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4.2 Separating Elements and Minerals by Simple Methods

Instead of covering lunar mineral processing in the lunar section, it is better to cover it in an industrial section because it can be applied to processing asteroidal minerals as well.

On the other hand, because asteroidal material has uniquenesses, i.e., free nickel iron metal and precious metals, which cannot apply to lunar materials, the simple processing of asteroidal materials with simple crushers, magnets and ovens was discussed in the section on asteroidal material. However, advanced processing of asteroidal minerals for other things besides free metals and volatiles was not discussed there, since it overlaps with lunar materials processing. > Manufacturing, Industry > Materials Processing

Additional, children pages of this current parent page:

Materials Processing :
  Magnetic Separation
  Volatile Extraction
  Electrostatic Separation
  Vibration and Flotation
  Solar Oven Distillation
  Chemical Processing

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