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Processing

 

Crushing

Click to see a larger version of this imagecone crusher, crushing tin ore

Crushing was the first stage in the process and aimed to reduce the size of the ore brought up from the underground.


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Sorting

Click to see a larger version of this imagemill worker working on the picking belt in the Mill

Once the ore has been crushed it would first be washed and then sorted. 


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Grinding

Click to see a larger version of this imagepile of balls for grinding in the ball mill

Grinding reduced the tin ore into much finer particles- about the size of grains of sand.


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Classifying

Click to see a larger version of this imageclassifying machinery

Classifying is the process of sorting ore particles into sizes to prepare them for the next stage in the process.


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Comment left by Tee - Yaa on 2009-11-10 17:48:08

good website not very educaational i think there should be more about the history of the mine

Comment left by Sam Scantlebury on 2010-06-27 18:13:58

Fantastic website, more archival info and photos' please.

 

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