Vat leach trials on Platina ore

PLATINA Resources will advance a trial at its namesake scandium project in central New South Wales of vat leaching for scandium extraction after initial tests showed the method could be cheaper than high pressure acid leaching.

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Platina drilling

While vat leaching is traditionally used on oxide gold and copper ores and occasionally nickel laterite ores, when used on Platina ore it produced encouraging results.