Production of Copper Sulphate from Mine-Water Precipitate

CIM Bulletin1951
AT THE Britannia Mining and Smelting Company's mill, the equivalent of 2,500 to 2,800 pounds of copper sulphate crystals per day is made from copper which is precipitated from the mine-water. This copper sulphate is used in the mill for the recovery of sphalerite by flotation.
Keywords: Air, ammonium hydroxide, copper sulphate, precipitate, sphalerite, sulphuric acid, copper, Copper sulphate, Cost, Costs, oxidation, Plants, Water, Waters
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