Mechanical Activation of Al-Oxyhydroxide Minerals – Physicochemical Changes, Reactivity and Relevance to Bayer Process

  1. Carlos E. Suarez
  1. T.C. Alex1,
  2. Rakesh Kumar1,
  3. S.K. Roy2 and
  4. S.P. Mehrotra3

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch3

Light Metals 2012

Light Metals 2012

How to Cite

Alex, T.C., Kumar, R., Roy, S.K. and Mehrotra, S.P. (2012) Mechanical Activation of Al-Oxyhydroxide Minerals – Physicochemical Changes, Reactivity and Relevance to Bayer Process, in Light Metals 2012 (ed C. E. Suarez), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118359259.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur – 831 007 (India)

  2. 2

    Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur – 721 302 (India)

  3. 3

    Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur – 208 016 (India)

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118291399

Online ISBN: 9781118359259

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Keywords:

  • Gibbsite;
  • Boehmite;
  • Mechanical activation;
  • Reactivity;
  • Thermal transformation;
  • Leaching

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physicochemical Changes due to Mechanical Activation

  • Mechanically Induced Reactivity

  • Significance of Results and Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgements