Table 1: Chemical and mineralogical composition of the ore sample used in column bioleaching.

CompositionWeight%Mineralogical composition

SiO278.46Quartz
Potash feldspar
Fluorite
Calcite
Al2O37.14
Fe2O31.34
K2O2.71
Na2O0.25
FeO0.7
MgO0.5
P2O50.021
TiO20.03
CaO4.2
U0.208
BaO0.01
S0.16
F1.8
CO21.2
S−1−20.1