Production and Properties of Zinc

Production and Properties of Zinc : A Treatise on the Occurrence and Distribution of Zinc Ore, the Commercial and Technical Conditions Affecting the Production of the Spelter, Its Chemical and Physical Properties and Uses in the Arts (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Production and Properties of Zinc: A Treatise on the Occurrence and Distribution of Zinc Ore, the Commercial and Technical Conditions Affecting the Production of the Spelter, Its Chemical and Physical Properties and Uses in the Arts This book was undertaken originally as the introductory portion of a treatise on the metallurgy of zinc. Upon the completion of the latter, how ever, it appeared advisable for various reasons to limit it to a consideration of the purely technical questions involved in the extraction of zinc from 'its ores, or rather the concentrated products which are delivered by the miners for smelting. Although a knowledge of the physical and chemical 'iproperties of the metal, the occurrence of its ores, and the conditions which afiect the markets is of importance to the smelter, it is equally of impor tance to the miner and trader. It was thought therefore that a collection of the general commercial and technical data of the metal in a special treatise devoted solely to it would be useful to those who are engaged in the industry in the various ways, and with that in view the present book was prepared upon a considerable enlargement of the original plan. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 334 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 449g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 384 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243071701
  • 9780243071708