A process by which fine ores are moistened with water to which a binding medium is added, and the wet mass, without any heating, is rotated in a drum until it forms into spherical lumps of varying size. The moisture is then dried out by evaporation, and the product remains in the form of hard, very porous balls of ore, which are of great reducibility as compared with sintered ore or briquettes. Osborne
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