Chloride tank leaching
Muller, E.L., Basson, P. and Nicol, M.J. (2007) Chloride tank leaching. Patent, WO 2007134344 A1 .
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A tank leaching method to recover copper from a slurry of a copper sulphide mineral concentrate and an acidic or mixed chloride/sulphate solution. Leaching takes place in the presence of dissolved oxygen and the surface potential of the mineral is maintained below 600 mV (vs. SHE).
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