In recent years, the microscope has come to be recognized as a valuable aid to engineers whose business is the discovery, development, concentration or reduction of metallic ores. In many of the large treatment plants microscopical research has already an important status; and in the hands of efficient operators the microscope has indicated methods of solving ore problems resulting in the saving of thousands of dollars that otherwise might have been lost in tailings, or expended in freight rates or smelter charges.
Keywords: British Columbia, gangue, microscope, mineralogy, Ore Minerals, Concentration, mineral, minerals, Ore, Ores, Rock, Rocks, Treatment
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