Obtaining Gold from Wastes Using Electrolysis with Carbon Electrode

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J. Ficeriová and P. Baláž

Institute of Geotechnics of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Košice, Slovakia


The electrolyser for obtaining metallic Au from Au waste used a porous carbon-felt cathode. Its high surface area, high mass transfer and uniform potential distribution in the cathode allow for efficient processing of solutions with very low Au concentrations (2 g l-1).


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