"The plant in question was designed by the writer, to treat the immense tailings dumps of the Sacramento Gold Mining company at Mercur, Utah, consisting of one-half million tons of old cyanide tailings. The ore is porous and friable, causing much slime, which is impermeable to cyanide solution, by the old leaching system. Slime has always been troublesome, and the above plant was designed to overcome this difficulty"--page .
Mining and Nuclear Engineering
M.S. in Mining Engineering
Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy
i, 7 pages
© 1910 Lamar Horacio Hunt, All rights reserved.
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Ore-dressing plants -- Design and construction
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Hunt, Lamar Horacio, "Design of 300 ton cyanide tailings plant and operation of same" (1910). Masters Theses. 4648.