Development of a Tank Bioleaching Process for the Treatment of Complex Cu-Polymetallic Concentrates

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The focus of this paper is on the development of a bioleaching process for the treatment of complex polymetallic concentrates, containing chalcopyrite, sphalerite, galena and silver, using a moderately thermophilic culture operating around 45°C. Initial development R&D work and subsequent research for process improvements carried out in bench-scale piloting facilities will be discussed.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 20-21)

Edited by:

Axel Schippers, Wolfgang Sand, Franz Glombitza and Sabine Willscher

Pages:

58-61

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.20-21.58

Citation:

M. Gericke et al., "Development of a Tank Bioleaching Process for the Treatment of Complex Cu-Polymetallic Concentrates", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 20-21, pp. 58-61, 2007

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July 2007

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