Hydrometallurgy: Leaching in Heap, Vat, CIL, CIP, Merrill–Crowe, SX Solvent Extraction

Hydrometallurgy: Leaching in Heap, Vat, CIL, CIP, Merrill–Crowe, SX Solvent Extraction 2017-03-23T09:50:58+00:00
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Cassiterite leaching (1 reply)

Tumurchin
6 months ago
Tumurchin 6 months ago

Does anyone have experience with leaching tin (cassiterite) from complex ores?  Any advise or referrals will be appreciated.

Bill Fraser
6 months ago
Bill Fraser 6 months ago

Hello Tumurchin, I do not think leaching tin out of cassiterite or complex ores is possible. I think you can do Alkali leaching of tin slag but not cassiterite. Tin oxide does not get chlorinated to any noticeable extent either. Smelting is what will get you tin.


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