metal toolmaking. In hand tool: Smelting. … (heavy) and earthy matter, or gangue (light); the two may be largely separated by crushing the raw ore and washing away the lighter gangue. The ore proper is a chemical compound of oxides, sulfides, carbonates, hydrates, silicates, and small amounts of impurities such as arsenic and other elements.Mechanism on Activation of Coal Gangue Admixture ...2021-9-28 · The fineness of the coal gangue powder was more than 300 mesh, according to the optimal compounding method. Accordingly, the particle surface was smooth, the internal defects were reduced, and the microwave irradiation temperature was 700°C–800°C, causing the coal gangue particles to form a bonding surface and gradually agglutinate and densify.