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6 edition of metallurgy of silver, gold, and mercury in the United States. found in the catalog.

metallurgy of silver, gold, and mercury in the United States.

by Thomas Egleston

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Published by J. Wiley & sons; [etc., etc.] in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Metallurgy,
    • Mineral industries -- United States,
    • Silver -- Metallurgy,
    • Gold -- Metallurgy,
    • Mercury -- Metallurgy

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Thomas Egleston.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN665 .E31
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6970195M
      LC Control Number06018912
      OCLC/WorldCa528631

      First published in the United States in by SAMUEL WEISER, INC. Broadway, New York, N.Y. he can only produce gold and silver by transmuting other metals into these, and the “know-how” is known as alchemy. As for the Elixir of Life, conferring immortality is the prerogative of God alone, but to quote from an old book. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http.

      The metals used in pre-Biblical and Biblical times were almost entirely copper, gold, iron, lead, tin and silver (q.v.), although mercury and zinc also were used. Some of the properties of these metals are: Of these metals copper and gold commonly occur in the native state with gold almost certainly the first metal known to and used by man. Mercury processing, preparation of the ore for use in various products. Mercury (Hg) has a unique combination of physical properties. Its low melting point (− °C [−38 °F]) and boiling point ( °C [ °F]), high specific gravity ( grams per cubic centimetre), uniform volume expansion.

      This is smelted in a small furnace to oxidize virtually all metals present except silver, gold, and platinum-group metals. The metal recovered, called doré, generally contains to 5 percent gold, to 1 percent platinum metals, and the balance silver. This metal is cast to form anodes and electrolyzed in a solution of silver-copper nitrate. 1. some of these metals occur in the native state, for example, gold, silver, copper, iron (meteoric), and mercury; 2. the oxides of copper, iron, tin, and lead are readily reduced below 1 C.


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The metallurgy of silver, gold, and mercury in the United States. - Pages Here is a extremely rare copy of "The Metallurgy of Silver Gold and Mercury in the United States" Published in this book was the gold for Gold and Silver Metallurgy.

This copy is and ex Colorado School of Mines collection. The books is in good shape. Agricola next describes that gold, silver, copper and mercury can be found as native metals, the others very rarely. Gold and silver ores are described in detail. Agricola then states that it is rarely worthwhile digging for other metals unless the ores are : Georgius Agricola.

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This fine gold may be recovered by amalgamation which involves the dissolution of gold or silver in mercury. The resulting alloy, amalgam, is relatively soft and will adhere readily to other pieces of amalgam or to mercury.5 Historically, amalgamation was widely used in the United States for recovery of gold and silver from their ores.Get this from a library!

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