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ERIC Number: EJ442029
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0002-7685
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. Safety considerations when working with bacteria are included. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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