platinum ores mineral processing

Oct 02 2017 In South Africa the PGM ore is mined in the western and eastern limb of the Bushveld Igneous Complex Within the Bushveld Igneous Complex the Merensky reef the Platreef and Upper Group 2 UG2 reef are exploited for platinum production 1 4 9Merensky and Platreef have similar chemical and mineral composition 6 10These reefs typically have fairly low contents of sulphides