Date of Award


Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering



First Advisor

Professor Donald W. McGlashan

Second Advisor

Dr. Frederick A. Hames

Third Advisor

Dr. Earl C. Roberts


The increasing importance of tungsten as an industrial metal and the recent discoveries of extensive deposits of low-grade tungsten ores in Montana led to the investigation which is reported in this paper. The purpose of this investigation was to determine if a saleable concentrate could be obtained from one of these low-grade, Montana scheelite ores.