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Evaluating the Economic Availability of Mesabi Range Taconite Iron Ores With Computerized Models.

Authors
Michelson-RW; Polta-HJ; Peterson-O
Source
NTIS: PB 198 255 :99 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10009361
Abstract
The Bureau of Mines developed computerized mathematical models to estimate the economic availability of Mesabi Range taconite concentrates; these are a quality model, a cost model, and an economic availability model. The quality model evaluates metallurgical test data; the cost model determines iron unit cost from mining and processing cost data; and the economic availability model determines quantity from geologic and ore quality data. By correlating all of the physical resource quality factors and dimensional characteristics with the economic cost factors associated with producing iron ore pellets, these three models combine to establish a final relation between iron ore reserve quantities and iron unit cost. (Out of print.)
Publication Date
19700101
Document Type
IH; Information Circular;
Fiscal Year
1970
NTIS Accession No.
PB-198255
NTIS Price
A06
Identifying No.
IC 8480
NIOSH Division
TCRC;
Source Name
NTIS: PB 198 255
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