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SILVER AND GOLD:
AN ACCOUNT OF
THE MINING AND METALLURGICAL INDUSTRY
OF THE UNITED STATES,
WITH REFERENCE CHIEFLY TO THE PRECIOUS METALS.
ROSSITER W. RAYMOND, Ph. D.,
COMMISSIONER OF MINING STATISTICS ; PRESIDENT OF TIIE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING ENGINEERS;
NEW YORK :
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1873,
BY J. B. FORD AND COMPANY, in the Ollice of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.
UNIVERSITY PRESS: Welch, BIGELOW, & Co.
Part I.-Condition of the mining industry:
Part II. Metallurgical processes :
Chapter X. The smelting of argentiferous lead ores in Nevada, Utah, and
XI. Economical results in the treatment of gold and silver ores by
XII. The amalgamation of gold ores
XIII. The amalgamation of silver ores in pans with the aid of chem-
XIV. The treatment of ores of native silver in Chibuahua...
XV. The reduction of silver ores in Cbili......
XVI. The metallurgical value of the lignites of the West.
XVII. The metallurgy of native sulphur....
XIX. American schools of mining and metallurgy.
XXII. Wire rope transportation.
XXIII. Electricity and rocks..