Date of Award

5-1-1948

Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering

Department

Metallurgy

First Advisor

Mr. J. P. Spielman

Abstract

At present copper sulfide ores are recovered by pyrometallurgical processes. While the recovery of cop­per from sulfide ores by hydrometallurgical means has long been considered attractive, the impurities, low re­covery and mechanical difficulties have kept this process from becoming commercial.