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lixiviation

 [lik-siv″e-a´shun]
separation of soluble from insoluble material by use of an appropriate solvent, and drawing off the solution.
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Lixiviate chemistry was a standard bicarbonate and carbon dioxide leach with oxygen.
This illustrates the key fact that only reserves accessible to the lixiviate can be mined in an ISL operation.
As the lixiviate moves through the aquifer contacting the ore, the oxygen reacts and oxidises the uranium to the +6 valence state.
In each mine unit, more lixiviate will be produced than injected.
Each facility can process 189 litres/s of lixiviate. IX resin is transferred by pipeline between Facility #1 and the CPP.