Roughing It - Chapter 36

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Roughing It - Chapter 36
A Quartz Mill—Amalgamation—"Screening Tailings"—First Quartz Mill in Nevada—Fire Assay—A Smart Assayer—I stake for an advance
 

A lesson in quartz milling for the extraction of silver from the mined ore bearing quartz. I wonder how many of the people involved suffered from mercury poisoning.

 

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