Potential for the Utilisation of Micro-Organisms in Gold Processing
Using iron- and sulfur-oxidising bacteria to catalyse the breakdown of sulfides that host the gold is an important biological method for the pretreatment of refractory gold ores. Following this biological treatment a combination of chemical and physical methods are used for leaching (such as the cyanide process) and concentration (such as carbon-in-pulp or electrowinning) of gold. Although these methods are well accepted by industry, they harbour limitations in the processing of low-grade...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Research Publications|
|Source:||World Gold Conference, 2007 Proceedings|
|01_Reith_Potential_for_the_Utilisation__2007.pdf||459.25 kB||Adobe PDF||Request a copy|
|02_Reith_Potential_for_the_Utilisation__2007.pdf||1.21 MB||Adobe PDF||Request a copy|
Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.