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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: Overviews
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Format: html
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-01-29 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-01-28 13:26:01 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Microbial Life
Full Record Views: 72
Resource URL Clicks: 3
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