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A chloride method for bioleaching

Nicol, M.J., Rautenbach, G.F. and Van Buuren, C. (2012) A chloride method for bioleaching. Patent, WO 2012001501 A1 .

Abstract

A method of recovering copper wherein a copper sulphide mineral is subjected to a chloride leach cycle, and then to a bioleach cycle in which the mineral is heated with a chloride-containing solution from the chloride leach.

Publication Type: Others
Murdoch Affiliation: Parker Cooperative Research Centre for Integrated Hydrometallurgy Solutions
Publisher: Bhp Chile Inc
Publishers Website: http://www.google.com/patents/WO2012001501A1?cl=en
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/30188
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