Analysis of leaching and cementation reaction kinetics: correcting for volume changes in laboratory studies
Choo, Wei L, Jeffrey, Matthew, and Robertson, Sherryl (2006) Analysis of leaching and cementation reaction kinetics: correcting for volume changes in laboratory studies. Hydrometallurgy, 82 (1-2). pp. 110-116.
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An easy-to-use technique is described for correcting the volume change caused by sampling during kinetic studies of a reaction of any order. The method is not restricted to a fixed sample interval nor assumes an unchanging rate constant. Equations are derived for pseudo zero-order and first-order reactions. Experimental data from the leaching of a gold/silver alloy in cyanide solutions and from the cementation of silver on copper are used to illustrate the implementation of the correction factor.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||reaction kinetics; volume correction; batch reactor; leaching; hydrometallurgy; cementation|
|Date Deposited:||19 Nov 2009 22:37|
|SEO Codes:||84 MINERAL RESOURCES (excl. Energy Resources) > 8402 Primary Mining and Extraction Processes of Mineral Resources > 840205 Mining and Extraction of Precious (Noble) Metal Ores @ 51%
84 MINERAL RESOURCES (excl. Energy Resources) > 8499 Other Mineral Resources (excl. Energy Resources) > 849999 Mineral Resources (excl. Energy Resources) not elsewhere classified @ 49%
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