General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
In froth-flotation process, pine oil functions as a(an):
- frothing agent
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