Tag Archives: minerals


Published 9 Dec 2020

The value of mineralogical analyses for base metal mining and beneficiation – Lithium ores

Increasing demand for effective energy storage used in personal devices, electrical cars, renewable energy storage facilities, boosted the global demand for lithium.   Lithium-ion batteries are not the only industrial use of lithium (e.g. catalysts, lubricants, heat-resistant glass and ceramics, alloys for aerospace), but…READ MORE >

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Published 4 Nov 2020

Efficient iron sintering process control

In the following case study, we discuss the added value of X-Ray Diffraction forprocess control at a sinter plant.

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Published 30 Oct 2020

How to network in challenging times – OMA goes virtual

Before I start, this blog is NOT about how to be a great virtual grandparent since, in many European languages, OMA means grandmother. OMA stands for Ore and Minerals Analysis. Under this name, over the last five years, we have…READ MORE >

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Published 16 Jul 2020

Challenging times: Online events for the mining industry

Ore and Minerals Analysis online events in 2020 The ever-popular series of Ore and Minerals Analysis (OMA) workshops are going online this year! Dr. Uwe König, Global Mining Segment Manager at Malvern Panalytical, explains what you can expect from these…READ MORE >

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Published 21 Apr 2020

The value of mineralogical monitoring for mining and ore processing

Accurate chemical analysis has long been integral to mining, from early exploration to mine development, ore sorting, extraction, and waste management.

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Published 12 Nov 2019

Introducing Field Characterization of White Micas using the ASD TerraSpec Halo

One such group of minerals that the ASD TerraSpec Halo identifies and provides associated scalars for are the white micas.

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Published 10 Jul 2019

ASD TerraSpec Halo used in Space-Based Research

Malvern Panalytical’s ASD TerraSpec® Halo mineral identifier is being used as part of today’s space race to return astronauts to the Moon, Mars, and beyond! The full-range (350-2500nm) portable spectrometer was recently selected and used in multiple research projects aimed…READ MORE >

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Published 13 Feb 2019

Brazil’s Ore and Minerals Analysis Workshop

Malvern Panalytical Brasil recently held the 10th Edition of the OMA (Ores and Minerals Analysis) Workshop, which took place in the Northeast in the city of Currais Novos / RN. In partnership with the IFRN the objective was to provide…READ MORE >

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Published 20 Nov 2018

Minerals of the World, Unite!

This is a re-post of a blog authored by Dr. Nadjejda Vicente, Writer & Content Producer for Human and Robotic Exploration, HE Space for ESA – European Space Agency, ESA Communication Department  Handy equipment for spacewalk simulations. Credits: ESA–R. Shone Imagine…READ MORE >

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