What is sulphide ore?

    Date:  2016-07-14Author:  ZENITH

Sulfide ore is an ore that is not oxidized or slightly oxidized in a sulphide deposit.

sulfide ore

When exposed to air and moisture, a chemical reaction generates sulfuric acid that can leach into the surrounding environment and cause the release of the metals into streams and lakes at levels that are toxic to fish and other aquatic life.

The Pacific polymetallic sulfide ores, located in the Pacific Ocean in the Galapagos Islands, East Pacific seamounts area and Gorda ridge and Juan - Juan de FUCA ridge and other places.

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