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Gold cyanidation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Gold cyanidation is a metallurgical technique for extracting gold from low-grade ore by ... In 1887, John Stewart MacArthur, working in collaboration with brothers Dr. Robert and Dr. William Forrest for the Tennant Company in Glasgow,...

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Gold Extraction and Recovery Processes - Faculty of Engineering

containing ores in dilute cyanide solution in the presence of lime and oxygen. .... (cyanide leaching or cyanidation) by McArthur and Forrester in 1887 [2]. A basic...

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In 1887, cyanidation was patented by MacArthur and the. Forrester brothers, and further developed to the practical use for gold recovery. Since then, cyanidation...

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cyanide process | metallurgy | Britannica

The process was invented in 1887 by the Scottish. ... Cyanide process, also called Macarthur-forrest Process, method of extracting silver and gold from their ores...

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Cyanide Leach Process Notes

Spraying cyanide on leach pads at the Zortman-Landusky mine in Montana ... development of the MacArthur-Forrest Process in 1887, which proved crucial in...

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I. History of process: Solubility of gold and silver in cyanide as known to Hagen, ... John Stewart MacArthur, Robert Wardrop Forrest, and William Forrest. .... W. A. Dixon has made experiments with cyanide on Australian ores as early as 1887.

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Gold cyanidation - Anfacal

Gold cyanidation (also known as the cyanide process or the MacArthur-Forrest ... applied to extraction of gold ores until 1887, when the MacArthur-Forrest...

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The Mineral Industries of Arizona - AZGS Document Repository

MINING. J. D. Forrester in a recent University of Arizona publication .... was gold during the period 1858 to 1877; silver from 1878 to 1887; and copper from 1887...

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