Amalgamation of Auriferous Concentrates

THERE is at the present time a revived interest in amalgamation, due to the number of mines starting up, usually on high-grade ore, and utilizing this relatively cheap and convenient means of recovering gold, more especially in their initial stages of production. The marked increased use of the amalgamation process has revealed a dearth of amalgamators and there is no doubt the art of amalgamation has stood still for a generation or two and is not readily applicable to the modern practice of milling gold ores.
Keywords: arsenious oxide, arsenopyrite, Hamlhook of Gold Milling, Mercury, sodium hydroxide, Chemicals, Concentrate, Concentrates, Gold, Mercury, particles, sulphide, Sulphides
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