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Chloride heap leaching

Muller, E.L. (2007) Chloride heap leaching. Patent, WO 2007134343 A2 .

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A heap leaching method to recover copper from a primary copper sulphide mineral wherein the mineral is leached in an acidic chloride or mixed chloride/sulphate solution in the presence of oxygen with the surface potential of the mineral below 600 mV (vs. SHE) to cause dissolution of the copper sulphide.

Item Type: Others
Murdoch Affiliation: Parker Cooperative Research Centre for Integrated Hydrometallurgy Solutions
Journal or Publication Title: Patent
Publisher: Bhp Billiton Sa Ltd
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