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leach·ing

(lēch'ing),
1. Removal of the soluble constituents of a substance by running water through it.
2. Solubilization of metals, typically from poor ores, using lithotrophic bacteria.
[A.S. leccan, to wet]

leach·ing

(lēch'ing)
Removal of the soluble constituents of a substance by running water through it.
[A.S. leccan, to wet]

leaching

The washing or dissolving out of a substance by contact with a percolating fluid.

leaching

the process of dissolving and removing nutrients from soil, or minerals from rock, by the percolation of water. Certain bacteria are able to help in the solubilization of metals from their ores; such bacterial leaching is carried out commercially to recover metals such as copper and uranium.

leach·ing

(lēch'ing)
Removal of the soluble constituents of a substance by running water through it.
[A.S. leccan, to wet]
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In early 2019, the company analyzed the new data and developed revised heap leaching plans, showing improved economics for the heap leaching scenario.
The mineral leaching rate, which indicates the extent to which a metal is leached, represents one of the criteria for the leaching processes of various metals.
Otherwise, the effect of the oxidants on the uranium leaching was studied as well.
Chemical leaching tests were conducted using analytical reagent grade citric, oxalic, malic and tartaric acid in concentration of 0.05% (w/v), 0.1% (w/v), 0.5% (w/v) and 1% (w/v) with 1% (w/v) of black shale (ore suspension).
A simulated rainfall leaching solution was generated using deionized water, with pH control using a volume ratio of 6 : 1 (H2SO4 and HNO3) for acid-rain simulation, using NaOH solution to adjust for alkaline conditions.
In this connection different methods are developed: mineral beneficiation (mechanical, physical and physiochemical) and extractive metallurgy (Pyrometallurgical and hydrometallurgical), to process these powders with the aim of leaching the valuable metals [13, 14].
Leaching of nitrate from applied fertilizers is considered as the main source of pollution of groundwater underlying flooded rice fields.
"The relatively short leaching time has the potential to require a significantly smaller processing plant and higher throughput compared to a traditional inorganic acid plant and this is likely to improve the cost dynamics for tropical nickel laterite deposits considerably," said Resource Mining Corporation Managing Director Warwick Davies.
Several galena leaching process have been investigated, including processing using ferric chloride, ferric sulfate, nitric acid and ammonium acelate solutions.
Other possible mechanism of leaching is metal dissolution by galvanic interaction between different mineral phases.
Also solid residue after leaching was analyzed by this method.
But since copper is highly reactive to acidic foods, such cookware is usually lined with tin or stainless steel to minimize leaching. Also, copper needs frequent polishing to retain is brilliant luster, although it will continue to work just fine with regular cleaning after use.