The Precipitation of Copper from Mine Waters at Britannia Mines, B.C.

THE copper-bearing waters now treated successfully at Britannia for the recovery of their copper content are almost entirely derived from what is known as the Fairview mine; this was the first extensive copper producer of the Britannia ore-bodies, and consisted of a number of almost parallel veins, carrying good copper values, the ore consisting of chalcopyrite and pyrite in a quartz gangue.
Keywords: copper, Iron, Launders, Mine, Mines, Ohio Copper Company, precipitation, pyrite, sulphuric acid, tin, Recovery, Water, Waters
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