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The following is a list of publications from the Utah Comminution Center on the subject of Mineral Liberation.


Schneider,C.L., Lin,C.L., King,R.P. & Miller,J.D., "Improved Transformation Technique for the Prediction of Liberation by a Random Fracture Model", Powder Technology, 6.7, pp.103-111. (1991)

Schneider,C.L. & King,R.P.,"Calculation of Mineral Liberation in a Continuously Operating Ball Mill", 1992 SME Annual Meeting, SME preprint nº 92-207, 9pp.

Schneider,C.L. & King,R.P.,"An Effective SEM-Based Image Analysis System for the Investigation of Mineralogical Texture and Liberation", 1993 SME Annual Meeting. (1993)

King,R.P. & Schneider,C.L.,"Mineral Liberation in Continuous Milling Circuits", Proceedings XVIII International Mineral Processing Congress, AIMM 1993, Vol. 1, pp.203-211.

King,R.P. & Schneider,C.L.,"An Effective SEM-Based Image Analysis System for Quantitative Mineralogy," KONA Journal, VOl.11, (1993).

Schneider,C.L. & King,R.P.,"Characterization of the Internal Structure of the Andrews-Mika Diagram," 1994 SME Annual Meeting, SME preprint nº 94-196, 17pp.

Schneider,C.L. & King,R.P.,"A procedure for the characterization of the internal structure of the Andrews-Mika diagram," Minerals and Metallurgical Processing Journal, Vol.11, nº4, pp.231-238. (1994)

King,R.P. & Schneider,C.L.,"A Transformation Function for the Measurement of Particle Size Distribution by Image Analysis," Proceedings First International Particle Technology Forum, Amer.Inst.Chem.Engs. 1994, pp.71-76.

Schneider,C.L. & King,R.P.,"A Comprehensive Simulation of an Industrial Comminution Circuit Treating Taconite," Proceedings XIX International Mineral Processing Congress, SME 1995, Vol 1, pp.49-53.

King,R.P. and Schneider,C.L., "Basic Image Analysis for the Measurement of Mineral Liberation," Process Mineralogy XIII, Ed. R.D. Hagni, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, pp.145-157. (1995)

Schneider,C.L., Measurement and Calculation of Liberation in Continuous Milling Circuits, Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Metallurgical Engineering, University of Utah (1995). Electronic version available (3.5 MB).

King,R.P. & Schneider,C.L. ,"Computer Simulation of Taconite Grinding and Concentration Circuits," (1995), Comminution Center, University of Utah, 50 pp. Electronic version available (1.2 MB).

King,R.P. & Schneider,C.L., "Characterization of Copper Ore Grinding and Concentration Circuits at P.T. Freeport Indonesia," (1996), Center for Minerals Technology, University of Utah, 40 pp.

King,R.P. & Schneider,C.L., "Comprehensive Investigation of the Liberation Characteristics of Pyrite and Other Mineral Matter from Coal," DOE semi-anual report 07-12/96. Electronic version available (402 KB).

King,R.P. & Schneider,C.L., "Comparison of Stereological Correction Procedures for Liberation Measurements," Trans. Inst. Min. Metall. Section C, vol. 106, 1997, C51-4.

King,R.P. & Schneider,C.L., "Stereological Correction of Linear Grade Distributions for Mineral Liberation," Submitted for publication in Powder Technology, 1997.

Fandrich,R.G., Schneider,C.L. & Gay,S.L., "Two stereological correction methods: allocation method and kernel transformation method," Submitted for publication in Minerals Engineering, 1997.