Back to Graphical Site
< Previous Image Now viewing image 445 of 2011. Next Image >

Floatation cell, King Edward Mine, Camborne, Cornwall

move to this image
move to this image
move to this image
Floatation cell, King Edward Mine, Camborne, Cornwall move to this image
move to this image
move to this image
 
© Crown copyright.NMR
Reference Number: AA98/10606
Comment on this image...
Comment on image
 
Caption: The presence of sulphide minerals could be a serious problem in processing tin. Floatation cells combated this. Through the addition of chemicals, which reacted to the minerals, and a fast-spinning rotary stirrer, the sulphide minerals could be floated off as froth.
Photographer: P Williams Date Taken: June 1998
Collection: NMR
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR
< Previous Image   Next Image >
Terms and Conditions  | Privacy Policy  | © Historic England 2014 - All rights reserved.