Professor Michael Nicol
BSc(Hons), PhD

Adjunct Professor

Publications

Chapters

  • Zhang, X., Senanayake, G., Nicol, M., (2008),Beneficial Effect of Silver in Thiosulfate Leaching of Gold,In: Hydrometallurgy 2008: Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium, Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, pages 801 to 810.
  • Zhang, S., Nicol, M., (2005),The simultaneous oxidation of sulfide minerals and the dissolution of gold,In: Arsenic Metallurgy: Fundamentals And Applications, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, pages 265 to 281.

Journals

  • McGinnity, J., Nicol, M., Zainol, Z., Ang, K., (2017), Development of a rapid measurement of current efficiency in the electrowinning of zinc, Hydrometallurgy, 169, 2017, .
  • Nicol, M., Basson, P., (2017), The anodic behaviour of covellite in chloride solutions, Hydrometallurgy, 172, Sept 2017, .
  • Nicol, M., Miki, H., Zhang, S., (2017), The anodic behaviour of chalcopyrite in chloride solutions: Voltammetry, Hydrometallurgy, 171, , .
  • Nicol, M., (2017), The anodic behaviour of chalcopyrite in chloride solutions: Overall features and comparison with sulfate solutions, Hydrometallurgy, 169, 1, .
  • Nicol, M., Zhang, S., (2017), The anodic behaviour of chalcopyrite in chloride solutions:Potentiostatic measurements, Hydrometallurgy, 167, , .
  • Nicol, M., (2017), The use of impedance measurements in the electrochemistry of the dissolution of sulfide minerals, Hydrometallurgy, 169, , .
  • Nicol, M., Tjandrawan, V., Zhang, S., (2016), Cathodic reduction of iron(III) and copper(II) on various sulfide minerals in chloride solutions, Hydrometallurgy, 166, 1 December 2016, pages 113 - 122.
  • Nicol, M., (2016), Photocurrents at chalcopyrite and pyrite electrodes underleaching conditions, Hydrometallurgy, , , pages 104 - 107.
  • Akilan, C., Nicol, M., (2016), Kinetics of the oxidation of iron(II) by oxygen and hydrogen peroxide in concentrated chloride solutions - A re-evaluation and comparison with the oxidation of copper(I), Hydrometallurgy, 166, , pages 123 - 129.
  • Nicol, M., Zhang, S., (2016), Anodic oxidation of iron(II) and copper(I) on various sulfide minerals in chloride solutions, Hydrometallurgy, 166, 2016, pages 167 - 173.
  • Moyo, T., Petersen, J., Franzidis, J., Nicol, M., (2015), An electrochemical study of the dissolution of chalcopyrite in ammonia��ammonium sulphate solutions, Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly, 54, 3, pages 269 - 278.
  • Tadie, A., Corin, K., Wiese, J., Nicol, M., O'Connor, C., (2015), An investigation into electrochemical interactions between platinum group minerals and xanthate: Voltammetric study, Minerals Engineering, 70, , pages 148 - 155.
  • Majuste, D., Martins, E., Souza, A., Nicol, M., Ciminelli, V., (2015), Role of organic reagents and impurity in zinc electrowinning, Hydrometallurgy, 152, , pages 190 - 198.
  • Tadie, A., Corin, K., Wiese, J., Nicol, M., O'Connor, C., (2015), An investigation into the electrochemical interactions between platinum group minerals and sodium ethyl xanthate and sodium diethyl dithiophosphate collectors: Mixed potential study, Minerals Engineering, 83, , pages 44 - 52.
  • McGinnity, J., Nicol, M., (2014), Sulfuric acid mist: Generation, suppression, health aspects, and analysis, Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review, 35, 3, pages 149 - 192.
  • McGinnity, J., Nicol, M., (2014), The role of silver in enhancing the electrochemical activity of lead and lead-silver alloy anodes, Hydrometallurgy, 144, , pages 133 - 139.
  • Nicol, M., Tjandrawan, V., (2014), The effects of thiosulfate ions on the deposition of cobalt and nickel from sulfate solutions, Hydrometallurgy, 150, , pages 34 - 40.
  • Nicol, M., Miki, H., Zhang, S., Basson, P., (2013), The effects of sulfate ions and temperature on the leaching of pyrite. 1. Electrochemistry, Hydrometallurgy, 133, , pages 188 - 196.
  • Nicol, M., Basson, P., Dew, D., Gericke, M., (2013), The effects of sulfate ions and temperature on the leaching of pyrite. 3. Bioleaching, Hydrometallurgy, 133, , pages 176 - 181.
  • Nicol, M., Tjandrawan, V., (2013), Electrochemical oxidation of iron(II) ions on lead alloy anodes, Hydrometallurgy, 131-132, , pages 81 - 88.
  • Nicol, M., Miki, H., Basson, P., (2013), The effects of sulfate ions and temperature on the leaching of pyrite. 2. Dissolution rates, Hydrometallurgy, 133, , pages 182 - 187.
  • Miki, H., Nicol, M., Velásquez-Yévenes, L., (2011), The kinetics of dissolution of synthetic covellite, chalcocite and digenite in dilute chloride solutions at ambient temperatures, Hydrometallurgy, 105, 3-4, pages 321 - 327.
  • Miki, H., Nicol, M., (2011), The dissolution of chalcopyrite in chloride solutions. IV. the kinetics of the auto-oxidation of copper(I), Hydrometallurgy, 105, 3-4, pages 246 - 250.
  • Nikoloski, A., Nicol, M., (2010), The electrochemistry of the leaching reactions in the Caron process II. Cathodic processes, Hydrometallurgy, 105, 1-2, pages 54 - 59.
  • Zhang, S., Nicol, M., (2010), Kinetics of the dissolution of ilmenite in sulfuric acid solutions under reducing conditions, Hydrometallurgy, 103, 1-4, pages 196 - 204.
  • Nicol, M., Miki, H., Velásquez-Yévenes, L., (2010), The dissolution of chalcopyrite in chloride solutions: Part 3. Mechanisms, Hydrometallurgy, 103, 1-4, pages 86 - 95.
  • Velásquez-Yévenes, L., Nicol, M., Miki, H., (2010), The dissolution of chalcopyrite in chloride solutions: Part 1. The effect of solution potential, Hydrometallurgy, 103, 1-4, pages 108 - 113.
  • Senanayake, G., Senaputra, A., Nicol, M., (2010), Effect of thiosulfate, sulfide, copper(II), cobalt(II)/(III) and iron oxides on the ammoniacal carbonate leaching of nickel and ferronickel in the Caron process, Hydrometallurgy, 105, 1-2, pages 60 - 68.
  • Nikoloski, A., Nicol, M., (2010), Addition of Cobalt to Lead Anodes Used for Oxygen Evolution - A Literature Review, Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review, 31, 1, pages 30 - 57.
  • Velásquez-Yévenes, L., Miki, H., Nicol, M., (2010), The dissolution of chalcopyrite in chloride solutions: Part 2: Effect of various parameters on the rate, Hydrometallurgy, 103, 1-4, pages 80 - 85.
  • Miki, H., Nicol, M., (2009), The kinetics of the oxidation of iron(II) by chlorate in the leaching of uranium ores, Hydrometallurgy, 100, 2009, pages 47 - 49.
  • Zhang, S., Nicol, M., (2009), An electrochemical study of the reduction and dissolution of ilmenite insulfuric acid solutions, Hydrometallurgy, 97, 2009, pages 146 - 152.
  • Zainol, Z., Nicol, M., (2009), Comparative study of chelating ion exchange resins for the recovery of nickel andcobalt from laterite leach tailings, Hydrometallurgy, 96, 2009, pages 283 - 287.
  • Lee, M., Nicol, M., (2008), Ionic Equilibria in Mixed Solutions of Cuprous and Cupric Chloride, Journal of the Korean Institute of Metals and Materials, 46, 1, pages 20 - 25.
  • Nguyen, T., Guresin, N., Nicol, M., Atrens, A., (2008), Influence of cobalt ions on the anodic oxidation of a lead alloy under conditions typical of copper electrowinning, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 38, , pages 215 - 224.
  • Nikoloski, A., Nicol, M., (2008), Effect of cobalt ions on the performance of lead anodes used for the electrowinning of copper - a literature review, Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review, 29, , pages 143 - 172.
  • Lee, M., Nicol, M., Basson, P., (2008), Cathodic processes in the leaching and electrochemistry of covellite in mixed sulfate-chloride media, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 38, , pages 363 - 369.
  • Lee, M., Nicol, M., (2007), Removal of iron from cobalt sulfate solutions by ion exchange with Diphonix resin and enhancement of iron elution with titanium(III), Hydrometallurgy, 86, , pages 6 - 12.
  • Schulze-Messing, J., Alexander, D., Sole, K., Steyl, J., Nicol, M., Gaylard, P., (2007), An empirical rate equation for the partial removal of manganese from solution using a gas mixture of sulfur dioxide and oxygen, Hydrometallurgy, 86, , pages 37 - 43.
  • Lazaro, I., Nicol, M., (2006), A rotating ring-disk study of the initial stages of the anodic dissolution of chalcopyrite in acidic solutions, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 36, , pages 425 - 431.
  • Zhang, S., Nicol, M., (2005), An electrochemical study of the dissolution of gold in thiosulfate solutions. Part II. Effect of Copper, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 35, 3, pages 339 - 345.
  • Nicol, M., (2005), Developments in the teaching of hydrometallurgy in Australia, Hydrometallurgy, 79, , pages 23 - 30.
  • Perera, N., Senanayake, G., Nicol, M., (2005), Interaction of gold(I) with thiosulfate-sulfite mixed ligand systems, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 358, , pages 2183 - 2190.
  • Zhang, X., Senanayake, G., Nicol, M., (2004), A study of the gold colloid dissolution kinetics in oxygenated ammoniacal thiosulfate solutions, Hydrometallurgy, 74, , pages 243 - 257.
  • Zhang, S., Nicol, M., (2003), An Electrochemical Study of the Dissolution of Gold in Thiosulfate Solutions Part I: Alkaline solutions Part I: Alkaline solutions, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 33, 9, pages 767 - 775.
  • Nicol, M., Guresin, N., (2003), Anodic Behaviour of Arsenopyrite and the Cathodic Reduction of Ferrate(VI) and Oxygen in Alkaline Solutions, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 33, , pages 1017 - 1024.
  • Nicol, M., Buswell, M., (2003), Some Aspects of the electrochemistry of the flotation of pyrrhotite, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 32, , pages 1321 - 1329.
  • Nicol, M., Zainol, Z., (2003), The Development of a Resin-in-pulp Process for the Recovery of Nickel and Cobalt from Laterite Leach Slurries, International Journal of Mineral Processing, 72, , pages 407 - 415.
  • Nicol, M., O'Malley, G., (2002), Recovering Gold from Thiosulfate Leach Pulps via Ion Exchange, Journal of Metals (JOM), 54, , pages 44 - 46.
  • Nicol, M., Lazaro-Baez, M., (2002), The role of Eh measurements in the interpretation of the kinetics and mechanisms of the oxidation and leaching of sulfide minerals, Hydrometallurgy, 63, , pages 15 - 22.
  • Qing, L., Nicol, M., (2002), Thermodynamics and kinetics of the dissolution of gold under pressure oxidation conditions in the presence of chloride, Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly, 41, , pages 409 - 416.

Conference

  • Pugaev, D., Nicol, M., Senanayake, G., (2011),The mechanisms of the passivation of sulfide minerals in oxidative leaching processes,In: 6th Southern African Base Metals (BM) Conference (2011).
  • Blackett, A., Nicol, M., (2010),The Simulation of Current Distribution in Cells During the Electrowinning of Copper,In: Copper 2010.
  • Nikoloski, A., Nicol, M., Stuart, A., (2010),Managing the Passivation Layer on Lead Alloy Anodes in Copper Electrowinning,In: Copper 2010.
  • Tjandrawan, V., Nicol, M., (2010),The Oxidation of Manganese Ions on Lead Alloys During the Electrowinning of Copper,In: Copper 2010.
  • Basson, P., Muller, E., Nicol, M., (2010),Enhanced Leaching of Chalcopyrite at Low Potentials in Chloride Solutions 3. Ores,In: Copper 2010.
  • Basson, P., Miki, H., Nicol, M., Velasquez-Yevenes, L., (2010),Enhanced Leaching of Chalcopyrite at Low Potentials in Chloride Solutions 2. Mechanisms,In: Copper 2010.
  • Basson, P., Miki, H., Nicol, M., Velasquez-Yevenes, L., (2010),Enhanced Leaching of Chalcopyrite at Low Potentials in Chloride Solutions 1. Concentrates,In: Copper 2010.
  • Miki, H., Nicol, M., (2008),Synergism in the oxidation of covellite and pyrite by iron(III) and copper(II) ions in chloride solutions,In: Hydrometallurgy 2008 - 6th International Symposium - Honoring Robert Shoemaker (2008).
  • Senaputra, A., Senanayake, G., Nicol, M., Nikoloski, A., (2008),Leaching nickel and nickel sulfides in ammonia/ammonium carbonate solutions,In: Hydrometallurgy 2008 - 6th International Symposium - Honoring Robert Shoemaker (2008).
  • Roux, E., Nicol, M., (2008),The effects of tangential or perpendicular inlet flow on mass transfer in an annular electrochemical cell,In: Hydrometallurgy 2008 - 6th International Symposium - Honoring Robert Shoemaker (2008).
  • Miki, H., Nicol, M., (2008),The kinetics of the copper-catalysed oxidation of iron(II) in chloride solutions,In: Hydrometallurgy 2008 - 6th International Symposium - Honoring Robert Shoemaker (2008).
  • Nikoloski, A., Nicol, M., (2006),The Electrochemistry of the Leaching Reactions in the Caron Process. I. Anodic Processes,In: 7th International Symposium on Electrochemistry in Mineral and Metal Processing (2006).
  • Nicol, M., Miki, H., (2005),Applications of the Electrochemistry of Fine Mineral Sulfides,In: Jan. D. Miller Symposium (2005).
  • Nicol, M., Nikoloski, A., Fittock, J., (2004),A fundamental study of the leaching reactions involved in the caron process,In: International Laterite Nickel Symposium (2004).
  • Senanayake, G., Perera, N., Nicol, M., (2003),Thermodynamic Studies of the Gold(III)/(I)/(0) Redox System in Ammonia-Thiosulphate Solutions at 25C,In: 5th International Symposium on Hydrometallurgy in Honor of Professor Ian Ritchie (Hydro2003) (2003).
  • Nicol, M., Lazaro, I., (2003),The Mechanism of the Dissolution and Passivation of Chalcopyrite: An Electrochemical Study,In: 5th International Symposium on Hydrometallurgy in Honor of Professor Ian Ritchie (Hydro2003) (2003).
  • Nicol, M., Lazaro, I., (2003),The Role of Non-Oxidative Processes in the Leaching of Chalcopyrite,In: 5th Copper-Cobre International Conference (2003).
  • Nikoloski, A., Nicol, M., Fittock, J., (2003),The Passivation of Iron during the Leaching of Pre-reduced Laterite Ores in Ammoniacal Solutions,In: 6th International Symposium on Electrochemistry in Mineral and Metal Processing (2003).
  • Kittelty, D., Nicol, M., (2003),The Effects of Solution Impurities on the Properties of Nickel Cathodes,In: 5th International Symposium on Hydrometallurgy in Honor of Professor Ian Ritchie (Hydro2003) (2003).
  • Nicol, M., Liu, J., (2003),The Effect of Chloride Ions on the Oxidation of Pyrite Under Pressure Oxidation Conditions,In: 5th International Symposium on Hydrometallurgy in Honor of Professor Ian Ritchie (Hydro2003) (2003).