Research on chemical composition of secondary copper anodes obtained from aqueous residues of refining process

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Nurten Deva,, University Isa Boletini Mitrovice, Mitrovice, the Republic of Kosovo, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Muharrem Zabeli,, University Isa Boletini Mitrovice, Mitrovice, the Republic of Kosovo, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Naukovyi Visnyk Natsionalnoho Hirnychoho Universytetu. 2022, (2): 086 - 090


The experimental research on the chemical quantitative composition of the secondary copper anodes. Copper anodes, which are the object of the study, are obtained from a secondary multicomponent product, composed of certain concentration of soluble and insoluble metals, and other various components.

To examine the chemical composition of secondary copper anodes, special apparatus, devices, and modern methods are used as well as necessary materials to implement the electrolytic refining process.

The main results of the presented research are obtained in the field of processing secondary product from which precious metals are recovered. This paper presents the research results on the reuse of the residues of waters of refining processes in order to produce secondary copper anodes with the purpose of precious metal recovery. The quantitative and qualitative composition of the anodes varies, based on the composition of the primary raw materials.

Experimental studies were conducted in specialized laboratories. The results obtained are novel and original.

Practical value.
The research results will be useful in expanding the understanding of the use of pollutants to obtain clean products used in the industry. The proposed approach contributes not only to improving the environmental situation, but is also aimed at sustainable economic development of relevant industries.

secondary copper anodes, waste waters, precious metals, platinum group metals


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