• What is the sulphide ore of copper

    Sulfide s characteristic trait of bonding a sulfide anion with various metals means that many important metal ores contain sulfide minerals Some examples of sulfides include galena the principle ore mineral for lead and silver cinnabar the main ore mineral for

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    Preliminary Model of Porphyry Copper Deposits

    2008 10 9 sulfide minerals in late stage veins in the Maggie deposit in British Columbia Canada together with a polymetallic assemblage of copper zinc lead and silver bearing sulfide minerals Example Deposits There are many important deposits worldwide compare Singer and others 2008 Examples of well studied giant por

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  • 2.3 Mineral Groups Physical Geology

    2.3 Mineral Groups Most minerals are made up of a cation a positively charged ion or several cations and an anion a negatively charged ion e.g S 2– or an anion complex e.g SO 4 2– For example in the mineral hematite Fe 2 O 3 the cation is Fe 3 iron and the anion is O 2– oxygen We group minerals into classes on the basis of their predominant anion or anion group.

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    COPPER Copper production

    2008 12 16 Flotation of non sulfide copper minerals is rare because these ores are mostly subjected to hydrometallurgical copper recovery for example heap leaching In Zambia and Zaire however siliceous copper oxide ores are floated with fatty acid collectors and dolomitic copper oxide ores are sulfidized with sodium hydrogensulfide and then floated

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  • The Mineral Gallery

    The Sulfide Class minerals comprise an economically important class of minerals Most major ores of important metals such as copper lead and silver are sulfides Strong generalities exist in this class The majority of sulfides are metallic opaque generally

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  • 2.3 Mineral Groups Physical Geology

    2.3 Mineral Groups Most minerals are made up of a cation a positively charged ion or several cations and an anion a negatively charged ion e.g S 2– or an anion complex e.g SO 4 2– For example in the mineral hematite Fe 2 O 3 the cation is Fe 3 iron and the anion is O 2– oxygen We group minerals into classes on the basis of their predominant anion or anion group.

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  • Copper I sulfide

    2020 7 15 Copper monosulfide is a chemical compound of copper and sulfur It occurs in nature as the dark indigo blue mineral covellite It is a moderate conductor of electricity A black colloidal precipitate of CuS is formed when hydrogen sulfide H 2 S is bubbled through solutions of Cu II salts It is one of a number of binary compounds of copper and sulfur see copper sulfide for an overview of

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  • EMPLECTITE Copper Bismuth Sulfide

    THE MINERAL EMPLECTITE Chemistry CuBiS2 Copper Bismuth Sulfide Class Sulfides Subclass Sulfosalts Uses As mineral specimens and as a very minor ore of copper and bismuth Specimens Emplectite is a another interesting sulfosalt mineral a unique and diverse group of minerals to collect.

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  • Native Minerals stakes north QLD copper sulphide ground

    2021 10 22 The sulphide assemblage in the hole is dominated by lead zinc and silver at shallower levels with copper in the form of chalcopyrite increasing at depth from134m down hole Notably Native Minerals says the sulphide assemblage in the hole is a little similar to the upper part of the one million ounce plus Mt Wright gold deposit also sitting

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  • 2.3 Mineral Groups Physical Geology

    2.3 Mineral Groups Most minerals are made up of a cation a positively charged ion or several cations and an anion a negatively charged ion e.g S 2– or an anion complex e.g SO 4 2– For example in the mineral hematite Fe 2 O 3 the cation is Fe 3 iron and the anion is O 2– oxygen We group minerals into classes on the basis of their predominant anion or anion group.

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  • Which of the common minerals is a sulfide

    The metals that occur most commonly in sulfides are iron copper nickel lead cobalt silver and zinc though about fifteen others enter sulfide structures This important class includes most of the ore minerals The most common sulfide crystalling in this manner is galena PbS the ore mineral of lead.

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  • Recovery of copper from copper oxide minerals

    The copper minerals in the underlying sulfide rich and primary sulfide zones include chalcocite Cu 2 S chalcopyrite CuFeS 2 and bornite Cu 5 FeS 4 One commonly used method for concentrating copper sulfide minerals utilizes a froth flotation circuit utilizing known sulfide collectors.

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  • Mineralogy of Sulfides

    The literature on sulfide minerals is extensive with a number of overview textbooks and monographs Comprehensive reviews can be found in Ribbe Vaughan and Craig and most recently in Vaughan .The present article provides a brief overview of the compositions and crystal structures of the major sulfide minerals aspects of their chemistries bulk and surface and their occurrence.

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    Sulfide Mining Fact Sheet

    2020 6 30 Among the substances released by copper nickel sulfide mining are mercury air emissions sulfate discharges copper nickel manganese iron aluminum and arsenic as well as solvents and processing wastes.xvii Two discharges in particular are detrimental to the health of wild rice beds Sulfate and Mercury It is because of these discharges that

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  • A new way of extracting copper

    2017 6 28 Most current copper extraction processes burn sulfide minerals in air which produces sulfur dioxide a harmful air pollutant that has to be captured and reprocessed but the new method produces elemental sulfur which can be safely reused for example in fertilizers The researchers also used electrolysis to produce rhenium and molybdenum

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  • Surface properties of copper sulfide minerals with sodium

    2020 9 1 A Chilean copper ore sample that contained chalcocite bornite and chalcopyrite was used in the rougher flotation tests The mineral composition of the samples that was analyzed using a Mineral Liberation Analyser MLA 650 FEI is shown in Table 2 Table 3.The copper grade was 1.01 and the sample contained bornite chalcopyrite and chalcocite as copper sulfide minerals and calcite

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  • Mineralogical characterization of copper sulfide tailings

    2020 2 18 As ore grades constantly decline more copper tailings which still contain a considerable amount of unrecovered copper are expected to be produced as a byproduct of froth flotation This research reveals the occurrence mechanism of copper minerals in typical copper sulfide tailings using quantitative mineral liberation analysis MLA integrated with scanning electron microscopy–energy

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    MAGMATIC SULFIDE DEPOSITS MODELS 1 2b 5a 5b

    2004 4 5 host rocks the abundance and types of sulfide minerals and to a much lesser extent sulfide mineral composition General characteristics for the deposit subtypes described by Page 1986a g are listed in table 1 Examples Magmatic sulfide minerals concentrated near the margins of intrusions

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  • Copper Ores

    Violarite Millerite Nickel Sulphide Pentlandite Iron Nickel Sulphide Fe Ni 9 S 8 .Colorado The sample is composed of Violarite Millerite Pentlandite and possibly other unidentified minerals It is from the Copper King Mine Gold Hill District Boulder County Colorado.

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  • Sulfide Minerals

    2017 7 1 Sulfide Mineral Pictures Photo c Andrew Alden licensed to About fair use policy Marcasite is iron sulfide or FeS 2 the same as pyrite but with a different crystal structure more below Marcasite forms at relatively low temperatures in chalk rocks as well as in hydrothermal veins that also host zinc and lead minerals.

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    ROASTING OF SULFIDE MINERALS

    2017 8 22 ROASTING OF SULFIDE MINERALS In addition to common metals like copper lead zinc and nickel a number of other metals such as antimony bismuth cadmium cobalt mercury and molybdenum occur as sulfide minerals Sulfides are not reduced with the most widely used redu cing agents carbon and hydrogen because the free energy change for the

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  • HCl Treatment of copper sulfide minerals

    Examples of sulfide copper minerals are covellite enargite tetrahedrite tennantite bornite chalcopyrite chalcocite and the like The copper minerals occur in nature as copper ores These copper ores are mixtures containing the copper bearing minerals and copper free minerals Although the ore itself can be subjected to the present

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  • EXTRACTING METALS FROM SULFIDE ORES

    Another example is the treatment of ores containing copper sulfide chalcocite and copper iron sulfide chalcopyrite together with molybdenum disulfide molybdenite The usual practice is to float both copper and molybdenum minerals in the first stage leaving iron

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    USA US345847A USA USA US A US A US A US 345847 A US345847 A US 345847A US A US A US A US A US A US A Authority US United States Prior art keywords concentrate copper oxygen chalcopyrite acid Prior art date 1972 06 26 Legal status The legal status is an assumption and is not

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  • examples of copper sulfide minerals

    sulfide mineral Definition Examples Identification The metals that occur most commonly in sulfides are iron copper nickel lead cobalt silver and zinc though about fifteen others enter sulfide structures Almost all sulfide minerals have structural arrangements that belong to six basic types four of

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  • Copper Ore Types Sulfides versus Oxides

    2011 4 23 Sulfide copper ores are the most profitable ores because they have high copper content and the copper can be more easily separated from the unwanted

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  • Copper production environmental impact

    Sulfide copper mineralsbornitechalcocitechalcopyrite Occurrence Copper is distributed in many parts of the world Copper minerals are divided up into three groupsPrimary or hypogene minerals found at great depthsOxidised copper minerals commonly formed by copper sulfides exposed to

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  • PDF A Review of the Flotation of Copper Minerals

    2021 11 11 Copper is most commonly present in the earth’s crust as copper iron sulphide and copper sulphide minerals for example chalcopyrite CuFeS2 bornite Cu5FeS4 and chalcocite Cu2S .

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  • What is an example of sulfide mineral Flyingselfies

    Some examples of sulfides include galena the principle ore mineral for lead and silver cinnabar the main ore mineral for mercury and chalcopyrite which provides copper These minerals are not to be confused with sulfates which are comprised of a central atom surrounded by oxygen atoms.

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  • Porphyry Deposits The World’s Largest Source of Copper

    2014 5 28 Ore Minerals Copper in these deposits generally occurs in copper iron sulfide minerals such as chalcopyrite CuFeS 2 and bornite Cu 5 FeS 4 Brassy chalcopyrite is one of the common ore minerals in porphyry deposits Over time weathering of the near surface rocks and the infiltration of surface water can cause secondary copper bearing

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    Oxidative Hydrometallurgy of Sulphide Minerals

    2018 9 25 Sulphide minerals are one of the most important sources of value metals such as gold silver copper zinc etc Due to the strong sulphur binding to these minerals metals are usually extracted by pyrometallurgical route or hydrometallurgy with chemical oxidation Of these hydrometallurgy apparently has a lower environmental impact which has

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    Oxidative Hydrometallurgy of Sulphide Minerals

    2018 9 25 Sulphide minerals are one of the most important sources of value metals such as gold silver copper zinc etc Due to the strong sulphur binding to these minerals metals are usually extracted by pyrometallurgical route or hydrometallurgy with chemical oxidation Of these hydrometallurgy apparently has a lower environmental impact which has

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  • Mineralogy of Sulfides

    2017 4 1 Crucially from an economic perspective some horizons notably the ‘Merensky Reef’ are also enriched in platinum group minerals Pyrite is the dominant sulfide in porphyry copper deposits though it is chalcopyrite that is the most important

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