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1. (WO2018184071) LEACHING COPPER-CONTAINING ORES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/184071    International Application No.:    PCT/AU2018/050316
Publication Date: Fri Oct 12 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Apr 07 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: C22B 15/00
C22B 3/06
C22B 3/18
Applicants: TECHNOLOGICAL RESOURCES PTY. LIMITED
Inventors: HACKL, Ralph Peter
BROWN, Paul Leslie
GROCOTT, Stephen Charles
KITTELTY, Daniel Arthur
Title: LEACHING COPPER-CONTAINING ORES
Abstract:
A method of leaching copper-containing ores, such as chalcopyrite ores, with a leach liquor in the presence of silver and an activation agent that activates silver whereby the silver enhances copper extraction from copper ores.