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The anodic behaviour of gold: Part II - Oxidation in alkaline solutions

Nicol, M.J.ORCID: 0000-0002-8757-161X (1980) The anodic behaviour of gold: Part II - Oxidation in alkaline solutions. Gold Bulletin, 13 (3). pp. 105-111.

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The dissolution of gold in alkaline solutions containing cyanide ions is of great importance and its application in the MacArthur-Forrest process towards the end of the last century revolutionized the extraction of gold from its ores. Because of this, and its use in many industrial processes involving gold, it has been widely studied. What is known — and still unknown — about this reaction constitutes the main theme of this second instalment of a review of the anodic behaviour of gold.

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Publisher: Springer Berlin
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