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Agglomeration leaching of uranium ores.

James W. Crosby

Agglomeration leaching of uranium ores.

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Published by Division of Industrial Research, State College of Washington in Pullman .
Written in English

  • Leaching,
  • Uranium ores

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: leaf 30.

    SeriesWashington State Institute of Technology. Bulletin, 241, Bulletin (Washington State Institute of Technology. Division of Industrial Research) ;, 241.
    LC ClassificationsT7 .W252 no. 241
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 30 l.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6265077M
    LC Control Number58063141

      We claim: 1. A process for treating uranium ores containing uranium in oxide form and iron to solubilize uranium therein as UO 2 ++ and recover uranium therefrom which comprises slurrying particulate uranium ore containing uranium in oxide form in water, treating said slurry with sulfur dioxide and air at a ratio of about 9 to 1 to to 1 air to sulfur dioxide until a final pH at least as.

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Agglomeration leaching of uranium ores. by James W. Crosby Download PDF EPUB FB2

Heap leaching is an industrial mining process used Agglomeration leaching of uranium ores. book extract precious metals, copper, uranium, and other compounds from ore using a series of chemical reactions that absorb specific minerals and re-separate them after their division from other earth materials.

Similar to in situ mining, heap leach mining differs in that it places ore on a liner, then adds the chemicals via drip systems to the. The most substantial benefits of agglomeration include up to 90% metal recovery from poorly permeable ores, shorter leach cycles, extra metal recovery from already-leached tailings, and better.

The drum agglomeration is considered as a pretreatment step for the heap leaching of copper and gold ores whereas the agglomeration of uranium and nickel ores has received less attention Agglomeration leaching of uranium ores.

book the. Munoz J.A., Gonzalez F., Blazquez M.L., Ballester A. A study of the bioleaching of a Spanish uranium ore. Part I: A review of the bacterial leaching in the treatment of uranium ores.

Hydrometallurgy. ; – doi: /X(94)Cited by: The chemistry of leaching gold Agglomeration leaching of uranium ores. book silver from their ores is essentially the same for both metals, and many ores contain a mixture of the two. A dilute alkaline solution of sodium cyanide dissolves these metals without Agglomeration leaching of uranium ores.

book many other ore components Agglomeration leaching of uranium ores. book, zinc, mercury, and iron are the most common soluble impurities).Cited by: Uranium processing, preparation of the ore for use in various products. Uranium ores occur in deposits that are both near-surface and very deep (e.g., to 1, metres, or 1, to 4, feet).

The deep ores sometimes occur in seams as thick as 30 metres. As is the case with ores of other metals. The following is a survey of the uranium kinetics literature with particular regard to the oxidation of uranium by iron Fe(III) in acidic solutions, and of literature pertaining to acid leaching in general.

The kinetics literature for pyrite and molybdenite, minerals commonly found. The main Agglomeration leaching of uranium ores. book such as ore particle size, leaching time, acid addition, oxidant addition, which influenced on the uranium leaching efficiency from Palua-Parong low grade uranium ores Agglomeration leaching of uranium ores.

book studied using three methods: agitation leaching, strong acid pugging and curing, and heap leaching on both laboratory and pilot : Than Van Lien, Nguyen Thi Kim Dung. A comparison of the uranium recovery from low-grade ore by bioleaching and acid leaching Uranium ores in Poland contain about – mg kg-1 U.

Soils of Poland contain average amounts of U of mg kg-1 (lowland) and up to >10 mg kg-1 in the mountain soils (Sudety Mountains).File Size: KB. During leaching, the piles present a hazard because of release of dust, radon gas and leaching liquid.

After completion of the leaching process, a longterm problem may result from naturally induced leaching, if the ore contains the mineral pyrite (FeS 2), as with the uranium deposits in Thuringia, Germany, for example). Then, acces of water and. Laboratory amenability studies as well as a pilot heap-leaching investigation of low-grade sandstone uranium ores from Wyoming, new Mexico, and Colorado are described.

Sulfuric acid heap leaching with oxidation, for days, extracted up to 98 percent, 90 percent, and 79 percent u3o8 from Wyoming, New Mexico, and Colorado ores, respectively.

Uranium is a silvery-gray metallic weakly radioactive chemical has the chemical symbol U and atomic number The most common isotopes in natural uranium are U (%) and U (%). All uranium isotopes present in natural uranium are radioactive and fissionable, and U is fissile (will support a neutron-mediated chain reaction).

Uranium, thorium, and potassium are the. of the leaching process, the experience of the operator with ISL in a variety of geological settings and in relating laboratory and pilot performance to commercial performance is important in achieving a reliable low cost operation.

In addition, in situ leaching of uranium is more sensitive to good engineering management and attention to detail. The Critical Role of Gangue Element Chemistry in Heap and Agitated Tank Leaching of Uranium Ores, presented at Alta Conference by Orway Mineral Consultants, Uranium Extraction Technology Technical Reports Series No.International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna,p Leventhal, J.S., Roles of Organic Matter in Ore Deposits, U.

In-situ leaching (ISL), also called in-situ recovery (ISR) or solution mining, is a mining process used to recover minerals such as copper and uranium through boreholes drilled into a deposit, in situ leach works by artificially dissolving minerals occurring naturally in a solid state.

For recovery of material occurring naturally in solution, see: Brine mining. A new process is described for extracting uranium from ores containing sulphidic minerals, which comprises treating an aqueous pulp of the ore with air or oxygen at elevated temperatures and pressures.

The acid required to dissolve the uranium is generated during the leach through oxidation of the sulphides. The chemistry of the process is discussed and laboratory results Cited by: Heap-leaching for nickel has also followed different development routes, with separate technologies being used in the treatment of sulphide and laterite ores.

One of the early leaders in laterite processing, European Nickel, put its Çaldag project in Turkey on care-and-maintenance at the end of last year following permitting delays and is. The book put forth an fairly interesting history of the use of Uranium. Discussion of the science behind using Uranium for weapons or energy was clear and mostly concise.

The Author spent too much time in my view talking about his particular adventures to various parts of the world investigating the history of Uranium and its impact on the world/5. In the leaching of uranium ores with an acidic gangue, ferric acid solutions are used [ 5 1.

Because of its reactivity, uranium is found in a great variety of ores, of which only a few are of any economic importance.

Among these are uraninite and pitchblende, which represent different crystalline forms of. Alkaline leaching. A number of uranium mills use alkaline leaching circuits. This process is used when the limestone content of the ore is high, and, therefore, acid leaching is not economic Alkaline leaching of uranium ores is possible because, under oxidizing conditions, soluble anionic uranium carbonate complexes can form.

ISL technology recovers uranium using two alternative chemical leaching systems — acid and alkaline. Acid leach is the more widely employed and has historically produced a. October ; Revised, June MC/ History "From tothe U.S.

Radium Corporation was located at the intersection of High and Alden Streets in Orange, New Jersey. Sabin Arnold von Sochocky and Dr. George S. Willis founded the company in The primary activity at the U.S.

Radium Corporation was the extraction and purification of radium from carnotite. extract uranium for low-grade ores. During andthe plant at Urgeirica started a uranium heap leaching process on a commercial scale. This is an early turning point in the microbiological leaching of uranium ores2.

Vol. 21, No. 8 () Microbial Leaching of Uranium Ore Fe2(SO4)3 or pyrolusite leaching) is the most important process by which uranium ores are being processed in India [Mathur et al., ; Mathur et al., ]. It is reported that at 1 kg/T ferric sulphate consumption with lkg/T acid, the same amount'of uranium can.

The flow texture of the uraninite nanoparticles in the amorphous Cr-rich oxide matrix, their aggregation on the surface of nanocrystals of bracewellite, the absence of products of a redox reaction involving U(VI) and Fe(II), and the occurrence of amorphous Fe-depleted alteration layers between uraninite and eskolaite, and uraninite and Cr-rich Cited by: 1.

Influence of uranium mineralogy and lithology on the flowsheet A classification of uranium ores according to their metallurgical behaviour has been provided by Lunt and Holden1. The key minerals are identified as follows: Ores containing tetravalent uranium Tetravalent uranium has a low solubility in both dilute acid and carbonate solutions.

The commercial application of copper bioleaching, an environmentally-friendly approach for low-grade and secondary mineral resources recycling, has increased worldwide since the s. As the world’s second-largest economic entity and the largest developing country, China has the largest demand for metal resources, significantly advancing the theory and industrial technology of copper Cited by: Heap leaching accounts for a fifth of global copper production, sourced primarily from porphyry ores, yet metal recoveries are often not optimal.

Gangue, and its interaction with acid, plays an important role in such processes. Thus, a proper understanding of gangue minerals present in the ore, their textural relationships relative to particle size distribution, reactivity with acid under Cited by: 1.

URANIUM MINING BY IN-SITU LEACHING By A. SARANGI * and K. BERI ** INTRODUCTION: Uranium is commonly understood as a material storing a huge energy and its only commercial application is as nuclear fuel. But apart from its uses in nuclear powerFile Size: 89KB. The dependence of the rate of uranium leaching from ores of hydrogenous deposits on the temperature and reagent concentrations was examined.

The limiting step of the process was found from the calculated apparent activation energy and apparent reaction order. Ways to Cited by: 3.

This geosyncline can be divided into three parts (Fig. 1).The northern unmined part, extending from southern to northern Ungava Bay, is a low grade metamorphosed iron iron deposits of the central region, represented by Schefferville, are hematite-limonite ores formed by oxidation and leaching of an unmetamorphosed taconite formation.

The alkaline leaching process for uranium is well known; it is in fact quite selective towards solubilization of uranium values and yield relatively pure leach liquor as compared to acid leaching.

The essential chemical reactions in the alkaline leaching of uranium ores include oxidation of UIV to UVI: [1] and subsequent dissolution of UVI: [2]File Size: KB. Bioleaching has lots of advantages compared with traditional heap leaching.

In industry, bioleaching of uranium is still facing many problems such as site space, high cost of production, and limited industrial facilities. In this paper, a continued column bioleaching system has been established for leaching a certain uranium ore which contains high by: 3.

The results of leaching uranium ores with distilled water in the presence of oxidants are presented in Fig. This method proved not to be suitable for leaching uranium from Polish sandstones. Also leaching with aq.

NH 4 Cl/H 2 O 2 and aq. HNO 3 (pH 3) was not effective (Fig. 14).Cited by: Carbonate leaching of uranium ores offers the possibility of using binders, such as cement, when agglomeration of fines is needed (Taylor, ).

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