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The Extractive Metallurgy of Gold

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The Extractive Metallurgy of Gold

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The Metallurgy of Gold

by

J. C. Yannopoulus

 

Chapter 1 - Gold Ores

  • Geochemistry of Gold and Auriferous Deposits
  • Auriferous Deposits
  • Effects of Biological Systems of Metallic Gold
  • Gold in Sea Water
  • Exploration for Gold

Chapter 2 - Physical and Chemical Properties of Gold

  • Physical Properties of Gold
  • Chemical Properties of Gold
  • Gold Assaying

Chapter 3 - Treatment of Placer Deposits

  • Placer Environment and Formation
  • Dredging or Hydraulic Mining
  • Gold Recovery from Placer Deposits
  • Gravity Concentration of Alluvial Gold

Chapter 4 - Milling of Amenable Gold Ores

  • Comminution of the Ore
  • Partial Direct Recovery of Gold
  • Leaching of Pulverized Gold Ores
  • Gold Milling Flow Sheets
  • Recovery of Gold from Solution

Chapter 5 - Treatment of Refractory Gold Ores

  • Mineralogy of Refractory Gold Ores
  • Flotation of Some Refractory Ores
  • High Temperature Oxidation: Roasting
  • High-Pressure Oxidation
  • Biological Oxidation
  • Chemical Oxidation
  • Silica-Locked Gold

Chapter 6 - Leaching Low Grade Gold Ores

  • Ore Testing
  • Heap Leaching and Dump Leaching
  • Vat Leaching

Chapter 7 - Recovery of Secondary Gold

  • Base Metal Present in Gold Scrap
  • Special Cases of Gold Scrap

Chapter 8 - Cyanidation of Gold Ores

  • Theories on Gold Cyanidation
  • The Mechanism of Cyanidation
  • The Kinetics of Gold Cyanidation
  • Cyanide Regeneration
  • Destruction of Cyanide

Chapter 9 - Alternative Leaching Reagents for Gold

  • Thiourea Leaching of Gold
  • Thiosulfate Leaching of Gold
  • Leaching with Halogens and Halides

Chapter 10 - Recovery of Gold from Solutions

  • Zinc Cementation
  • Activated Carbon Adsorption
  • Electrowinning of Gold from Cyanide Solutions
  • Electrowinning of Gold from Pregnant Gold-Mill Solutions
  • Staged Heap Leaching and Direct Electrowinning
  • Industrial Uses of Activated Carbon
  • Ion-Exchange Resins
  • Solvent Extraction
  • Metal Chelating Agents

Chapter 11 - Metal and Refining of Gold

  • The Wohlwill Electorefining Process
  • Gold Refining by Dissolution/Precipitation

Chapter 12 - Gold Mill Talings

  • Disposal of Tailings
  • Water/Cyanide Recovery from Tailings Slurries
  • Destruction of Cyanide in Gold-Mill Effluents
  • Arsenic Removal from Gold-Mine Wastes
  • Recovery of Gold from Accumulated Old Tailings

Appendix A - Conversion Factors

Appendix B - Gold Production Statistics

Appendix C - Comparative Long-Term Total Production Costs in Selected Countries

Appendix D - Primary Gold Deposits and Mines in the US

Appendix E - Gold Mill Sampling and Metallurgical Balance

Appendix F - Data Commonly Collected during Environmental Baseline Studies for Environmental Assessment

Appendix G - Flowchart of Gold Recovery from Copper Refinery Slimes

Appendix H - Solubility of Minerals and Metals in Cyanide Solutions

 

 

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