W. A. van der Westhuizen, H. de Bruiyn, G. J. Beuckes, J. C. Loock; A separation cell for heavy-mineral concentration. Journal of Sedimentary Research ; 63 (4): 765–766. doi: https://doi.org/10.1306/D4267BF9-2B26-11D7-8648000102C1865D
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A heavy-mineral separator using flowing water was developed to facilitate rapid separation of heavy minerals over a wide range of specific gravity from composite samples. This hydrocell technique is inexpensive and efficient, and is environmentally safe because it does not involve heavy liquids.