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Sabin Americana -- eTable of Contents

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Sabin Americana
K\u00fcstel, Guido. Nevada and California processes of silver and gold extraction ... : with full explanations and directions for
all metallurgical operations ... San Francisco, 1863. 334pp.
Page Description
Page Image Number
Front Matter
1
Title Page
1
PREFACE.
3
Table of Contents
5
ERRATA.
8
Main Body
9
CHAPTER I.
9
Remarks on the Blowpipe
9
Blowpipe Tools
10
Blowpipe Reagents
10
Blowpipe Instruments
12
Blowpipe Materials
14
Blowpipe Use
15
Blowpipe Examination on Charcoal.
16
Blowpipe Examination on Charcoal with Soda and Borax
18
Blowpipe Examination in a closed Glass Tube
20
Blowpipe Examination in an open Glass Tube
22
Systematic Procedure for the Determination of Gold and Silver
Minerals
23
Analysis of retorted Amalgam or Bullion
26
Blowpipe Assay
28
Specific Gravity
33
Hardness
35
CHAPTER II.
36
DESCRIPTION OF GOLD ORES.
36
Gold
36
Gold in Combination with Silver
36
Gold in Combination with Tellurium
37
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Gold in Combination with Tellurium and Lead
37
Gold in Combination with Mercury and Silver
37
DESCRIPTION OF SILVER ORES.
38
Native Silver
38
Silver Glance (Sulphuret of Silver)
38
Stromeyerite (Silver-copper Glance)
39
Sternbergite
39
Sternbergite of Gold Hill
39
Brittle Silver Ore
40
Polybasite
40
Miargyrite
41
Dark Red Silver Ore (Ruby Silver)
41
Light Red Silver Ore (Ruby Silver)
42
Xanthocone
42
Silver Fablerz (Argentiferous Gray Copper Ore
42
Horn Silver (Chloride of Silver)
43
Embolite (Chlorobromide of Silver)
44
Bromyrite
44
Iodyrite
44
Iodid of Mercury and Silver
45
Antimonial Silver
45
Naumannite (Selenid of Silver)
46
Eucairite
46
Hessite (Tellurid of Silver)
46
Bismuth Silver
47
Silver Amalgam
47
Arquerite
47
CHAPTER III.
48
Fire Assay
48
Tools
48
Materials
49
Gold and Silver Assay
50
Lead Assay
57
CHAPTER IV.
59
Extraction of Gold
59
Remarks
59
Amalgamation in the Battery
59
Amalgamation on Copper Plates
61
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Amalgamation in Arrastras
61
Amalgamation in Pans
63
Extraction of Gold by Chlorination
64
CHAPTER V.
67
Extraction of Silver
67
Division of Processes
67
Wet Process
67
Chemicals
69
Sulphate of Copper
69
Sulphate of Iron
71
Bisulphate of Soda
71
Alum
71
Sulphuric Acid
71
Salt, Common
72
Chloride of Copper
72
Subchloride of Copper
73
Protochloride of Iron
73
Chloride of Iron
74
Chemicals, quantity per Ton of Ore.
74
Amalgamation in Pans
76
Amalgamation in Wheeler\u2019s Pans
81
Roasting Process
90
Behavior of Chlorine
94
Behavior of Hydrochloric Acid
96
Behavior of Salt
96
Roasting, remarks
98
Roasting for the Barrel and Veatch\u2019s Amalgamation
101
Roasting for Pan Amalgamation
106
Roasting of Silver Ores rich in Antimony
110
Roasting in a Mechanical Furnace
114
Loss of Silver in Roasting
115
Amalgamation in Barrels
117
Amalgamation in Veatch\u2019s Steam tubs
122
Amalgamation in Pans
124
Cold Process
128
Patio or American Heap Amalgamation
128
Retorting
132
Melting
134

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