Records of Mining and Metallurgy: Or, Facts and Memoranda for the Use of the Mine Agent and Smelter

Front Cover
Spon, 1857 - Metallurgy - 304 pages
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 157 - The lead thus obtained will evidently be richer than the crystals remaining in the kettle. Assay of Silver. — The assay of argentiferous galena is, in England, usually conducted in a wrought-iron crucible of plate iron, of good quality, turned up in the form of a crucible, and carefully welded at the edges ; the bottom is closed by a large iron rivet, securely welded to the sides, and the whole finished by the hammer on a properly-formed mould. To make an assay in a crucible of this description,...
Page 220 - ... it shall be lawful for the said lessor at any time thereafter into and upon the said demised premises or any part thereof in the name of the whole to re-enter and the same to have again re-possess and enjoy as of his or their former estate anything hereinafter contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 26 - The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber, from the colliery, down to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rowlets fitting these rails ; whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse will draw down four or five chaldron of coals, and is an immense benefit to the coal merchants.
Page 1 - Son of man, the house of Israel is to me become dross: all they are brass, and tin, and iron, and lead, in the midst of the furnace ; they are even the dross of silver.
Page 26 - Beaumont, a gentleman of great ingenuity and rare parts, adventured into our mines with his thirty thousand pounds ; who brought with him many rare engines not known then in these parts ; as the art to boore with iron rodds, to try the deepnesse and thicknesse of the coale ; rare engines to draw water out of the pits ; waggons with one horse to carry down coales from the...
Page 291 - A company engaged in working mines within and subject to the jurisdiction of the Stannaries: is not a partnership within the meaning of this Act.
Page 1 - Every thing that may abide the fire, ye shall make it go through the fire, and it shall be clean : nevertheless it shall be purified with the water of separation : and all that abideth not the fire ye shall make go through the water.
Page 171 - ... so that it may rise up amongst, and completely penetrate and search every part of the metal prior to the congelation, or...
Page 292 - ... members, shall be severally liable for the payment of the whole debts of the company contracted during such time, and may be sued for the same, without the joinder in the action or suit of any other member.
Page 292 - Act (which it is empowered to do at any time), the following consequences shall ensue ; (that is to say,) (1.) The company shall be incapable of suing either at law or in equity, but shall not be incapable of being made a defendant to a suit either at law or in equity...

Bibliographic information