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Fire Assaying - Shepard & Dietrich


Model: 17202A
Shipping Weight: 0.25lbs

Fire Assaying- Shepard & Dietrich

by Orson Cutler Shepard & Waldemar F. Dietrich, 1940.

ISBN 9780979976506

ISBN 0979976502

Reprinted 2008

288 pages - Soft Cover


ISBN 0931913217


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.

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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