Mines Register; Successor to the Mines Handbook and the Copper Handbook ... Describing the Non-Ferrous Metal Mining Companies in the Western Hemisphere ... Volume 3

Mines Register; Successor to the Mines Handbook and the Copper Handbook ... Describing the Non-Ferrous Metal Mining Companies in the Western Hemisphere ... Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...500 to 750 tons refined copper yearly. Smelting is by the pyritic process, with a reverberatory furnace for blowing up the matte to blister copper, which assays 99.75% fine. The Cobar smelter, at Lithgow, has 5 water-jacket cupola furnaces of 100 tons daily capacity each. The grade of the ore smelted has run down from 18% in 1878 to about 7% at the present time. Product is turned out as blister copper, carrying about $40 per ton in gold and silver values. An electrolytic plant for refining the blister copper was installed 1901-1902. GREAT FREEHOLD MINE. AUSTRALIA. In the Mt. Perry district of Queensland. Was a small producer in 1901; no returns secured for 1902. GREAT LAKES COPPER CO. ONTARIO. Address: care of Exploration Co., 15 Broad St., New York. Organized 1900, under laws of West Virginia, with capitalization $3,000,000, shares $5 par. John McKinley, president; Horace Williston, secretary; RobertSloane Bickford, treasurer. Lands, upwards of 4,000 acres, near Sudbury, Algoma, Ontario, carrying nickeliferous chalcopyrite in a gangue of pyritc. Has several shafts, deepest 150', also open cut. Has a considerable amount of ore in sight. The Graf smelting process was tried, but proved a failure. Property mortgaged to secure money to pay debts. Affairs of corporation are in chaotic shape, and no satisfactory information is furnished shareholders. GREAT LAKES MINING & MILLING CO. WYOMING Mine office: Encampment, Carbon Co., Wyo. B. E. Burger, superintendent. Development shaft 170' deep at last accounts. GREAT LAKES MINING & SMELTING CO. WYOMING. Office: Manitowoc, Wis. Mine office: Encampment, Carbon Co., Wyo. Isaac Craite, president; R. W. Burke, vice-president; J. V. Miller, secretary; C. H. Seeger, treasurer; F. C. Miller, manager....show more

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  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 558g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236885708
  • 9781236885708