Amalgamation process

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A process of gold or silver recovery in which the ore, finely divided and suspended in water, is passed over a surface of liquid mercury to form an amalgam that is subjected to fire-refining processes for the recovery of the gold or silver. Syn: amalgam treatment
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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