comparison of oxide and sulphide copper ore deposits

Copper Oxide Ore Leaching Ability and Cementation

About 80 copper-from-ore is obtained by flotation smelting and refining nearly all sulfide type minerals such as Chalcopyrite Covellite Chalcocite and Bornite processed by this method which is known as the pyrometallurgy method 5 6 The remaining copper minerals proportion is called oxide...

Chemical composition of the ore and occurrence state of

The minerals are very small in grain size Copper occurs mainly as copper sulfide with a small amount of free copper oxide and the beneficiated copper accounts for 9521 Nickel occurs mainly as nickel sulfide and some nickel silicate and nickel oxide occur in the ore...

Copper Ore Types Sulfides versus Oxides Nasdaq

Apr 23 2011 0183 32 Copper oxide or Copper oxide ores are not as attractive of an exploration target as the copper sulfide ore types due to their lower grade however low-grade copper oxide deposits can be...

AN INVESTIGATION OF COPPER RECOVERY FROM A

Current copper deposits contain significant amounts of secondary non-sulphide minerals and newly discovered deposits are increasingly complex As a result research into the improvement of sulphide-oxide copper ores processing through the use of mixed collector systems has surged...

12 Supergene Ore and Gangue Characteristics

In VMS deposits copper and other metals are mobilized from primary massive sulfide ore and reprecipitated at depth This precipitation of Cu sulfides with high Cu/S ratios can produce an economically significant copper enrichment at the reactive redox boundary between massive sulfide protore and downward penetrating fluids...

RECOVERY OF COPPER FROM OXIDE COPPER ORE BY

The aim of this study was the recovery of copper from the oxide copper ore by froth flotation and agitating sulphuric acid H 2 SO 4 leaching The ore with 421 copper grade used in this study was obtained from Çorum-Dangaz region of Turkey Native copper cuprite Cu 2 O tenorite CuO and malachite Cu 2 OH 2 /CO 3 were the...

LEACHING OF LOW

copper within the RTB Bor include oxide and mixed oxide-sulphide ores at the copper deposit Kraku Bugaresku -Cementacija This deposit in the calculation of reserves in the contour of boundary contents of 02 Cu is consisted of four ore bodies C1 C2 C3 and C4 which are similar in generic...

Oxidation of Copper Sulfides and Secondary Sulfide

Leached capping over disseminated porphyry copper deposits is more favorable than gossan from massive sulfide deposits for the interpretation of leached outcrops Subsidence features related to collapse of gossan derived from massive sulfide ore bodies may provide excellent guides for exploration...

Copper Ore Types Sulfides vs Oxides An Investor s

Nov 10 2020 0183 32 There are two main types of copper ore of interest copper oxide ores and copper sulfide or Both ore types can be economically mined but they are processed in different ways...

PDF Supergene Oxidation of Copper Deposits Zoning and

In some cases the copper may depths Flores 1985 djurleite is the most abundant supergene occur as cuprite or native metal rendering copper recovery difficult copper sulfide in some ore deposits eg Michilla Soto and Dreyer eg portions of the Ray Arizona oxide zone...

Sulfide copper ore processing/deposits

Hello everyone I am doing PFS for sulfide copper and copper-zinc ore and according to our preliminary investigation we get Cu concentrate with recovery 88-90 Does anybody knows worldwide deposits of the Sulfide copper ore or copper-zinc ore with the similar parameters or may be higher Rega...

Ore Deposit

Kwan-Nang Pang J Gregory Shellnutt in Processes and Ore Deposits of Ultramafic-Mafic Magmas through Space and Time 2018 81 Introduction Magmatic ore deposits are important sources of many FRTEs and in some cases PGEs The link between these deposits and mantle-derived magmas stems from the fact that the abundances of these elements in mantle rocks are in general much higher than...

Copper Oxide Ore Leaching Ability and Cementation Behavior

One of the Iranian copper deposits that is located east of Iran and also known as a primeval one in that area is Mesgaran Field Old mining works have been clearly seen in the area Iran is located on global copper belt and as a result it has numerous potential areas as copper deposits The purpose of this study is identifying possible potentialities of copper mining in less developed regions...

Oxidized zone minerals Wat on Earth University of Waterloo

Below Cross section of an oxidized sulphide deposit Original sulphide sources of mineralization Black Smokers In order for an oxidized deposit to be formed an original sulphide ore body must be present The sulphide ore body may be formed by cold alkaline oxidizing seawater migrating through sediment and other rock beneath the sea...

Castillo Copper Ltd hits broad copper oxide and sulphide

Nov 16 2020 0183 32 Castillo Copper Ltd has observed broad copper oxide and sulphide mineralisation at shallow depths in the first seven drill holes at Big One Deposit within the core Mt Oxide...

Sulphidation Of Copper Oxide Ores For Flotation

Comparison Of Oxide And Sulphide Copper Ore Deposits Copper ore sorting equipment which can treat feeds from sulphide and oxide or Copper is mined from sulphide and oxide deposits based on different physical ore properti beneficiation of oxide ore of copper geosynsummit beneficiation of copper and inc ores in morocco...

Hydrothermal iron oxide copper

It became apparent that this class the Iron Oxide Copper-Gold deposits included not only Olympic Dam but also a number of other known deposits It also became apparent that this was a class that could produce large high grade prizes of the order of 025 to 1...

POLYMETALLIC VEIN AND REPLACEMENT DEPOSITS

Deposits consist of massive lenses and or pipes known as mantos or replacement orebodies and veins of iron lead zinc and copper sulfide minerals that are hosted by and replace limestone dolomite or other sedimentary rocks most massive ore contains more than 50 percent sulfide minerals Sediment-hosted ore commonly is intimately...

Ore deposits formed by oxidation and supergene enrichment

Ore Deposits Formed by Oxidation and Supergene Enrichment When ore deposits are exposed to the oxidation zone they are weathered and altered with the country rocks The surface waters oxidize many ore minerals and yield solvents that dissolve other minerals An orebody thus becomes oxidized and generally leached of many of its valuable materials down to the groundwater table or to...

Flotation of mixed copper oxide and sulphide minerals with

Mar 01 2009 0183 32 The ore mined is from a primary copper sulphide deposit with separate additional deposits of copper oxid In conjunction with Ausmelt Chemicals Minto is currently investigating options to recover copper oxide and sulphide minerals using flotation by blending their primary sulphide ore with oxide or...

PDF Development and optimization of mixed sulphide/oxide

One of the principal problems in the copper industry and flotation of copper complex ores is the low recovery of oxide copper minerals involved in the sulphide ore body Asadi Soltani Tavakoli...

Mineral Deposits and Ore Forming Processes

Sep 04 2016 0183 32 Comparison of the style and nature of breccia-hosted Ni-sulphide mineralisation within the Munali intrusion Zambia Geological characteristics of the Iron Oxide-Copper-Gold IOCG deposits in the Kangdian region SW China Characterization of Platinum Group Element distribution in Sulphide Ores within the Merensky Reef at Modikwa and Two...

Volcanogenic massive sulfide ore deposit

Volcanogenic massive sulfide ore deposits also known as VMS ore deposits are a type of metal sulfide ore deposit mainly copper-zinc which are associated with and created by volcanic-associated hydrothermal events in submarine environments These deposits are also sometimes called volcanic-hosted massive sulfide VHMS deposits The density generally is 4500 kg/m 3...

A fresh approach to sulfide ores

Jun 26 2017 0183 32 T he copper mining industry is reaching a turning point Surface oxide deposits are depleting and copper miners are turning their attention to untapped sulfide ores found deeper underground However sulfides require more expensive processing techniques since they are not responsive to standard technologies that are used in oxide heap leaching...

comparison of oxide and sulphide copper ore deposits

comparison of oxide and sulphide copper ore deposits flotation in mining copper and gold oxide ore Jun 20 2018 Copper processing is a complicated process that begins with mining of the ore The most common types of ore copper oxide and copper sulfide undergo two purify copper from copper sulfide ores in four basic steps 1 froth flotation are collected and may be refined to recover other...

Volcanogenic Massive Sulphide VMS Base Metal Deposits

Mar 01 2021 0183 32 The main ore minerals in VMS deposits are sulphides including pyrite iron sulphide sphalerite zinc sulphide chalcopyrite copper-iron sulphide and galena lead sulphide VMS deposits contain minor amounts of silver and gold plus a large variety of other elements including cobalt tin selenium manganese arsenic tellurium antimony...

comparison of oxide and sulphide copper ore deposits

comparison of oxide and sulphide copper ore deposits flotation in mining copper and gold oxide ore Jun 20 2018 Copper processing is a complicated process that begins with mining of the ore The most common types of ore copper oxide and copper sulfide undergo two purify copper from copper sulfide ores in four basic steps 1 froth flotation are collected and may be refined to recover other metals...

Shallow visible copper oxide sulphide intercepts up to

Castillo Copper Limited CCZ is pleased to announce incremental shallow visible copper oxide malachite and sulphide chalcocite mineralisation was recorded in six drill-holes with cumulative intercepts up to 12m at the Big One Deposit Figure 1 within the core Mt Oxide Project Appendix A...

Mineralogical Society of America

The importance of sulfide minerals in ores has long been and continues to be a major reason for the interest of mineralogists and geochemists in these materials Determining the fundamental chemistry of sulfides is key to understanding their conditions of formation and hence the geological processes by which certain ore deposits have formed...

Copper Ore Sorting TOMRA

TOMRA Sorting Solutions utilizes cutting-edge copper sorting technology to get results from copper mined sulphide and oxide deposits Our copper sorting technology treats feeds from both types of ores based on different physical properties at feed rates of up to 300t/h...

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