electrowinning

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electrowinning

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈwɪnɪŋ)
n
a means of extracting metal from ore using electrolysis
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In the refinery's tank house, commercial anodes from the KUC smelter are electrorefined.
Even when the electrowon copper lead content is considered somewhat high (an infrequent event today) harmful impurities such as selenium and tellurium can be diluted by blending electrowon cathodes with electrorefined cathodes as these impurities are not present in the electrowon product.
31, March 31, 1995 1994 1994 Pounds produced from: Magma sources- Electrorefined 95.