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International Journal of Polymer Science
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 4835842, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/4835842
Research Article

Flotation Behavior of Complex Sulfide Ores in the Presence of Biodegradable Polymeric Depressants

1Department of Mining and Nuclear Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO 65401, USA
2Mining Engineering Department, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
3Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO 65401, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Lana Alagha; ude.tsm@lahgalA

Received 8 February 2017; Revised 22 April 2017; Accepted 14 May 2017; Published 12 June 2017

Academic Editor: Miriam H. Rafailovich

Copyright © 2017 Muhammad Badar Hayat et al. 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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