Chemical upgrading of deep-sea manganese nodules

Saha, A K (1999) Chemical upgrading of deep-sea manganese nodules. NML Technical Journal, 40 (4). pp. 177-182.

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Studies were carried out on deep-sea manganese nodules to enrich nickel, copper and cobalt values in the pre-concentrate using alkali pressure-leaching route. The different process parameters studied involve alkali strength, leaching time and temperature, oxygen pressure and slurry pulp density. This process is capable of producing a pre-concentrate which is 60% of the dry nodule's weight analysing 1.5% nickel, 1.35% Cu and 0.15% cobalt recovering more than 99% nickel and 100% copper and cobalt in the pre-concentrate.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Manganiferrous nodules; Segregation roasting; Preconcentrate; Oxyhydroxides; Flotation; Thermal upgrading
Divisions:Metal Extraction and Forming
ID Code:1771
Deposited On:28 Sep 2010 16:29
Last Modified:18 Oct 2011 10:16
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