Recent advances in microbial leaching of ores

Ehrlich, H. L.
Organization: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Pages: 4
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1987
Processes involving biological solubilization of metal values from ores, or removal of mineral constituents that interfere with metal value recovery from ores by abiological means, published mostly in the last 10 years, are reviewed. Many of them, though promising, have yet to be tested on a pilot scale or applied industrially.
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