Mercury Amalgamation 911 Metallurgist
Feb 11, 2018 Mercury is fed to the mortar-box and to all plates. Apron-plates are cleaned daily, and a general clean-up is made once a month. The loss of mercury averages 0.9 ounce per ton of ore milled. During a period of over 30 years, amalgamation recovered 0.167 ounce of gold per ton and left 0.0325 ounce in the tailings.