# Talk:Bioleaching reaction

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This formula

4FeS_{2} + 15 O_{2} + 14 H_{2}0 → 4Fe(OH)_{3} + 8 H_{2}SO_{4}

is not appropriate since a base and acid can't exist side by side. Therefore the formula is rewritten. --Åke Sandström 12:17, 19 June 2007 (CEST)