Kinetics of Leaching Silicon from the Acid Leaching Residue of Pyrolusite
The content of SiO2 was more than 60% in the residue of pyrolusite detached manganese by reduction roasted and acid leached, and it was a better siliceous raw material because of less other impurities. Through leaching silicon process in the residue of pyrolusite with alkali at atmospheric pressure, leaching kinetics of silica in the sodium hydroxide solution was researched. The effects of the leaching temperature and the concentration of sodium hydroxide solution on the leaching behavior of silica from acid-leached pyrolusite slag were examinted. It was found that the extracting rate of silica is significantly influenced by the temperature, and the concentration of NaOH solution. The experimental datas were well interpreted with a shrinking core model under chemical control. On the basis of the Arrhenius expression the apparent activation energy of 77.69 kJ/mol and a reaction order of 0.34 for the extraction of silica was evaluated.
Jianmin Zeng, Hongxi Zhu and Jianyi Kong
H. F. Su et al., "Kinetics of Leaching Silicon from the Acid Leaching Residue of Pyrolusite", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 634-638, pp. 357-361, 2013