The Chemistry of Gold Extraction

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SME, 2006 - Science - 651 pages
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The Chemistry of Gold Extraction bridges the gap between research and industry by emphasizing the practical applications of chemical principles and techniques.

Covering what everyone in the gold extraction and processing industries should know: Historical Developments; Ore Deposits and Process Mineralogy; Process Selection; Principles of Gold Hydrometallurgy; Oxidative Pretreatment; Leaching; Solution Purification and Concentration; Recovery; Surface Chemical Methods; Refining; Effluent Treatment; and Industrial Applications.

This book is a valuable asset for all professionals involved in the precious metals industries. It will be of particular interest and use to engineers and scientists (including extraction metallurgists, mineral/metallurgical engineers, electrochemists, chemical engineers, mineral technologists, mining engineers, and material scientists), plant managers and operators, academics, educators, and students working in gold extraction in either production, research, or consulting capacities.

 

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The study of the chemical and physical concepts of gold metallurgy. this encompasses the leaching, elution, electrowinning and smelting of gold.

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A book a very helpful to understand things in less time and very efficiently.

Contents

ORE DEPOSITS AND PROCESS MINERALOGY
19
PROCESS SELECTION
69
References
107
OXIDATIVE PRETREATMENT
147
LEACHING
233
SOLUTION PURIFICATION AND CONCENTRATION
297
RECOVERY
365
SURFACE CHEMICAL METHODS
409
REFINING
449
EFFLUENT TREATMENT
467
INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS
503
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