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1940

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The Investigation Of Different Variables In The Assaying Of Silver Cyanide Solution, Warren M. Mahan May 1940

The Investigation Of Different Variables In The Assaying Of Silver Cyanide Solution, Warren M. Mahan

Bachelors Theses and Reports, 1928 - 1970

The assaying of gold and silver cyanide solutions is by no means new. The first method of analysis which is given in the literature is an evaporation method by S. B. Christy in 1896. However, the fire assaying of gold and silver dates further back than this. There is a method of fire assaying for gold and silver given in literature as early as 1556 in Georgius, Agricola’s De Re Metallica book.


The Geology And Mineralogy Of The Independence Mining District, Alan Kuhlman May 1940

The Geology And Mineralogy Of The Independence Mining District, Alan Kuhlman

Bachelors Theses and Reports, 1928 - 1970

From 1888 until 1893 the district was a booming mining camp. Seven stamp mills were running and ore was be­ing mined from the Independence, King Solomon, Poorman, Golden, Hidden Treasure and Crown claims. The town of Independence, which was on the Boulder River at the fork of Basin Creek, boasted a population of 400 people.


The Quantitve Measurement Of Amalgamation, Robert A. Mcguire Jan 1940

The Quantitve Measurement Of Amalgamation, Robert A. Mcguire

Bachelors Theses and Reports, 1928 - 1970

Mercury has been known since ancient times. In fact, one mine, the "Almaden" in Spain, has been worked continuously since Roman times. It has been used during all this time for the recovery of free gold from gold concentrates, and from black sand and galena in concentrates from placer work.