Xanthates are a group of chemicals typically used in sulphide flotation in mining applications. They are mainly used for the separation of copper, nickel, lead and zinc from the ore.
Common Xanthate products supplied by Alchemy include:
- Sodium Ethyl Xanthate (SEX)
- Sodium Isopropyl Xanthate (SIPX)
- Sodium Isobutyl Xanthate (SIBX)
- Potassium Amyl Xanthate (PAX)