Obtaining Gold from Wastes Using Electrolysis with Carbon Electrode
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).