A hydrometallurgical system and process with a hydrometallurgical processing circuit integrated with an ion transport membrane assembly. The ion transport membrane assembly provide oxygen to the hydrometallurgical processing circuit.
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT
 This invention was made with government support under Cooperative Agreement No. DE-FC26-98FT40343 between Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. and the U.S. Department of Energy. The United States Government has certain rights in this invention.