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Treatment of metalliferous sulfides for market.

Authors
Carnahan-TG
Source
Mar Technol Soc 1985 Mar; 19(4):62-64
NIOSHTIC No.
10005027
Abstract
Base metal sulfide deposits are known to exist in the Pacific ocean and in the red sea. Sufficient data have been generated to allow a preliminary assessment of potential processing techniques. The coarse nature of the Pacific ocean sulfide minerals indicates that conventional flotation will enable separate smelter-grade copper and zinc concentrates to be prepared. On-land smelting would produce these metals. The extremely fine-grained nature of the red sea deposits precludes preparation of smelter-grade flotation concentrates. The Red Sea concentrates would be treated for metals recovery by a chloride-based hydrometallurgical method.
CODEN
MTSJBB
Publication Date
19850301
Document Type
OP; Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1985
Identifying No.
OP 34-86
Issue of Publication
4
ISSN
0025-3324
NIOSH Division
RERC
Source Name
Marine Technology Society Journal
State
NV
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