THE BIOEXTRACTION OF GALLIUM/GERMANIUM ORE

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 4479
Amount: $250,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solitcitation Year: N/A
Solitcitation Topic Code: N/A
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Technical Research Associates
410 Chipeta Wy - Ste 222, Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
Duns: N/A
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Gail Bowers-irons
 (801) 582-8080
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
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Abstract
WITH THE ADVENT OF HIGH-GRADE SOSURCE DEPLETION, ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION COSTS AND FOREIGN COMPETITION, BIOHYDROMETALLURGY IS BECOMING BOTH APPLICATION AND COST EFFECTIVE. THE MARKET STRENGTH OF GALLIUM AND GERMANIUM IS INCREASING WHILE DOMESTIC ORES DECREASE. TRA BELIEVE THAT THROUGH BIOLEACHING PROCESSES, US STOCKPILES CAN BE INCREASED AT MINIMUM COST AND MAXIMUM EFFICIENCY.

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