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Pure Appl. Chem., 2004, Vol. 76, No. 4, pp. 847-859

Microbially-assisted dissolution of minerals and its use in the mining industry

D. E. Rawlings

Department of Microbiology, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Stellenbosch 7602, South Africa

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