• Recovery of Iron from Tailings of Yangla Copper Ore by ...

    Against the dwindling status of mineral resources at present, effective recycling of tailings resources is an effective way to alleviate the shortage of resources, and to improve enterprise efficiency. This study was aimed to recover iron from tailings of Yangla copper ore, Fe content of which was %, and the content of strong magnetic iron mineral was about 11%.

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  • Recovery of valuable metals from polymetallic mine ...

    The content of gold in solid phase of tailings increased about 716% and 29% after biooxidation process by L. ferrooxidans Teg and natural microbial consortium, respectively. It was shown that bioleaching of the samples of tailings could be performed using the natural consortium of drainage water.

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  • Tackling mine wastes | Science

    Apr 15, 2016· Contemporary tailings dam spills often affect river basins that have a legacy of historical contamination. On 25 April 1998, the Aznalcollar spill released ~4 to 5 million m3 of liquid and tailings bearing arsenic, copper, lead, and zinc to the Río Guadiamar in southwestern Spain ([ 1 ][2]).

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  • (PDF) USE OF COPPER ORE TAILINGS AS AN EXCELLENT ...

    USE OF COPPER ORE TAILINGS AS AN EXCELLENT POZZOLANA IN THE PREPARATION OF CONCRETE

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  • Flotation Tailings |

    Acidophilic, iron and sulphuroxidizing cultures were enriched from the two tailings and these cultures were used for the testing. After 24 weeks of bioleaching in percolator columns 7072% of the copper was leached from the AMMC tailings and 9193% of the copper was leached from the WT tailings.

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  • Managing tailings safely – Anglo American – Kumba Iron Ore

    Tailings are the materials left over following the processing of mined ore that separates the valuable metals or minerals from the host rock. Tailings are not the same as waste rock, the latter being soil or rock or other material that covers or surrounds an orebody and .

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  • Tailings dam Wikipedia

    Tailings dams rank among the largest engineered structures on earth. The Syncrude Mildred Lake Tailings Dyke in Alberta, Canada, is an embankment dam about 18 kilometres (11 mi) long and from 40 to 88 metres (131 to 289 ft) is the largest dam structure on earth by volume, and as of 2001 it was believed to be the largest earth structure in the world by volume of fill.

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  • Iron Mines in Michigan NASA

    The pulverized waste rock—known as tailings—is loaded into waterfilled retention basins, where it eventually settles to the bottom and reenters the rock cycle. The Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured this image of iron mines in northern Michigan on September 11, 2013. Although the mined areas look like one facility from a ...

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  • Copper Stress Affects Iron Homeostasis by Destabilizing ...

    Copper and iron are essential elements for cellular growth. Although bacteria have to overcome limitations of these metals by affine and selective uptake, excessive amounts of both metals are toxic for the cells. Here we investigated the influences of copper stress on iron homeostasis in Bacillus subtilis, and we present evidence that copper excess leads to imbalances of intracellular iron ...

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  • Mining Gold, Copper Iron in Space |

    Nov 06, 2019· Iron, Gold, Copper. Minerals are the lifeblood of the world's economy. From the Arctic circle to the Sahara desert. The trillion mining industry supplies raw materials needed for everything from sky scrapers to smart phones. But mining also comes .

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  • Tailings basin concerns for Iron Range's MinnTac mine ...

    Jan 20, 2015· The state will be looking closely at permit renewal plans at MinnTac in Mountain Iron, Minnesota, after the federal Environmental Protection Agency issued concerns recently that the tailings basin at Minnesota's largest taconite mine inadequately filters runoff into area waters, including those that flow into Lake Superior and the Boundary Waters Canoe area.

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  • Lessons From the Most Toxic Open Pit Copper Mine in the World

    Nov 28, 2016· The tailings, dispersed along the creek and river, severely limit aquatic life forms and have caused fish kills in the river. Potential health threats include direct contact with and ingestion of contaminated soil, surface water, ground water, or inhaling contaminated air." The Forever Reality of Toxic Copper Mining Tailings Ponds

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  • Evaluation of metal mobility from copper mine tailings in ...

    Evaluation of metal mobility from copper mine tailings in northern Chile. ... analysis. The results from the comparison between both substrates showed that in general, the tailing presented greater content of metals. ... statistically significantly affected the copper mobility and the organic amendment significantly influenced the iron mobility ...

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  • Copper | Linus Pauling Institute | Oregon State University

    Español. Summary. Copper is an essential cofactor for oxidationreduction reactions involving coppercontaining oxidases. Copper enzymes regulate various physiologic pathways, such as energy production, iron metabolism, connective tissue maturation, and neurotransmission. (More information) Copper deficiency can result from malnutrition, malabsorption, or excessive zinc intake and can be ...

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  • THE METHODS OF OXIDATION OF SULPHIDE FORM OF .

    Disposal of tailings in the Bor Flotation Plant from 1933 to 1987 was done in the valley of the Bor River. According to data [2], around 27x106 t of tailings was deposited in the tailing dump with the average copper content of about %, which means that this waste material contains about 54,000 t of copper.

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