Chapter 5. Hydrometallurgy

  1. Dr. Chiranjib Kumar Gupta

Published Online: 14 JUN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/3527602003.ch5

Chemical Metallurgy: Principles and Practice

Chemical Metallurgy: Principles and Practice

How to Cite

Gupta, C. K. (2003) Hydrometallurgy, in Chemical Metallurgy: Principles and Practice, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602003.ch5

Author Information

  1. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Materials Group, Mumbai 400085, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JUN 2004
  2. Published Print: 10 JUL 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527303762

Online ISBN: 9783527602001

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Keywords:

  • hydrometallurgy;
  • leaching;
  • techniques;
  • examples;
  • solution purification;
  • solvent extraction;
  • precipitation processes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Leaching

    • Leaching Processes

    • Pretreatments

    • Leaching Techniques

    • Examples of Leaching Practices

    • Bacterial Leaching

  • Solution Purification

    • Ion Exchange

    • Adsorption on Carbon

    • Solvent Extraction

    • Membrane-Based Solvent Extraction

  • Precipitation Processes

    • Chemical Precipitation Processes

    • Uranium

    • Titanium

    • Tungsten

    • Molybdenum

    • Precious Metals

    • Dispersed Metals

    • Copper

    • Manganese Nodules

    • Zinc Solution Purification

  • Literature