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Heap leaching method

Martinez, E., Patino, L., Nicol, M.J. and Rautenbach, G.F. (2014) Heap leaching method. Patent, WO 2014030048 A1 .

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A process of extracting copper from copper sulphide minerals which is enhanced at solution potentials exceeding 700 mV SHE, in the absence of any microorganism, by contacting the minerals in a pre-treatment phase using an acid solution at a high chloride content containing dissolved copper.

Publication Type: Others
Murdoch Affiliation: Parker Cooperative Research Centre for Integrated Hydrometallurgy Solutions
Publisher: Bhp Chile Inc.
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