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Flin Flon copper smelter



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Report summary

The Flin Flon copper smelter was commissioned in 1930 to treat concentrate from the Flin Flon mine.  At commissioning the smelter operated three roasters, a coal fired reverberatory furnace, two Peirce-Smith converters and a casting wheel for 180kg blister cakes.  A fourth roaster was added in 1936 and a third converter was added in 1940. In 1951, a drying plant to enable the treatment of leach residue from the on-site zinc smelter and a slag fuming plant to recover zinc from reverberatory...

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Process overview
  • Timeline
  • Economic assumptions

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  • Participation: Table 1
  • Process overview: Table 1
  • Process overview: Table 2
  • Process overview: Table 3
  • Economic assumptions: Table 1


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