The Roasting of Gold and Silver Ores

The Roasting of Gold and Silver Ores

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Mining historian Kerby Jackson introduces us to a classic mining publication on precious metal extraction. First published in 1880, it has been unavailable for over a century and sheds important light on how historic miners recovered gold and silver rom their mining operations.

Topics include details on the most important silver and free milling gold ores, methods of desulphurization of ores, methods of deoxidation, the chlorination of ores, methods and details on roasting gold and silver ores, notes on furnaces and more.

Also included are details on numerous methods of gold and silver recovery, including the Ottokar Hofman's Process, the Patera Process, Kiss Process, Augustin Process, Ziervogel Process and others.

Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As such, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.

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ISBN-13: 9781506172125
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/09/2015
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.38(d)

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