blister copper


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blister copper

n.
An almost pure copper produced in an intermediate stage of copper refining.

[From its blistered appearance.]

blister copper

n
(Metallurgy) an impure form of copper having a blister-like surface due to the release of gas during cooling

blis′ter cop`per


n.
a matte of impure copper with a blistered surface caused by the escape of gas during solidification.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.blister copper - an impure form of copper having a black blistered surface
atomic number 29, copper, Cu - a ductile malleable reddish-brown corrosion-resistant diamagnetic metallic element; occurs in various minerals but is the only metal that occurs abundantly in large masses; used as an electrical and thermal conductor
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Saindak Metals Limited signed a lease contract with MCC of China in 2001 for Saindak Copper-Gold Project (District Chaghi, Balochistan) for a period of 10 years effective from October 2,2002 for undertaking ore mining through processing and smelting to blister copper.
Apparently, he was annoyed that Saindak Project earned a huge amount of money by marketing blister copper produced from the plant.
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The Group also produces sulfuric acid, a by-product generated during the blister copper smelting process.
The proposed extension of Saindak deal with China for another five years would mean to end 19-year life span of the Saindak mine, as MCC has been involved in higher production of blister copper at the project site.
City Energy & Infrastructure said it would construct the east African country's first ever copper smelter with a capacity of 300,000 tonnes of blister copper per year.
The secondary industry was also characterised by weakened performance in the manufacturing sector as a result of the reduced production of beer, soft drinks and blister copper.
Saindak's concentrate/ blister copper would also be used in the refinery proposed to be set up as part of Reko Diq project.
The matte is then oxidized in the third stove or the converting furnace to turn out blister copper (Cu: 98.
It's believed a malfunction in the number two anode furnace resulted in a spill of blister copper.