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

Hydrometallurgy: Leaching in Heap, Vat, CIL, CIP, Merrill–Crowe, SX Solvent Extraction2017-04-04T06:57:36-04:00
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Heap Leaching of copper Sulfur and copper oxide (No replies)

3 weeks ago
mashafaei 3 weeks ago

We have a copper mine, which combines copper sulfur and copper oxide, that copper oxide extracted   using "HEAP LEACH" process . It is now the copper sulfur was remained in the "HEAP LEACH" with a concentration about 1-5%.

My questions are:

  Is it possible to extract the sulfur through leaching bacteria?

How much does it cost to buy a bacterium?

How much does it cost to extract copper per kilogram via " HEAP "?

How long does it take to extract the copper for million tons by " HEAP "? (we have more than five million tons of soil combination with copper sulfur)

Best Regards,

Mohammad Ali Shafaei


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