, Volume 41, Issue 7, pp 33–38

Recovering selenium and tellurium from copper refinery slimes

  • James E. Hoffmann
Selenium and Tellurium Overview

DOI: 10.1007/BF03220269

Cite this article as:
Hoffmann, J.E. JOM (1989) 41: 33. doi:10.1007/BF03220269


The significant amount of selenium and tellurium present in copper refinery slimes often makes the recovery of these elements not only desirable, but economically viable. While a variety of processes have been developed to this end, some are more feasible because they recover greater values and are environmentally safer.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • James E. Hoffmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Jan H. Reimers and Associates USA CompanyHoustonUSA

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