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sure to, mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold mining and processing, including mercury-free methods; (h) A public health strategy on the exposure of artisanal and small-scale gold min- ... A retort is a simple device used to capture invisible mercury vapours and turn them back into liquid mercury. This mercury can be reactivated and reused

  • A Lantern Retort for Small-Scale Gold Extraction
    A Lantern Retort for Small-Scale Gold Extraction

    Sep 20, 2014 Sep 20, 2014 Two major retorts used in small-scale gold mining operations to reduce mercury emissions, during amalgam distillation are the steel and thermex retorts. Steel retorts are not very popular due to the reported darkening of gold after retorting. In addition, its opaque nature prevents miners from observing the process directly. The Thermex glass retort introduced by the United

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  • Mercury Retort - GOLD RECOVERY
    Mercury Retort - GOLD RECOVERY

    The gold remains in the distilling chamber of the retort, while the mercury is collected at the discharge end in liquid form. This process allows you to reclaim and reuse the mercury. NOTICE: MERCURY IS A HIGHLY DANGEROUS SUBSTANCE AND WE DO NOT ENCOURAGE IT'S USE

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  • Mercury Retorting - Mineral Processing & Metallurgy
    Mercury Retorting - Mineral Processing & Metallurgy

    Oct 28, 2016 For separating the gold from the mercury there are two kinds of retorts in general use—the pot-shaped retort, which is sometimes cast with trunnions to swing on supports, in small mills; and the cylindrical retort, shown in Fig. 39, in larger mills

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  • A Simple Retort For Separating Gold-mercury Amalgam
    A Simple Retort For Separating Gold-mercury Amalgam

    Dec 31, 2012 Re: A Simple Retort For Separating Gold-mercury Amalgam Guest Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:57 am That capped pipe sitting in water idea does have merit - in that even if all heat is removed from the active heating area it won't draw a small amount of water into the heat chamber

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  • A Simple Retort - United Diversity
    A Simple Retort - United Diversity

    A SIMPLE RETORT How to make and use a simple retort for separating goldgold- ---mercury amalgammercury amalgammercury amalgam Mercury is used in amalgamation to recover gold in its native or 'free' form. While mercury simplifies the process greatly, it must be remembered that it is a very dangerous substance

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  • Mercury Retort – High Plains Prospectors
    Mercury Retort – High Plains Prospectors

    The purpose of the retort is to separate the gold from the mercury components of the gold amalgam. By applying heat to the amalgam the mercury is burnt off as a gas, which passes along the pipe to re-condense as a liquid. The gold remains in the distilling chamber of the retort, while the mercury is collected at the discharge end in liquid form

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  • Home Made Retort - Gold Detecting and Prospecting Forum
    Home Made Retort - Gold Detecting and Prospecting Forum

    Nov 09, 2015 Nov 14, 2015 Home Made Retort. This is what I use for removing Mercury after amalgamating it with the fine gold, it works very well. Fill the main box with water and it condenses the mercury and it drops straight into the container filled with water, make sure there is an air gap between the water and the discharge tube. Heat the cup with the gold/mercury

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  • MERCURY RETORT - Carolina Prospectors
    MERCURY RETORT - Carolina Prospectors

    Boil mercury from amalgam to separate from gold. Process allows you to reclaim and reuse the mercury. Reservoir handles approximately 2 lb ofamalgam. Environmentally safe way to clean mercury. Additional information. Weight. 6 lbs. Dimensions. 19 11 5 in

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  • Mercury Retort | A&B Prospecting
    Mercury Retort | A&B Prospecting

    5. Place your gold and mercury amalgam into the lower cavity, and screw in into the upper part of the cavity securely. 6. Fill the water cup with 50/50 mix of water and antifreeze. 7. Wrap a piece of cotton cloth (making a tube) around the discharge end of the retort. Attach the cloth tube to the discharge tube with a rubber band

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  • [PDF] A Lantern Retort for Small-Scale Gold Extraction
    [PDF] A Lantern Retort for Small-Scale Gold Extraction

    Two major retorts used in small-scale gold mining operations to reduce mercury emissions, during amalgam distillation are the steel and thermex retorts. Steel retorts are not very popular due to the reported darkening of gold after retorting. In addition, its opaque nature prevents miners from observing the process directly. The Thermex glass retort introduced by the United Nations Industrial

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  • Mercury retort (Practical Action Technical Brief
    Mercury retort (Practical Action Technical Brief

    The purpose of the retort is to separate the gold from the mercury components of the gold amalgam. By applying heat to the amalgam (Figure 1), the mercury is burnt off as a gas, which passes along the pipe to re-condense as a liquid. The gold remains in the distilling chamber of the retort, while the mercury is collected at the discharge end in

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  • Amalgamation: Using Mercury to capture fine gold, retort
    Amalgamation: Using Mercury to capture fine gold, retort

    In any case, If you retort your Mercury you will now have Mercury, which is, for all practical purposes, clean and pure. Any amalgamated metals such as gold will be left behind in the retort. The alternative for small amounts of mercury is to use nitric acid to separate it. Gold is

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  • Mercury Retort - Gold Prospecting Mining Equipment
    Mercury Retort - Gold Prospecting Mining Equipment

    Mercury retort for gold recovery. Details: A Mercury Retort is used to recover fine gold from concentrates. 16.5 Wide x 9.5 Tall. The purpose of the retort is to separate the gold from the mercury components of the gold amalgam. By applying heat to the amalgam the mercury is burnt off as a gas, which passes along the pipe to re-condense as a

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  • Using Retorts to Reduce Mercury Use, Emissions
    Using Retorts to Reduce Mercury Use, Emissions

    sure to, mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold mining and processing, including mercury-free methods; (h) A public health strategy on the exposure of artisanal and small-scale gold min- ... A retort is a simple device used to capture invisible mercury vapours and turn them back into liquid mercury. This mercury can be reactivated and reused

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