electrowinning

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electrowinning

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈwɪnɪŋ)
n
a means of extracting metal from ore using electrolysis
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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.