Geotechnology features of high quality martite ore from deep mines of Kryvyi Rih basin

User Rating:  / 0


V.M. Tarasyutin, Cand. Sci. (Tech.), Associate Professor, State Higher Educational Institution “Kryvyi Rih National University”, Senior Lecturer, Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine


Purpose. To determine the parameters and regularities of geotechnical properties of high quality martite ores from deep horizons of mines of Kryvyi Rih basinthat can provide calculation of ore production by borehole hydraulic technologies, as well as selection and delineation of representative areas in massifs of iron ore in the deposits.

Methodology. Laboratory-based determination and theoretical generalization of the parameters of structural and mineralogical characteristics and ore-processing properties of rich martite ores.

Findings. With in the developed productive horizonsof Kryvyi Rih deposits, there are significant reserves of high-quality martite ore with iron content of 65–69%, which was formed because of leaching and occurs in accordance with the laws of the mineralogical zoning. Structural and morphological and chemical-mineralogical analysis of samples of high quality martite ores showed that structurally the ores are fine-grained, highly porous, mostly two-component system consisting in volume by 90–95% of martita and 5–10% of quartz, which allows us to consider reserves of such ores as a promising source of raw materials for the production of iron ore, concentrates of the highest quality. We havefound that when the content of iron in the martite ore samples varies between 66.6 to 68.8% (mean 67.9%), the silica content ranges from 1.0 to 2.0% (mean 1.45%), density varies from 3.50 to 3.99 ⋅103kg/m3 (mean3.68 ⋅103kg/m3), porosityranges from 20 to 38% (mean 30%) and uniaxial tensile strength of compression varies from 0.8 up to 10 MPa (mean 4.6 MPa). We have developed the classification of geotechnical types of rich martite ores from Kryvyi Rih basin suitable for the development by borehole hydrotechnologies.

Originality. The parameters of geotechnical properties of high quality martite ore take into account the conditions of deep horizons of iron ore mines. We have found that the tensile strength of the uniaxial compression of the ores formed under different conditions reduces by an exponential dependence on their porosity.

Practical value. The laws of geotechnical parameters and properties of the rich martite ores allow us to define the basic parameters and range of application of borehole hydrotechnologies.


1. Lomovtsev,L.A., Maksimov, A.V. and Zhuravlev, F.M., (1995), “Technology of complex processing and use of hydraulic mining of rich ores of KMA”,Gorny zhurnal, no. 1, pp. 39–42.

 Технология комплексной переработки и использования богатых руд гидродобычи КМА / Л.А. Ломовцев, А.В. Максимов, Ф.М. Журавлев [и др.] / Горный журнал. – 1995. – № 1. – С. 39–42

2. Balashov, A.G.and Anisimov, V.N. (2004), “Rich ore KMA in metallurgical production”, Gorny zhurnal, no. 1, pp. 69–70.

 Балашов А.Г. Богатая руда КМА в металлургическом производстве / А.Г. Балашов, В.Н. Анисимов // Горный журнал. – 2004. – № 1. – С. 69–70.

3. Babichev, N.I. and Nikolaev, A.N. (1995), “Borehole hydrotechnologies as a new way of development of the Earth's interior”, Gorny zhurnal, no. 1, pp. 14–18.

 Бабичев Н.И. Скважинная гидротехнология – новый способ освоения земных недр / Н.И. Бабичев, А.Н. Николаев // Горный журнал. – 1995. – № 1. –С. 14–18.

4. Arens, V.Zh., Gridin, O.M. and Kreynin, Ye.V. (2010), Fiziko-khimicheskaya geotekhnologiya [Physico-Chemical Geotechnology], Gornaya kniga, Moscow, Russia.

 Физико-химическая геотехнология / [Аренс В.Ж., Гридин О.М., Крейнин Е.В. и др.] – М.: Изд.-во „Горная книга“, 2010. – 655 с.

5. Jurin, S.N., Kolesnikov, V.I., Sagittarius, V.I. (2001), Prirodopolzovaniye pri skvazhinnoy gidrodobyche bogatykh zheleznykh rud [Natural Resource Management and Hydraulic Borehole Mining of Rich Iron Ore], NIA Priroda, Moscow, Russia.

 Журин С.Н. Природопользование при скважинной гидродобыче богатых железных руд / Журин С.Н., Колесников В.И., Стрельцов В.И. – М.: НИА Природа, 2001. – 384 с.

6. Britan, I.V. (2004), “Resources rich iron ore KMA for hydraulic borehole”, Gorny zhurnal, no.1, pp. 59–61.

 Британ И.В. Ресурсы богатых железных руд КМА для скважинной гидродобычи / И.В. Британ // Горный журнал. – 2004. – № 1. – С. 59 – 61.

7. Orlova,V.P., Shevereva,I.A. and Sokolov, N.A. (2001), Zheleznye rudy KMA [Iron Ore KMA], ZAO “Geoinformmark”, Moscow, Russia.

 Железные руды КМА / Под ред. В.П. Орлова, И.А. Шеверёва, Н.А. Соколова – М.: ЗАО „Геоинформмарк“, 2001. – 616 с.

8. Tarasyutin, V.M. (2008),“Mining and technical ensuring of safe excavation of loosely bound martite ore from deep horizons of Krivbass deposits”, Okhorona pratsіta navkolyshnoho seredovyshcha na pіdpryemstvakh gіrnicho-metalurgіynoho kompleksu,DP NDІBPG, Kryvyi Rih, issue 9, pp. 19–30.

 Тарасютин В.М. Горнотехнологическое обеспечение безопасной выемки рыхлосвязанных мартитовых руд глубоких горизонтов месторождений Кривбасса/ В.М. Тарасютин// Охорона праці та навколишнього середовища на підприємствах гірничо-металургійного комплексу: Збірник наукових праць. – Кривий Ріг: ДП „НДІБПГ“. – 2008. – Вип. 9. – С. 19–30.

9. Britan, I.V. (2005), “About criteria for assessment of the resources of rich iron ore KMA for hydraulic borehole mining”, Gorny informatsionno-analiticheskiy byulleten, no. 3, pp. 226–232

 Британ И.В. О критериях оценки ресурсов богатых железных руд КМА для скважинной гидродобычи / И.В. Британ // Горный информационно-аналитический бюллетень. – 2005. – № 3. – С. 226–232.


Date 2015-03-27 Filesize 552.19 KB Download 799



This Month
All days

Guest Book

If you have questions, comments or suggestions, you can write them in our "Guest Book"

Registration data

ISSN (print) 2071-2227,
ISSN (online) 2223-2362.
Journal was registered by Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.
Registration number КВ No.17742-6592PR dated April 27, 2011.


D.Yavornytskyi ave.,19, pavilion 3, room 24-а, Dnipro, 49005
Tel.: +38 (056) 746 32 79.
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
You are here: Home Archive by issue 2015 Contents No.1 2015 Mining Geotechnology features of high quality martite ore from deep mines of Kryvyi Rih basin