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BASE BULLION [2 records]

Record 1 2014-12-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Refining of Metals
  • Lead (Metallurgy)
DEF

Crude lead containing recoverable silver, with or without gold.

CONT

Apart from gold and silver, lead bullion contains many other metallic impurities including antimony, arsenic, copper, tin and zinc.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Affinage des métaux
  • Plomb (Métallurgie)
CONT

L'obtention du métal [plomb] à partir des minerais comprend trois phases [...] le grillage [...] la réduction [...] l'oxyde de plomb est réduit et la gangue est fondue. À la base du four, on obtient du plomb liquide impur, appelé plomb d'œuvre, et de la scorie [...] Dans une troisième phase, dite «raffinage», le plomb d'œuvre, contenant de nombreuses impuretés, est purifié.

Spanish

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Record 2 1991-08-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Lead (Metallurgy)
DEF

Smelted lead containing impurities, as gold, silver, or zinc, that are later removed.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Plomb (Métallurgie)
OBS

(Voir ONU-TM, 1954, pos. 685-01)

Spanish

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