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GETTING GOLD:

A PRACTICAL TREATISE

FOR
PROSPECTORS, MINERS, AND STUDENTS.

BY

Table of Contents

GETTING GOLD
A PRACTICAL TREATISE
BY
  J. C. F. JOHNSON, F. G. S.,
  AUTHOR OF
  PREPARER'S NOTE
  PREFACE
  J. C. F. J.
  GETTING GOLD
  CHAPTER I
  INTRODUCTORY
  CHAPTER II
  GOLD PROSPECTING--ALLUVIAL AND GENERAL
  CHAPTER III
  LODE OR REEF PROSPECTING
  CHAPTER IV
  THE GENESIOLOGY OF GOLD--AURIFEROUS LODES
  CHAPTER V
  THE GENESIOLOGY OF GOLD--AURIFEROUS DRIFTS
  "THE DEPOSITION OF GOLD.
  CHAPTER VI
  GOLD EXTRACTION
  NEW METHOD OF SEPARATING GOLD FROM IMPURE AMALGAM.
  CHAPTER VII
  GOLD EXTRACTION--SECONDARY PROCESSES AND LIXIVIATION
  CHAPTER VIII
  CALCINATION OR ROASTING OF ORES
  TYPES OF FURNACES OF THE DIFFERENT CLASSES
  "A" OR REVERBERATORY CLASS.
  "B."--THE REVOLVING CYLINDER FURNACE.
  "C."--SHAFT TYPE OF FURNACE
  CHAPTER IX
  MOTOR POWER AND ITS TRANSMISSION
  WATERLESS POWER.
  APPROXIMATE POWER REQUIRED TO DRIVE THE MACHINERY OF A MINE.
  CHAPTER X
  COMPANY FORMATION AND OPERATIONS
  CHAPTER XI
  RULES OF THUMB
  LIVING PLACES
  A BUSH BED
  NORTHERN TERRITORY HAMMOCK
  PURIFYING WATER
  TO OBTAIN WATER FROM ROOTS
  TO MAKE AN EFFECTIVE FILTER
  CANVAS WATER BAGS
  MEDICINE CASE
  PRODUCING FIRE
  TO COPY CORRESPONDENCE
  TO PROVIDE A SIMPLE TELEGRAPHIC CODE
  A SERVICEABLE SOAP
  TO CROSS A FLOODED STREAM
  TO MAKE A HIDE BUCKET
  TO MAKE A "SLUSH LAMP"
  CHAPTER XII
  RULES OF THUMB
  MINING APPLIANCES AND METHODS
  A TEMPORARY FORGE
  SIMPLE WAY OF MAKING CHARCOAL
  ROUGH SMELTING ON THE MINE
  MISFIRES IN BLASTING
  TO PREVENT LOSS OF RICH SPECIMENS IN BLASTING
  A SIMPLE MODE OF RETORTING SMALL QUANTITIES OF AMALGAM
  TO RETORT SMALL QUANTITIES OF MERCURY FOR AMALGAMATING ASSAY TESTS
  A SIMPLE MODE OF ASCERTAINING THE NOMINAL HORSE-POWER OF AN ENGINE
  20" X 20"
  "SCALING" COPPER PLATES
  HOW TO SUPPLY MERCURY TO MORTAR BOXES
  HOW WATER SHOULD ENTER STAMPER BOXES
  POWER FOR MILLS
  TO AVOID LOSS IN CLEANING UP
  IRON EXTRACTOR
  TO SILVER COPPER PLATES
  HOW TO MAKE A DOLLY
  ROUGH WINDLASS
  PUDDLER
  A MAKESHIFT PUMP
  SQUEEZING AMALGAM
  MERCURY EXTRACTOR
  SLUICE PLATES
  MEASURING INACCESSIBLE DISTANCES
  TO SET OUT A RIGHT ANGLE WITH A TAPE
  A SIMPLE LEVELLING INSTRUMENT
  TO MEASURE THE HEIGHT OF A STANDING TREE
  LEVELLING BY ANEROID BAROMETER
  TO DETERMINE HEIGHTS OF OBJECTS
  TO FIND THE DEPTH OF A SHAFT
  DESCRIPTION OF PLAN FOR RE-USING WATER
  COOLING COMPOUND FOR HEATED BEARINGS
  CLEANING GREASY PLUMMER BLOCKS
  AN EXCELLENT ANTI-FRICTION COMPOUND
  TO CLEAN BRASS
  A SOLVENT FOR RUST
  TO PROTECT IRON AND STEEL FROM RUST
  TO KEEP MACHINERY FROM RUSTING
  FIRE-LUTE
  ROPE-SPLICING


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