Prof. Ake Sandstrom
Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
1986 Ph. D., Umeå University, Physical Chemistry
Sandström and E. Mattsson, Bacterial ferrous iron oxidation of acid mine
drainage as pre-treatment for subsequent metal recovery, International Journal
of Mineral Processing, Vol. 62, 2001, 309-320.
Lindblom, C. Samuelsson, Å. Sandström and G. Ye, Fine particle characterisation
– An important tool for new recycling strategies, Journal of Metals, December
Edelbro, Å. Sandström and J. Paul, Full potential calculations on the electron
band structures of sphalerite, pyrite and chalcopyrite, Applied Surface
Science, Vol. 206, 2003, 300-313.
Seferinoglu, M. Paul, Å. Sandström, A. Köker, S. Toprak and J. Paul, Acid
leaching of coal and coal ashes, Fuel, Vol. 82, 2003, 1721-1734.
Lindström, Å. Sandström and J.-E. Sundkvist, A sequential two-step process
using moderately and extremely thermophilic cultures for biooxidation of
refractory gold concentrates, Hydrometallurgy, Vol. 71, 2003, 21-30.
Å. Sandström and J. Paul, Prospects for cleaning ash in the acidic effluent
from bioleaching of sulfidic concentrates, Journal of Hazardous Materials, Vol.
106B, 2004, 39-54.
A. Shchukarev and J. Paul, Characterisation by XPS of residues obtained from
chemical- and bioleaching of chalcopyrite at high and low redox potential,
Minerals Engineering, Vol. 18, 2005, 505-515.
M. Seferinoglu, G.A. Aycik, Å. Sandström, M. Smith and J. Paul, Acid Leaching
of Ash and Coal: Time dependence and trace element occurrences, International
Journal of Mineral Processing, Vol. 79, 2006, 27-41.
Sundkvist, Chandra Sekhar Gahan, Åke Sandström, Modelling of ferrous-iron
oxidation by a Leptospirillum ferrooxidans – dominated chemostat culture,
Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Vol. 99, No. 2, February 1, 2008, 378-389.
Cunha, C.S. Gahan, N. Menad and Å. Sandström, Possibilities to use oxidic
by-products for precipitation of Fe/As from leaching solutions for subsequent
base metal recovery, Minerals Engineering, Vol. 21, 2008, 38-47.
Cunha, C.S. Gahan, N. Menad and Å. Sandström, Leaching Behaviour of Industrial
Oxidic By-products: Possibilities to Use as Neutralisation Agent in
Bioleaching, Materials Science Forum Vols. 587-588 (2008) pp 748-752 online at
Sekhar Gahan, Maria Lucelinda Cunha and Åke Sandström, Study on the
possibilities to use ashes, EAF dust and lime sludge as neutralizing agent in
bioleaching, The Open Mineral Processing Journal, 2008, 1, 26-36.
Kovács, E. Kuzmann, Z. Homonnay, A. Vértes, L. Gunneriusson, Å. Sandström,
Mössbauer study of synthetic jarosites, Hyperfine Interact (2008) 186:69–73.
Sekhar Gahan, Maria Lucelinda Cunha and Åke Sandström, Comparative study on
different steel slags as neutralizing agent in bioleaching, Hydrometallurgy 95
Gunneriusson, Allan Holmgren, Åke Sandström, Ernő Kuzmann, Krisztina Kovacs,
Attila Vértes, Jarosite inclusion of fluoride and its potential significance to
bioleaching of sulphide minerals, Hydrometallurgy 96 (2009) 108–116.
Sekhar Gahan, Jan-Eric Sundkvist and Åke Sandström, A study on the toxic
effects of chloride on the biooxidation efficiency of pyrite, Journal of
Hazardous Materials 172 (2009) 1273-1281.
Sekhar Gahan, Jan-Eric Sundkvist and Åke Sandström, Use of mesalime and
electric arc furnace (EAF) dust as neutralising agents in biooxidation and
their effects on gold recovery in subsequent cyanidation, Minerals Engineering
23 (2010) 731-738.
Sekhar Gahan, Jan-Eric Sundkvist, Mark Dopson and Åke Sandström, Effect of
chloride on ferrous iron oxidation by a Leptospirillum ferriphilum-dominated
chemostat culture, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 106 (2010), 422-431.
A. Awe, Caisa Samuelsson and Åke Sandström, Dissolution kinetics of
tetrahedrite mineral in alkaline sulphide media, Hydrometallurgy 103, (2010),
A. Awe and Åke Sandström, Selective leaching of arsenic and antimony from a
tetrahedrite rich complex sulphide concentrate using alkaline sulphide
solution, Minerals Engineering, 23, (2010), 1227-1236.
Sekhar Gahan, Jan-Eric Sundkvist, Fredrik Engström and Åke Sandström,
Utilisation of steel slags as neutralising agents in biooxidation of a
refractory gold concentrate and their influence on the subsequent cyanidation,
Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 55, (2011), 541-547.
Javad Koleini, Valeh Aghazadeh and Åke Sandström, Acidic sulphate leaching of
chalcopyrite in presence of pyrite, Minerals Engineering, 24, (2011), 381-386.
A. Awe, Mohammad Khoshkhoo, Paul Kruger and Åke Sandström, Modelling and
process optimisation of antimony removal from a complex copper concentrate,
Trans. Nonferrous Met. Soc. China, 22 (2012), 675-685.
M. Lidström Larsson, C. Samuelsson, Å. Sandström, R. Robinson and B. Björkman,
Leaching behaviour of aged steel slags, Submitted to Resources, Conservation
Engström, D. Adolfsson, C. Samuelsson, Å. Sandström and B. Björkman, A study of
the solubility of pure slag minerals, Submitted to Minerals Engineering.