adjective see pyrometallurgy

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  • pyrometallurgical — See pyrometallurgy. * * * …   Universalium

  • pyrometallurgical — adjective Of or pertaining to pyrometallurgy …   Wiktionary

  • pyrometallurgical — py·ro·metallurgical …   English syllables

  • pyrometallurgical — “+ adjective Etymology: pyrometallurgy + ical : of or relating to pyrometallurgy …   Useful english dictionary

  • pyrometallurgy — pyrometallurgical, adj. /puy reuh met l err jee/, n. the process or technique of refining ores with heat so as to accelerate chemical reactions or to melt the metallic or nonmetallic content. [1905 10; PYRO + METALLURGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pyrometallurgy — is a branch of extractive metallurgy. It consists of the thermal treatment of minerals and metallurgical ores and concentrates to bring about physical and chemical transformations in the materials to enable recovery of valuable metals.… …   Wikipedia

  • Zinc smelting — is the process of converting zinc concentrates (ores that contain zinc) into pure zinc. The most common zinc concentrate processed is zinc sulfide,Citation | title = Compilation of Air Pollutant Emission Factors | publisher = U.S. Environmental… …   Wikipedia

  • metallurgy — metallurgic, metallurgical, adj. metallurgically, adv. metallurgist /met l err jist/ or, esp. Brit., /meuh tal euhr jist/, n. /met l err jee/ or, esp. Brit., /meuh tal euhr jee/, n. 1. the technique or science of working or heating metals so as… …   Universalium

  • Extractive metallurgy — is the study of the processes used in the separation and concentration (benefaction) of raw materials. The field is an applied science, covering all aspects of the physical and chemical processes used to produce mineral containing and metallic… …   Wikipedia

  • Nickel — This article is about the chemical element. For other uses, see Nickel (disambiguation). cobalt ← nickel → copper ↑ Ni ↓ Pd …   Wikipedia

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