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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In addition, it was possible to significantly accelerate the process of bottling blister copper from the anode furnace.
The company suspended production of blister copper due to serious violations of environmental regulations and due to problems with non-performance of credit obligations on October 19, 2018.
The Chinese are exploiting the copper and gold mines with full speed and taking the blister copper to China.
According to reports, the ores of project can produce 15,800 tonnes of blister copper on an annual basis that contains 1.5 tonnes of gold and 2.8 tonnes of silver.
During the year 2003 to 2017, they said 68.5 million tons ore was mined from the site, sold 0.223 million tons Blister copper, while the company paid $ 80.448 million royalty to the provincial government.
Saindak Metals Limited signed a lease contract with MCC of China in 2001 for Saindak Copper-Gold Project (District Chaghi, Balochistan) for a period of 10 years effective from October 2,2002 for undertaking ore mining through processing and smelting to blister copper. The lease term was extended from expiry date in October 2012 to October 31, 2017 through an Addendum to the Lease Contract.
The official estimates project that the mine has the capacity to produce 15,800 tons of blister copper annually, including 1.5 tons of gold and 2.8 tons of silver.
Blister copper production was up 19.5% to 169,647 tons.
The Group also produces sulfuric acid, a by-product generated during the blister copper smelting process.
The proposed extension of Saindak deal with China for another five years would mean to end 19-year life span of the Saindak mine, as MCC has been involved in higher production of blister copper at the project site.