Date of Award


Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering



First Advisor

Dr. J. George Grunenfelder

Second Advisor

Dr. Fred Hames

Third Advisor

Professor Ralph Smith


In the following sections of this report, I will discuss as fully as possible both the theo­retical and practical aspects of the roasting, leaching, and electrowinning steps, as well as the economic considerations of the process. The results of my laboratory work will, of course, be integrated to the process.