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sulphide

(ˈsʌlfaɪd)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a compound of sulphur with a more electropositive element
2. (Elements & Compounds) another name for thio-ether
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Noun1.sulphide - a compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositivesulphide - a compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositive
atomic number 16, sulfur, sulphur, S - an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
pyrites - any of various metallic-looking sulfides (of which pyrite is the commonest)
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
hydrogen sulfide - a sulfide having the unpleasant smell of rotten eggs
iron disulfide - a compound containing two atoms of sulfur combined with iron
cadmium sulfide - a yellow sulfide used chiefly as a pigment
zinc sulfide, zinc sulphide - a yellow to white crystalline fluorescent compound that occurs naturally as sphalerite or wurtzite and is used as a luminous pigment
Translations

sulphide

[ˈsʌlfaɪd] Nsulfuro m

sulphide

[ˈsʌlfaɪd] (British) sulfide (US) nsulfure m

sulphide

, (US) sulfide
nSulfid nt

sulphide

[ˈsʌlfaɪd] nsolfuro
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2]S), and sulphides in wastewater are not toxic for mixed bacterial communities of activated sludge.
Further resources to extend the mine life beyond this initial phase may exist in the underlying sulphides, and the underground exploration program to convert resources into reserves will be completed concurrently with mining of the near surface supergene and transition resources.
No sulphides of interest were intersected that explained the conductor location.
The upper lens, at 200 metres depth, also has a demonstrable component of magnetite associated with the massive sulphides and contains lower grade copper values, lacking chalcopyrite replacement and upgrading.
Underlying narrow stringer sulphides zones averaged 0.
These centres are Au-Cu massive sulphides and stringer zones.
20 m thick zone of laminated and disseminated sulphides (approximately 15%) with visible scarce chalcopyrite (copper) and sphalerite (zinc).
The system has been well proven in the Canadian Shield, with a high success rate for detecting sulphides.
Additional metallurgical testing is required for optimization studies on the primary sulphides, in addition to the metallurgical program that has been completed for the Bisha feasibility study.
25 million approximately, through the acceleration of the metallurgical and engineering studies for the deeper high grade sulphides, and by the need to place deposits to secure long lead time items required for the eventual operations.
Massive sulphides have been intersected in five of these holes; the largest cumulative intersection of massive sulphides is 50 metres in length.
Borehole WAN-05-06 which intersected three massive sulphides intercepts separated by non-mineralized diorite dykes, 35 metres above the intersection in borehole WAN-05-01 (2.