Recovery of Gold from Cyanide Solutions using Activated Carbon: A Review

Organization: The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
Pages: 16
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1982
Activated carbon is ideally suited to treating low grade ores and tailings by the carbon-in-pulp process and is rapidly replacing the use of zinc for recovering gold from cyanide leach solutions. Coarse carbon particles derived from coconut shell adsorb up to 30,000 ppm Au as a gold cyanide complex and can leave barren solutions containing
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