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Hydrometallurgy  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Hydrometallurgy is part of the field of extractive metallurgy involving the use of aqueous chemistry for the recovery of metals from ores, concentrates, and recycled or residual materials. Hydrometallurgy is typically divided into three general areas: leaching, solution concentration and purification, and metal recovery.
DESCRIPTION
  • Hydrometallurgy is part of the field of extractive metallurgy involving the use of aqueous chemistry for the recovery of metals from ores, concentrates, and recycled or residual materials. Hydrometallurgy is typically divided into three general areas: leaching, solution concentration and purification, and metal recovery.
IDENTIFIER
  • hydrometallurgy
TITLE
  • Hydrometallurgy
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/ProcessingActivityTypeValue/hydrometallurgy
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