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Title: Microbiological Mining
Url: http://www.spaceship-earth.org/REM/BRIERLEY.htm
Creator: Brierley, Corale L.
Publisher: Scientific American, inc.
Description: This article originally published in Scientific American describes the newly recognized role of bacteria in the leaching of copper from low-grade ore. The central role of bacteria in the leaching of copper from low-grade ore long went unrecognized. The minerals industry now stands to gain from the application of novel methods of microbiological technology.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Geochemistry
Science -- Microbiology -- Microbial ecology
Technology -- Chemical technology -- Apparatus and supplies -- Special, A-Z -- Leaching equipment
Technology -- Mining engineering. Metallurgy -- Mining engineering. Metallurgy -- Ore deposits and mining of particular metals
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology -- Minerals
Resource Type: Reference Material
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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Source: Microbial Life
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