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Heap Leaching Studies on Uranium Ore.


PB261127

Publication Date 1976
Personal Author Merritt, R. C.; Peterson, H. D.; Wentz, C. N.
Page Count 168
Abstract Laboratory amenability studies as well as a pilot heap-leaching investigation of low-grade sandstone uranium ores from Wyoming, New Mexico, and Colorado are described. Sulfuric acid heap leaching with oxidation, for 120 days, extracted up to 98 percent, 90 percent, and 79 percent U3O8 from Wyoming, New Mexico, and Colorado ores, respectively.
Keywords
  • Uranium ores
  • Leaching
  • Sulfuric acid
  • Oxidation
  • Sandstones
  • Extraction
  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Percolation
  • Pilot plants
Source Agency
  • Bureau of Mines
NTIS Subject Category
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
Corporate Authors Colorado School of Mines Research Inst., Golden.; BUREAU OF Mines, Washington, D.C.
Document Type Technical Report
Title Note Open file rept.
NTIS Issue Number 197706
Contract Number
  • H0252022
Heap Leaching Studies on Uranium Ore.
Heap Leaching Studies on Uranium Ore.
PB261127

  • Uranium ores
  • Leaching
  • Sulfuric acid
  • Oxidation
  • Sandstones
  • Extraction
  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Percolation
  • Pilot plants
  • Bureau of Mines
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
  • H0252022
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