Acidophiles in bioreactor mineral processing
UNSPECIFIED (2000) Acidophiles in bioreactor mineral processing. [Journal Item]Full text not available from this repository.
Mineral processing in bioreactors has become established in several countries during the past decade with industrial application of iron- and sulfur-oxidizing bacteria to release occluded gold from mineral sulfides. Cobalt extraction in bioreactors has also been commercialized, and development of high-temperature biooxidation of copper sulfides has reached pilot-plant scale. A variety of potentially useful mineral sulfide-oxidizing thermophiles have been recognized, but the most active strains have not been fully characterized.
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QR Microbiology
|Journal or Publication Title:||EXTREMOPHILES|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Page Range:||pp. 71-76|
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