of gold bearing ores process

A process for recovering gold from goldbearing ores includes the steps of forming a slurry of ground ore and treating the ore with an oxidizing and complexing agent such as hydrogen sulfide or a sulfide salt A chelating agent SO 2 air and an anion exchange resin are added to the slurry to subject the ore to a simultaneous sulfurous acid leaching and anion exchange resin adsorption step