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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An inquiry was also authorised against management of Sandak Metal Limited, Metallurgical Contracting Company and MRLD for excavation of one percent gold under the cover of blister copper without paying levy and duties to government causing billion of rupees losses.
In this case, the Management of Sandik Metal Limited (SML) regarding Excavation of Gold by MRLD under the Cover of Blister Copper were alleged for Metallurgical Contracting Company China through it sublet company MRLD is involved in illegal excavation of 1% Gold under the cover of blister copper without paying levy and other dues to Government of Pakistan thus causing loss of billion of rupees to the national exchequer.
2 million tonnes of copper concentrate, with an output of 300,000 tonnes per annum of blister copper.
The Group also produces sulfuric acid, a by-product generated during the blister copper smelting process.
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.
The matte is then oxidized in the third stove or the converting furnace to turn out blister copper (Cu: 98.
KRASNOURALSK, Russia (RNWire) - OAO Svyatogor, a subsidiary of the Ural Mining and Metal Company (UGMK), one of Russia's leading integrated metals producers, reports that it produced more than 10,600 tons of blister copper in January-February '06.
It's believed a malfunction in the number two anode furnace resulted in a spill of blister copper.
One of these was that there was no refinery on site for the blister copper, which was extracted, and this had to be taken to China or Iran for refining.
The smelter produces blister copper (98% Cu) for shipment to the copper refinery and a slow-cooled Bessemer matte (75% Cu + Ni) which is separated at the matte separation plant into nickel sulfides (mainly heazlewoodite), metallics and copper sulfide (chalcocite).