AbstractsLaw & Legal Studies

The cyanide process for gold

by John C. Reid

Institution: Missouri University of Science and Technology
Year: 1893
Record ID: 1513788
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/17825


"Since the discovery of Cyanogen in the latter part of the 18th century records of many experiments are in existence, showing, that at various periods, exhaustive researches have been made, in which the point at issue was to investigate that property which now constitutes the foundation of what is known to Metallurgical Science of today as The Cyanide Process, vis. The solvent power of alkali cyanides on gold & silver" – p. [2].