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Chemistry

Metallurgy

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

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In froth-flotation process, pine oil functions as a(an):

  1. activator
  2. frothing agent
  3. collector
  4. agitator
Correct Answer: Option(b)
Solution: In the froth-flotation process, pine oil functions as a frothing agent or foaming agent. Other frothing agents include eucalyptus oil, xanthates or fatty acids. The frothing agent forms a foam (or froth) with air.

Hence, the correct option is
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