2007

Biomining

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ISBN: 978-3-540-34909-9 (Print) 978-3-540-34911-2 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

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    Pages 1-33

    The BIOX™ Process for the Treatment of Refractory Gold Concentrates

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    Pages 35-55

    Bioleaching of a Cobalt-Containing Pyrite in Stirred Reactors: a Case Study from Laboratory Scale to Industrial Application

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    Pages 57-80

    Commercial Applications of Thermophile Bioleaching

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    Pages 81-95

    A Review of the Development and Current Status of Copper Bioleaching Operations in Chile: 25 Years of Successful Commercial Implementation

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    Pages 97-112

    The GeoBiotics GEOCOAT® Technology – Progress and Challenges

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    Pages 113-138

    Whole-Ore Heap Biooxidation of Sulfidic Gold-Bearing Ores

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    Pages 139-151

    Heap Leaching of Black Schist

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    Pages 153-176

    Modeling and Optimization of Heap Bioleach Processes

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    Pages 177-198

    Relevance of Cell Physiology and Genetic Adaptability of Biomining Microorganisms to Industrial Processes

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    Pages 199-216

    Acidophile Diversity in Mineral Sulfide Oxidation

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    Pages 217-235

    The Microbiology of Moderately Thermophilic and Transiently Thermophilic Ore Heaps

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    Pages 237-261

    Techniques for Detecting and Identifying Acidophilic Mineral-Oxidizing Microorganisms

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    Pages 263-280

    Bacterial Strategies for Obtaining Chemical Energy by Degrading Sulfide Minerals

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    Pages 281-307

    Genetic and Bioinformatic Insights into Iron and Sulfur Oxidation Mechanisms of Bioleaching Organisms

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 309-314