-0-08-096789-9. CRUNDWELL, F. K. Extractive metallurgy of nickel, cobalt and platinum-group materials. Boston: Elsevier, 2011. ISBN 978-0-08-096809-4. KAWATRA, S. K. a Courtney YOUNG. SME mineral processing & extractive metallurgy handbook: volume one (and volume two). Englewood, Colorado: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, ISBN 978-0-87335-385-4.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Submission of properly solved protocols from exercises, oral exam.


Other requirements

Students demonstrate general knowledge of technologies of treatment of individual types of ore materials.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Classification of ore materials 2. Basic technological processes of ore treatment 3. Gravity treatment of ores 4. Magnetic treatment of ores 5. Flotation treatment of ores 6.Technology of Fe ores 7. Li ore technology 8. Technology of Sn and W ores 9. Nb and Ta ore technology 10. Au ore technology 11.Technology of platinum metal ores 12.Technology of sulphide ores Pb and Zn 13.Technology of sulphide ores Cu 14.Technology of oxidic ores of non-ferrous metals  

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (N0724A290005) Process Engineering in Raw Materials P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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