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Silver recovery from cyanide tailings using an acidic NaCl-FeCl₂ leachant

P. R. Bremner

Silver recovery from cyanide tailings using an acidic NaCl-FeCl₂ leachant

by P. R. Bremner

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Silver -- Metallurgy.,
  • Tailings (Metallurgy) -- Recycling.,
  • Cyanides.,
  • Chlorides.,
  • Leaching.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby P.R. Bremner.
    SeriesReport of investigations / United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines ;, 8649, Report of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) ;, 8649.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN23 .U43 no. 8649, TN770 .U43 no. 8649
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3922839M
    LC Control Number81607161

    Cyanidation is the main process for gold and silver recovery from its ores. In this study, a process is proposed to recover copper and cyanide from barren solutions from the Merrill-Crowe cementation process with zinc dust. This technology is based on inducing nucleated precipitation of copper and silver in a serpentine reactor, using sodium sulfide as the precipitator, and sulfuric acid for Cited by: 3. Gold cyanidation (also known as the cyanide process or the MacArthur-Forrest process) is a hydrometallurgical technique for extracting gold from low-grade ore by converting the gold to a water-soluble coordination is the most commonly used leaching process for gold extraction.. Production of reagents for mineral processing to recover gold, copper, zinc and silver represents.

    Recovering gold from cyanide solution is a very old method, and, it is still employed in large scale recovery of gold from its ores. Oxygen also plays an important role in the leaching of gold in a cyanide solution. However, cyanide leaching remains the primary method for the recovery and production of gold worldwide, and likely will be for the foreseeable future. Silver is predominantly produced as a byproduct of base metal processing but is also produced using cyanide leaching. Cyanide use is heavily regulated due to its profile as a highly toxic substance.

    Abstract Cyanide tailing is a kind of solid waste produced in the process of gold extraction from gold ore. In this paper, recovery of iron from cyanide tailings was studied with reduction roasting-water leaching process followed by magnetic separation. Romania, Aural Gold, A tailings dam ruptured, spilling million cubic feet of cyanide-contaminated waste into the Tisza and Danube Rivers, killing fish and poisoning water supplies as far as miles downriver in Hungary and Yugoslavia.


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Silver recovery from cyanide tailings using an acidic NaCl-FeCl₂ leachant by P. R. Bremner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Silver recovery from cyanide tailings using an acidic NaCl-FeCl₂ leachant. [Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: P R Bremner. In keeping with its mission to maximize mineral and metal recovery from domestic sources, the Bureau of Mines investigated a method to extract silver from tailings not amenable to cyanidation.

Results of a laboratory study on the recovery of silver from cyanide tailings containing Ounces of silver per ton by leaching with an acidic ferrous chloride-sodium chloride solution are presented.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http. The production of refined lead, silver and gold Gold cyanidation / David Martin Menne Silver recovery from cyanide tailings using an acidic NaCl-FeCl₂ leachant [microform] / by P.R.

Bremner. In this work, a chlorination roasting method for the extraction of precious metals (gold and silver) from the cyanide tailings (CT) was investigated. The decomposition mechanism of the CaCl 2 used as chloride agent was presented during the chlorination roasting.

The Au and Ag recovery as high as % and % under the optimum experiment conditions would be by: the recovery of precious metals from cyanide tailings has been industrialized, the high cost and the generation of a large amount of waste ef fl uent and waste gas are still the key issues that.

After separating gold and iron in iron powders with sulfuric acid leaching, ferrous sulfate in the leachate was crystallized to prepare FeSO47H2O with a yield of % to cyanide tailings. An effective electrochemical approach for simultaneous silver recovery and cyanide removal from electroplating wastewater was presented.

Accordingly, pulse current (PC) electrolysis with parameters including voltage ( V), frequency ( Hz), and duty cycle (50%) were settled using static cylinder electrodes.

Then the influences of technological conditions on the electroplating wastewater Cited by: Cyanide soluble copper in gold ores causes numerous problems for gold producers.

This includes increased costs from high cyanide consumption and a requirement to destroy cyanide in the tailings before discharge into a tailings storage facility. Over recent years a cyanide recycling process known. Cyanide detoxification by chemical means (sulfite, hydrogen peroxide or Caro’s acid) has typically been adopted by the gold industry to meet the International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) code and/or regulatory compliance for discharge into tailings storage facilities (TSF) or theFile Size: KB.

Silver recovery from cyanide tailings using an acidic NaCl-FeCl₂ leachant [microform] / by P.R. Bremner; Rare-earth occurrences in the Pea Ridge tailings [microform] / by. The International Cyanide Management Code 19 Adopting the International Cyanide Management Code 21 CASE STUDY: Experience of Cowal gold mine—first ICMI Code certification in Australia 22 RISK MANAGEMENT OF CYANIDE USE 25 Cyanide health and safety 25 CASE STUDY: Development of mini-sparge cyanide mixing process at.

Silver recovery from cyanide tailings using an acidic NaCl-FeCl₂ leachant / ([Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines,), by P.

Bremner and United States. Bureau of Mines (page images at HathiTrust). At each of the currently or recently operating cyanide recovery plants around the world, all of which use either the SART process (sulfidization, acidification, recycling, and thickening) and/or the AVR process (acidification, volatilization, and regeneration), overall cyanide consumption has been reduced by 50–75%, and final tailings cyanide.

The same procedure was used for gold cyanide solutions. The collected silver/zinc mud must be rinsed very well with hot water, in a filter, in order to remove all traces of cyanide solution. The next step uses acid to remove the excess zinc and any cyanide left in the mud will produce hydrogen cyanide, which is the gas used in prison gas chambers.

Flotation tailings are obtained as by-product and huge amounts of flotation tailings are present in the world.

Especially old flotation tailings contain more gold content due to overage and inefficient processing methods. The amount of gold in tailings depends on the feed. Flotation tailings from ores contain from to ppm asFile Size: KB. gold plant tailings to regenerate and recovery cyanide for recycling, and presents a technoeconomic argument for the incorporation of this technology into many gold plant flowsheets today.

INTRODUCTION. Interest in the recovery of cyanide. from gold and silver plant tailings has heightened in recent years. ri / silver recovery from cyanide tailings using an acidic nacl-fecl2 leachant, pb, $ 40 ri / electrochemical studies of platinum-group metals in molten alkali metal cyanides, pb, $ 8 ri / determination of geologic features associated with linears, pb, $ Treatment of Cyanide Heap Leaches and Tailings 1 TREATMENT OF CYANIDE HEAP LEACHES AND TAILINGS 1.

INTRODUCTION The purpose of this report is to provide information on cyanide treatment methods for heap leaches and tailings activities associated with cyanidation operations, including disposal units that receive wastes from such operations.

Silver minerals are known to have slow leaching rates and low overall extraction and require a high concentration of cyanide and a long retention time to maximize leach extraction.

Their response to cyanidation is considered mild to moderately refractory, largely due to complex mineralogical compositions. New research on improving the dissolution of silver minerals in cyanide was performed Cited by: 6.

cyanide destruction and cyanide recovery costs for a fairly generic high cyanide-consuming case. The capital cost of a cyanide recovery plant could pay back in less than 2 years in many cases, particularly when high cyanide consumption is associated with copper mineralisation in the ore.

As a broad generalisation, cyanide recovery.The reactions that take place during the dissolution of gold in cyanide solutions under normal conditions have been fairly definitely established.

Most agree that the overall cyanide equation for leaching and cyanidation of gold is as follows: 4 Au + 8 NaCN + O2 + 2 H20 = 4 NaAu(CN)2 + 4 NaOH.

R. Hirasawa, “Studies of the Recovery of Iron, Nickel, Magnesium from the Leached Solution of Garnierite Ore. Precipitation and Separation of Iron, Nickel, and Magnesium from the Leached Sulfuric Acid Solution by pH Adjustment,” Toyama Kogyo Koto Cited by: 1.