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POLYMETALLIC VEIN AND REPLACEMENT DEPOSITS

Figure 1Schematic vertical section through a polymetallic replacement deposit showing distribution of ore types and host rocks Figure 2Ficklin plot showing pH versus the sum of dissolved base metals Zn Cu Cd Co Ni and Pb in mine and natural water draining...

Anatomy Evolution and Metallogenic Significance of the

Supergene processes at Cerro Colorado generated a complex weathering profile that attains a present depth of 450 m and incorporates the Cu orebody of ca 228 Mt at 10 percent The extant supergene profile comprises four facies 1 Leached cap underlying the Choja pediplain a regionally extensive mid-Tertiary erosion surface 2 Upper...

Exploration Applications of Copper Isotopes in the

Copper isotope compositions of secondary phases from the supergene profile of the Bayugo porphyry copper-gold deposit Philippines show significant isotopic fractionation relative to hypogene sulfide phases and reveal systematic patterns of isotopic enrichment in the leached cap iron oxides and supergene copper sulfid...

Energy and Environmental Profile of the US Mining

Energy and Environmental Profile of the US Mining Industry 5 Copper For nearly 5 000 years copper was the only metal known to man It remains one of the most used and reused of all metals The demand for copper is due to its good strength and fatigue resistance excellent electrical and thermal conductivity outstanding resistance to...

Processing Tintic Consolidated Metals

Copper Porphyry Porphyry Copper Opportunity Project Pipeline Results to date have demonstrated that the Trixie ores are generally amenable to whole ore cyanide leaching achieving recoveries of 90 percent gold with by-product silver optimization underway Historically Trixie ores were processed using flotation with concentrates being...

Epithermal Gold for Explorationists AIG Journal

This paper is a work in progress based upon my experiences in the exploration for and evaluation of magmatic arc epithermal gold and porphyry copper-gold deposits Figure 1 It therefore draws upon and updates recent studies Corbett and Leach 1998 Corbett 2001a 2001b...

The Porphyry Copper Deposit at El Salvador Chile

The Porphyry Copper Deposit at E1 Salvador Chile Fig 1 Aerial view of Cerro Indio Muerto looking west during construction of the E1 Salvador mine leaching Copper was mostly removed from...

Innovations in Copper Mining Extraction Producing

smelter were adapted to porphyry copper or With the exception of leaching-solvent extrac-tion-electrowinning the basic methods of cop-per production have remained unchanged for 65 years Moreover six of the mines opened be-tween 1900 and 1920 are still among the major copper producers in the United States today...

District Copper Corp District Acquires Copper Project in

Feb 09 2021 0183 32 Subject to regulatory approval the Agreement provides District Copper a 100 working interest in the Copper Keg porphyry copper project the...

Minerals Free Full

Copper extraction from primary copper sulfide ore from a typical porphyry copper deposit from Antofagasta Chile was investigated after leaching with a chloride-ferrous media at two temperatur The study focused on whether this chemical leaching system could be applied at an industrial scale Leaching tests were conducted in columns loaded with approximately 50 kg of agglomerated ore the...

Porphyry Copper Targeting Under Gra vel Cover in

Porphyry Copper Targeting Under Gra vel Cover in Northern Chile Conference Paper October 2017 CITATIONS 0 READS 181 2 authors David Wood Colorado School of Mines 5 PUBLICATIONS51 CITA SEE PROFILE Mclean Trott First Quant um Minerals Ltd 3 0 CITATIONS SEE PROFILE All content following this page was uploaded b y David Wood on 26 October 2017...

Heap leaching Could it be an alternative to conventional

Dec 12 2019 0183 32 Heap leaching is an industrial mining process used to extract precious metals copper uranium and other compounds from ore using a series of...

Heap leaching

Heap leaching is an industrial mining process used to extract precious metals copper uranium and other compounds from ore using a series of chemical reactions that absorb specific minerals and re-separate them after their division from other earth materials Similar to in situ mining heap leach mining differs in that it places ore on a liner then adds the chemicals via drip systems to the...

Mining Industry Profile Copper

These include spent ore at dump leaching operations here only when active leaching for copper recovery ends is the spent ore that comprises the dump considered a waste Mining Industry Profile Copper Waste rock and ore are relative terms in the context of copper porphyry ore bodies since few distinct boundaries exist Usually...

In situ leaching of copper Challenges and future

Oct 01 2015 0183 32 Porphyry copper deposits Porphyry copper deposits account for approximately 60 of global copper production These generally consist of large volumes 10 to 100 km 3 of hydrothermally altered rock centered on an intrusion Seedorff et al 2005 Sillitoe 2010...

Beutong Copper Gold Asiamet Resources

Contained metal in Resource on a 100 basis comprises 243Mt 53BIb copper 211Moz gold and 209Moz silver 195Mt 430Blb copper 169Moz gold and 1673Moz silver on an 80 attributable basis The Beutong porphyry and skarn system s remains open to the east west and at depth...

In situ leaching of copper Challenges and future

In situ leaching offers a potentially attractive way to extract copper from the subsurface without costly fragmentation and processing Applicability of in situ leaching is limited to deposits where sufficient permeability exists and where the copper and gangue mineralogy is amenable to leaching...

Technical Resource Document Copper US EPA ARCHIVE

EPA s Profile of the copper industry the remaining sections are Reports from several site visits conducted by EPA The Profile Section was distributed for review to the US Department of the Interior s DOI s Bureau of Mines and Bureau of Land Management the States of Arizona New Mexico and Utah the American Mining Congress AMC and...

Copper Mining Extraction Process Flow Chart

This flowchart made of machinery icons explains or expresses in simple but clear terms the step of the Copper Mining and Copper Extraction Process Starting from either open-pit or underground mining and using a different relevant treatment method for oxide or sulphide copper mineral ore Having a quick look now at how porphyry ores are treated and the metals extracted There are two main...

MINERALOGICAL PROFILE OF SUPERGENE SULFIDE ORE IN

enrichment blankets of porphyry copper systems worldwide and are even more similar to compositions seen in leaching experiments of synthetic copper and copper-iron sulfid Keywords chalcocite copper sulfides supergene enrichment porphyry copper...

Aldebaran Completes Geological

Aldebaran Resources Inc is pleased to provide a summary of a newly developed geological-structural model for its flagship Altar copper-gold project located in San Juan Province The delivery of...

Haib Copper

The Haib project is a large copper-molybdenum porphyry deposit located in the Karas region of southern Namibia 8 km from the Orange River and the South African borderThe deposit is a porphyry copper-molybdenum dating from the Archean age The Haib Cu-Mo deposit is arguably the oldest porphyry deposit in the world which hosts easily identifiable Read more »...

Porphyry Copper Deposits in the

Dec 16 2011 0183 32 Currently new porphyry copper deposits are formed somewhere in the world beneath active volcanic territory Size Grades Typically porphyry copper deposits are low-grade yet being mined on a large scale via open-pits resulting in a processing of at least a few 100 million tons averaging mostly below 1 copper...

Recovery of Copper by Solution Mining Methods

leaching of copper-bearing ores in the US The dissolved copper recovered by this operation was derived from the natural oxidation and leaching of sulfide mineralization in a major porphyry copper deposit located in the headwaters of Bingham Creek This is the present site of the large-scale open pit operation at Bingham Canyon which...

The Balboa ZTEM Cu

due to leaching of copper during the surficial development of 20-30m of clay-rich saprolite in the project area A property wide ZTEM survey in late 2010 was carried out and follow-up drilling of a ZTEM anomaly led to the blind discovery lying just 60m Figure 1 Porphyry copper-gold deposit outlines in...

Major Mines Projects Lomas Bayas Mine

Lomas Bayas is a low grade Cu-Mo deposit resulting from the intrusion of several porphyry and breccia systems that were later exposed to leaching and subsequent supergene enrichment and in situ oxidation Green copper oxides copper sulphates in various forms and less partially mixed ores are the main source of ore for the existing SX/EW operation...

VR receives drill permit and commences 3D array DCIP

Feb 09 2021 0183 32 Outcrop in the valley floor on the western flank of the Reveille range The iron-stained outcrop of quartz latite porphyry shows supergene leaching of sulfide rich sericite/illite alteration...

Supergene Enrichment

porphyry copper system that has been exposed by erosion Summarizing the primary hypogene alteration and mineralization observed in porphyry copper systems the low grade potassic core is located at the center of the system...

Age of Supergene Oxidation and Enrichment in the Chilean

SUPERGENE oxidation and leaching commonly giving rise to underlying chalcocite enrichment eg Emmons 1917 are important processes that affected the uppermost several hun- dred meters of the 12 major porphyry copper deposits in northern Chile Sillitoe 1990 Fig 1 and are the principal...

Aldebaran Completes Geological

Jan 19 2021 0183 32 The Altar project forms part of a cluster of world-class porphyry copper deposits which includes Los Pelambres Antofagasta Minerals El Pachon Glencore and Los Azules McEwen Mining A total of 259 drill holes 124 701 m have been completed at Altar between 1995 and 2019...