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Biomining: Theory, Microbes and Industrial Processes

Out of Print
Edited By: Douglas E Rawlings
302 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Biomining: Theory, Microbes and Industrial Processes
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  • Biomining: Theory, Microbes and Industrial Processes ISBN: 9783540632528 Hardback Dec 1997 Out of Print #85203
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Describes several industrial bioleaching and biooxidation processes as well as the underlying theory and biology of the microbes involved in biomining.

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Mining biotechnology; bioleaching of copper; the biox process for bio-oxidization of gold-bearing concentrates; the design and operating practice of a bacterial oxidation plant using moderate thermophiles; heap leaching of gold-bearing deposits; bio-oxidation of refractory gold ores; technical potential for bioleaching and biobenefication of ores to recover base metals; recent developments in modelling the kinetics of bioleaching; physical chemistry of bacterial leaching; optimization of bio-oxidation heaps; leaching micro-organisms; thermophiles and bioleaching.

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Out of Print
Edited By: Douglas E Rawlings
302 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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