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Vol. 14 No. 3, Issue of May 15, 2011
 

Table 3. Bioleaching results of Emet-Kütahya colemanite.



Parameters

pH

ºC

B2O3 (%)

pulp
density
(%w/v)

bioleaching
time
(days)

1

3

5.45

29.1

22.74

 

6

5.38

28.1

38.19

 

9

5.21

29.5

43.15

 

12

3.71

29.3

52.12

 

15

3.30

28.5

64.40

 

18

3.25

29.7

76.41

 

21

3.15

29.7

84.08

3

3

6.70

29.8

27.71

 

6

5.69

28.4

41.50

 

9

3.95

29.2

53.62

 

12

5.05

29.7

62.05

 

15

4.43

29.3

69.49

 

18

4.18

29.6

79.96

 

21

4.18

29.0

88.68

5

3

7.30

29.4

31.41

 

6

5.60

28.6

52.22

 

9

4.72

29.3

57.27

 

12

4.65

29.2

71.55

 

15

4.64

29.7

74.08

 

18

4.60

29.3

87.75

 

21

4.50

29.1

90.18

10

3

7.60

29.1

27.53

 

6

5.97

28.0

31.40

 

9

5.56

29.4

40.47

 

12

5.37

29.1

55.70

 

15

5.54

29.3

55.24

 

18

5.69

29.2

54.15

 

21

5.79

29.0

54.70