Leaching of Copper Ore by Thiobacillus Ferrooxidans.
Leaching of Copper Ore by Thiobacillus Ferrooxidans. Lennox, John; Biaha, Thomas. American Biology Teacher, v53 n6 p361-68 Sep 1991. A quantitative laboratory exercise based upon the procedures copper manufacturers employ to increase copper production is described. The role of chemoautotrophic microorganisms in biogeologic process is emphasized.