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Definitions

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  • n. The electrodeposition of metals from their ores that have been put in solution or liquefied.

Etymologies

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electro- +‎ winning

Examples

  • This "electrowinning" process is similar to a technology used to extract zinc and copper from concentrates, but it has never been used in primary lead production.

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  • Engitec, an Italian company, on the "electrowinning" process, which is similar to the technology used to extract zinc from concentrates, but has never been used in primary lead production.

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  • All involve closed fuel cycle, and three reprocessing routes were considered: advanced aqueous, oxide electrowinning and metal pyroprocessing (electrorefining).

    Fast neutron reactors (FBR)

  • For the electrowinning method ore or mine tailings are first leached with a weak acid solution to remove the desired metal.

    AP Environmental Science Chapter 10- Minerals

  • Processes for extracting metal include smelting, electrowinning and heap leaching.

    AP Environmental Science Chapter 10- Minerals

  • For example, there would be economies of scale involved in the preparation and construction of the system; a solvent extraction-electrowinning plant would produce a higher grade of copper more cheaply; the evaluation was based on the average rate of extraction achieved, yet the industrial plant would obviously use the type of rock most suitable for leaching and build the heaps and operate them according to the optimal conditions.

    Chapter 6

  • During the weekend of June 25, a fire partially damaged two electrowinning cells.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • SANTIAGO Feb 14 Reuters - Output from the world's largest copper mine, Chile's Escondida, fell slightly in 2010 on lower production of copper cathodes due to maintenance work at its electrowinning plants.

  • Electrolytic refinery production increases in China, India and Japan, and production growth in solvent extraction and electrowinning, or SX-EW, in Chile, Africa and the U.S., are expected to account for most of the growth.

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  • Preliminary Economic Assessment ( "PEA") scheduled for completion this year on a large-scale, solvent extraction/electrowinning ( "SX/EW"), copper heap leaching operation.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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