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Categories: Materials stubs, All articles with vague or ambiguous time, Metallurgy, Mineral processing, Metallurgical processes
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beneficiation  mineral processing  ore dressing  mineral dressing  mineral extraction
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Crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques WordNet 3.0
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Crushing and separating ore into valuable substances or waste by any of a variety of techniques WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In the mining industry or extractive metallurgy, beneficiation is any process that improves the economic value of the ore by removing the gangue minerals, which results in a higher grade product and a waste stream. Wikipedia
Extractive metallurgy is a branch of metallurgical engineering wherein process and methods of extraction of metals from their natural mineral deposits are studied. Wikipedia
In the field of extractive metallurgy, mineral processing, also known as ore dressing, is the process of separating commercially valuable minerals from their ores. Wikipedia
Ore extraction process Wikidata
Process of separating commercially valuable minerals from their ores Wikidata
The reduction in size of particles of ore (or similar physical processing) before further processing to recover the metal. Wiktionary
Reduction in size of particles of ore before further processing. Wiktionary (translation)
Any treatment of an ore used to concentrate its valuable constituents (minerals) into products (concentrate) of smaller bulk, and simultaneously to collect the worthless material (gangue) into discardable waste (tailings). Wiktionary