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Min Eng 1973 Feb; 25:56-57
This article describes current technology and research programs involved with solution mining. Increased pressure to develop technology for the recovery of metals and minerals with minimum pollution of the environment resulted in many new developments in solution or chemical mining in 1972, particularly apparent in the number of new field applications of true solution mining or in situ leaching of copper ores.
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