The Oxygen Flash Furnace At the Asarco copper smelter in Hayden, Arizona, the oxygen flash furnace is initially heated up with natural gas. It becomes so hot that the copper concentrate immediately ignites when it is blown into the furnace along with oxygen and a silica-bearing flux.
This site presents a view into the State of Nevada's mining past, as well as a view of its present day rugged beauty. Since eighty six percent of the state is government owned property, mainly controlled by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), a large portion of Nevada is vast unpopulated expanses of desert and mountains.
Overview. The enterprise known as Trepča was a conglomerate of 40 mines and factories, located mostly in Kosovo but also in locations in Montenegro.But the heart of its operations, and the source of most of its raw material, is the vast mining complex to the east of Mitrovica in the north of Kosovo, famous since Roman times.
Los Gatos Project Confirmed A recently completed NI 43-101 compliant feasibility study completed with joint venture partner, Dowa Metals & Mining, validates the project's commercial merit Poly-metallic A silver and zinc-rich epithermal system with significant lead and gold content Low Risk Mining-friendly jurisdiction with low regulatory risk.
Mining in Afghanistan is controlled by the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum, which is headquartered in Kabul with regional offices in other parts of the country. Afghanistan has over 1400 mineral fields, containing barite, chromite, coal, copper, gold, iron ore, lead, natural gas, petroleum, precious and semi-precious stones, salt, sulfur, talc, and zinc, among many other minerals.