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How To "Fire Assaying" Gold-Silver-Platinum Book by Shepard & Dietrich

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The objectives of this book are to present the art of assaying as a self-study text for the practical individual, as a text for the technical institute student, as a general reference, and as a college text for the student of metallurgy. It meets all these objectives. 288 Pages Soft cover Book

1. The Scope of Fire Assaying
3. Weighing
4. Cupellation
5. Parting
6. Theoretical Discussion of Assay Fusions and Related Smelting Processes
7. The Crucible Assay
8. The Scorification Assay
9. The Assay of Bullion for Gold and Silver
10. The Assay of Materials Requiring Preliminary Acid Treatment
11. Assay of Solutions for Gold and Silver
12. The Fire Assay for the Platinum Metals
13. Fire Assay Methods for Base Metals
14. The Accuracy of the Fire Assay for Gold and Silver
15. The Preparation of Gold and Silver Bullion from Amalgam and Cyanide Precipitate
16. Assay Equipment and Supplies
17. Appendices include: Minimum Equipment for a Small Assay Office; List of Assay Supplies and Reagents; Assay Supply Houses.


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