Evaluation of copper dump and heap leaching situations

Keane, J. M. ; Chase, C. K.
Organization: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Pages: 4
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1988
Critical to successful dump and heap leaching of copper is an adequate evaluation of applicable parameters. This paper deals with methods to establish optimum conditions for dump and heap leaching copper so that commercial operations can proceed. Discussion is also offered of ore occurrences and preparations for dump or heap leaching.
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