Acid Leaching of Nickel Laterites with Jarosite Precipitation

  1. Thomas Battle,
  2. Michael Moats,
  3. Violina Cocalia,
  4. Harald Oosterhof,
  5. Shafiq Alam,
  6. Antoine Allanore,
  7. Rodney Jones,
  8. Nathan Stubina,
  9. Corby Anderson and
  10. Shijie Wang
  1. David T White1 and
  2. James D Gillaspie2

Published Online: 31 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118658826.ch4

Ni-Co 2013

Ni-Co 2013

How to Cite

White, D. T. and Gillaspie, J. D. (2013) Acid Leaching of Nickel Laterites with Jarosite Precipitation, in Ni-Co 2013 (eds T. Battle, M. Moats, V. Cocalia, H. Oosterhof, S. Alam, A. Allanore, R. Jones, N. Stubina, C. Anderson and S. Wang), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118658826.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    45 Mudlark Way, Perth, WA 6164, Australia

  2. 2

    Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold, 333 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004-3014

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 15 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118605752

Online ISBN: 9781118658826

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Keywords:

  • Nickel Laterite;
  • Atmospheric Leaching;
  • Jarosite Precipitation;
  • Pressure Acid Leaching

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History

  • Major Process Options Developed

  • The Laterite Profile

  • Jarosite Atmospheric Leaching

  • Enhanced Pressure Acid Leaching

  • Operational Flexibility

  • Disposition of Other Elements

  • Leach Residue Stability

  • Concluding Remarks