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International Journal of Mineralogy
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 128246, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/128246
Research Article

Characterization and Beneficiation of an Egyptian Nepheline Syenite Ore

Department of Mining, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza 12613, Egypt

Received 15 August 2013; Accepted 15 December 2013; Published 16 February 2014

Academic Editor: Makoto Arima

Copyright © 2014 Abdel-Zaher M. Abouzeid and Abdel-Tawab A. Negm. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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