cement copper

cement copper

[si′ment ‚käp·ər]
(metallurgy)
A precipitate of copper from copper sulfate solution by the addition of iron.
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Initially, it is planned to produce cement copper by an acid leach process from 240,000 tons of stockpiled ore with an average copper grade of 2.
The company is installing, pending final permits, its cement copper circuit.
Minera Montoro has received a proposal from Mountain States R&D International for the engineering and design of a cement copper plant to be used at the project.
The cement copper can be transported to the port at Lazaro Cardenes either by truck or rail.
Cement copper will be precipitated from this leach solution and chemical analysis of this product will be used both for compliance with environmental permitting and marketing negotiations.