Microbial Extraction of Uranium from Ores

Abhilash, and Pandey, B D (2015) Microbial Extraction of Uranium from Ores. In: Microbiology for Minerals, Metals, Materials and the Environment. Taylor and Francis- CRC Press, Philadelphia, US, pp. 59-98. ISBN 9781482257298

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CONTENTS 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Uranium Leaching Methodologies 3.2.1 Chemical Leaching 3.2.2 Bioleaching 3.3 Modes and Mechanism of Uranium Bioleaching 3.3.1 Direct Mechanism 3.3.2 Indirect Mechanism 3.3.3 Bioleaching by Heterotrophs 3.4 Factors Influencing Bioleaching 3.4.1 Mineralogy of the Ore 3.4.2 Microorganisms 3.4.3 Temperature 3.4.4 pH 3.4.5 Nutrients and Energy Source 3.4.6 Importance of Iron Oxidation 3.4.7 Sulphur Reduction 3.5 Bioleaching Techniques 3.5.1 Laboratory Investigations Submerged Leaching Column/Percolation Bioleaching 3.5.2 Large Scale/Industrial Operations Dump Leaching Heap Leaching In Situ Leaching Tank Leaching 3.6 Bioleaching of Uranium in the Indian Scenario. 3.7 Conclusions References

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Uncontrolled Keywords:uranium, leaching, bioleaching, types, practises
Divisions:Metal Extraction and Forming
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Deposited By:Dr. Abhilash .
Deposited On:14 Aug 2015 16:53
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