Leaching of Nigeria Limonitic Laterite using Acidified Sodium Thiosulphate

International Journal of Research and Engineering

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Title Leaching of Nigeria Limonitic Laterite using Acidified Sodium Thiosulphate
 
Creator Abosede O., Olarotimi
Albert O., Adebayo
Olabode O., Ajayi
Bayode B., Adeyanju
 
Description This paper describes the experimental findings of the extraction of nickel and iron by atmospheric leaching (AL) of a limonitic nickel laterite ore from Akure, in Ondo State Nigeria. Using Sodium thiosulphate acidified with trichloroacetic acid the effects of concentration of the leaching reagent, leaching time, temperature and particle size of the laterite. The mineralogy of the limonitic laterite ore characterized by X- ray Diffraction (XRD) and X-ray Fluorescence (XRF). The XRF analysis of the laterite sample shows the presence of Ni, Fe, Si, etc. XRD shows hematite, goethite, taenite, quartz and smectite are present in the crystal lattice. Experimental results indicated that within the investigated conditions the leaching rate of nickel was influenced by the increase in temperature and concentration of the leaching reagents but inversely proportional to the particle size.
 
Publisher IJRE Publisher
 
Date 2018-08-07
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://digital.ijre.org/index.php/int_j_res_eng/article/view/350
10.21276/ijre.2018.5.7.5
 
Source International Journal of Research and Engineering; Vol 5 No 7 (2018): July 2018 Edition; 465-469
2348-7860
2348-7852
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://digital.ijre.org/index.php/int_j_res_eng/article/view/350/314
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2018 Olarotimi Abosede O., Adebayo Albert O., Ajayi Olabode O., Adeyanju Bayode B.
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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