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    why is bacterial leaching oonly as a secondary extraction process for copper but as a primary exraction process for gold??
    its for my open book chemistry essay and im stuck!thanks!
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    why is bacterial leaching oonly as a secondary extraction process for copper but as a primary exraction process for gold??
    its for my open book chemistry essay and im stuck!thanks!
    maybe something due to reactivity of different metals. Or may be due to fact that one metal is more oxidisnig than another so may kill off the bacteria
 
 
 
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