Chapter 8. Microbial Leaching of Metals

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Helmut Brandl

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch8k

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Brandl, H. (2001) Microbial Leaching of Metals, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch8k

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 3

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. Zürich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999

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Keywords:

  • possibility;
  • solubilization;
  • mobilization;
  • predominant;
  • chrysocolla

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Terminology

  • Historical Background

  • Principles of Microbial Metal Leaching

  • Microbial Diversity in Bioleaching Environments

  • Case Studies of Bioleaching Applications

  • Economics of Metal Bioleaching

  • Perspectives of Bioleaching Technology

  • Conclusion