Cobalt bolter

AN OVERALL 90% cobalt recovery has been achieved from a pilot scale program testing Cobalt Blue’s ore from its Pyrite Hill, Big Hill and Railway deposits near Thackaringa in New South Wales.

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An operating float cell with pyrite collected in the froth at the top of the cell.

The pilot scale program was conducted by ALS Metallurgy Burnie Tasmania.

Cobalt grades in the gravity and flotation concentrates were similar, ranging from 4444 parts per million to 5075ppm.