The Assayer's Guide; Or, Practical Directions to Assayers, Miners, and Smelters: For the Tests and Assays, by Heat and Wet Processes, of the Ores of All the Principal Metals, of Gold and Silver Coins and Alloys, and of Coal, &c

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A.C. Baird & Company, 1884 - Assaying - 133 pages
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