Heavy Media Separation - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics
Srdjan M. Bulatovic, in Handbook of Flotation Reagents: Chemistry, Theory and Practice, Volume 3, 2015 39.3.3 Heavy media separation. Heavy media separation dates back to several centuries. Initially, a fine magnetite was used as a heavy media. In 1936, a plant was designed employing organic liquid as a heavy media for treating anthracite coal containing ore.