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Contents
1 Introduction 2 Properties of Copper 2.1 Copper as an Element in the Periodic Table . . . . . . . . . . 2.2 Physical Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2.1 Mechanical Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2.2 Electrical Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.2.3 Thermal Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.3 Chemical Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.3.1 Copper in the Electromotive Force Series (e.m.f. series 2.3.2 Behavior of Copper in Water and Aqueous Solutions . 2.3.2.1 Behavior in Air and Water . . . . . . . . . . 2.3.2.2 Dissolution in Acids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.3.3 Reactions with Gases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.3.4 Complex Compounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.4 Biological Role of Copper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.4.1 Copper - the Essential Trace Element . . . . . . . . . 2.4.2 Copper Toxicity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.4.3 Antimicrobial Properties of Copper . . . . . . . . . . 3 History of Copper 4 Occurrence of Copper 4.1 Copper Minerals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.1.1 Primary (Hypogene) Minerals . . . . . . . . 4.1.2 Secondary Minerals . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.1.3 Secondary Sulfides . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.1.4 Mineral Structure of a Copper Deposit . . . 4.1.5 Copper Minerals in the World . . . . . . . . 4.1.6 Reserves and Resources of Copper Minerals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ) . . . . . . . . . 11 13 13 16 16 19 22 24 24 27 27 29 30 31 34 34 35 36 39 47 48 48 50 52 52 53 55 57 57 57

5 Primary Production of Copper 5.1 Mining . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.1.1 Exploration of a Copper Mine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Contents 5.1.2 Production of Copper Concentrates . . . . . . . . . . . 5.1.3 Environmental Aspects of Mining . . . . . . . . . . . ....

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