Those Last Few Zinc Units



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Report summary

The processing of zinc concentrates by a zinc smelter is not 100% efficient . To optimise total revenue these last few zinc units must be recovered. A number of methods exist to do this and these are reviewed as well as their impact on costs and revenues. There is a clear east/west split on the method to use.

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    Those Last Few Zinc Units

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Table of contents

  • Zinc recovery
    • Leach residue treatment processes for electrolytic zinc smelters
    • Alternatives to the norm
  • Changes in China?

Tables and charts

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  • Maximum Theoretical Zinc Recovery from Zinc Concentrates by Neutral Leach Only

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