Solid-liquid separation accounts for a significant proportion of the total capital and operating costs in modern mineral processing plants. Process streams usually contain 8094% water by volume and, 3 therefore, a large mineral processing plant may use 0.25Mm (55 million gallons) of water daily. A large proportion of the water must be ... Sep 17, 2021 Special Issue Solid-Phase Extraction and Determination of Precious Metals. A special issue of Minerals (ISSN 2075-163X). This special issue belongs to the section Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy . Deadline for manuscript submissions closed (17 September 2021) .