leachability


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leach

 (lēch)
v. leached, leach·ing, leach·es
v.tr.
1. To remove soluble or other constituents from by the action of a percolating liquid: heavy rains that leached the soil of minerals.
2. To remove from a substance by the action of a percolating liquid: acids in groundwater that leach calcium out of the bedrock.
3. To empty; drain: "a world leached of pleasure, voided of meaning" (Marilynne Robinson).
v.intr.
To be dissolved or passed out by a percolating liquid.
n.
1. The act or process of leaching.
2. A porous, perforated, or sievelike vessel that holds material to be leached.
3. The substance through which a liquid is leached.

[From Middle English leche, leachate, from Old English *lece, muddy stream; akin to leccan, to moisten.]

leach′a·bil′i·ty n.
leach′a·ble adj.
leach′er n.

leachability

(ˌliːtʃəˈbɪlɪtɪ)
n
the state of being leachable
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Metallurgical tests indicate the leachability of this resource (+80% in the Main and Marble Contact Zones and -90% in the Manganese Mine Zone).
5) Leachability is the percentage of the sample comprising leachable copper, which is the sum of the acid soluble copper and cyanide soluble copper (cyanide is used as an indicator of the potential for dissolution of secondary sulphides by bacterial leaching).
A recent study showed that a combination of boric acid with linseed oil has good potential for increasing boron retention, reducing leachability, and improving efficacy of the product against termites (Lyon et al.
The results confirm the leachability estimates from the drill assay results and provide initial insights into operating metallurgical recoveries and acid consumption rates.
Effects of glycol on leachability and efficacy of boron wood preservatives.
Metallurgical tests of material from the oxide zone indicate the leachability of the resource (+80% in the Main and Marble Contact Zones and +90% in the Manganese Mine Zone).
While the leaching procedure followed the AWPA standard, it would also be desirable to test the leachability of CCMo- and CCW-treated samples in different media, such as seawater or artificial seawater.
Cyanide-leachable tests of material from the oxide zone indicate the leachability of some of the resource (+80% in the Main and Marble Contact Zones and +90% in the Manganese Mine Zone).
Leachability of borate-modified oriented strandboard: A comparison of zinc and calcium borate.
This work has included: a 32,189 meter, 114 hole drill program to delineate the resource; a metallurgical test program that to date has completed leachability test work on all of the drill assays, bottle roll testing to confirm leachability and drilling eight representative large diameter core holes for bulk column test work; and a preliminary leaching facility layout study has been completed with the assistance of Vector Engineering.
A relative assessment of leachability can be determined from laboratory leaching experiments (Zhang and Kamdem 1999).
Assay and leachability results for the final 32 holes and hole locations are shown on the attached table and map.