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Extractive Metallurgy of Copper

International Series on Materials Science and Technology

2nd Edition - January 1, 1980

Authors: A. K. Biswas, W. G. Davenport

Editor: D. W. Hopkins

Language: English
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 8 2 2 1 - 6

Extractive Metallurgy of Copper details the process of extracting copper from its ore. The book also discusses the significance of each process, along with the concerns in each… Read more

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Extractive Metallurgy of Copper details the process of extracting copper from its ore. The book also discusses the significance of each process, along with the concerns in each process, such as pollution, energy demand, and cost. The text first provides an overview of the metallurgical process of copper extraction, and then proceeds to presenting the step-by-step representation of the whole process of copper extraction. The coverage of the book includes mineral beneficiation, roasting, smelting, converting, refining, casting, and quality control. The text will be of great use to metallurgists, materials engineers, and other professionals involved in mining industry.