Historical information

M. Eissler A.I.M.E. was a member of the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Physical description

Red Hardcovered book of 678 pages with around 250 illustrations and numerous folding plates.

Contents include: gold mining in California, Gold as a metal; Hydraulic Process; treatment of Gold bearing Ores; Crushing and Amalgamation (Queensland, California); Mills; Buddle; concentrator; Roasting ores; Roasting Pyritic Ores; Hydro-Metallurgy; Chlorination; Electro-Metallurgy; Cyanide; Erection of a Cyanide Plant; Chemistry of the Cyanide Process; Spelting, CupulationCrushing ore; 160 stamp battery; Mill site and battery; causes of failure in gold mining, South African Gold Fields; Gold in Australia (pg 589)

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