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Cinnabar - Wikipedia

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Cinnabar and cinnabarite likely deriving from the Ancient Greek: .... To produce liquid mercury (quicksilver), crushed cinnabar ore is roasted ... Pure mercury separates from sulfur in this process ...

mercury processing | Britannica.com

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Sep 5, 2013 ... Mercury processing, preparation of the ore for use in various products. ... In the early mining and furnacing of cinnabar and mercury, workers showed the ... The most common method of ore recovery is underground mining, with ... Flotation separation by the usual procedures for sulfide ores has had some ...

How mercury is made - material, history, used, processing, steps ...

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Cinnabar ore is crushed and heated to release the mercury as a vapor. ... dust from the powdered ore is also carried along and must be separated and captured . ... separate and capture any mercury, which may have formed compounds. ... is 99.9% pure and can be used directly from the roasting and condensing process.

Extraction of Mercury from its Ore

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EXTRACTION OF MERCURY. Most of the world's mercury is obtained from its main ore, cinnabar or vermillion with the chemical structure mercury sulphide ...

Mercury from Mining and Ore Processing - :: WorstPolluted.org ...

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A common method for separating mercury from cinnabar is to crush the ore and then ... with gold silt, it causes a reaction that separates the gold from the ore.

Mercury, Chemical Element - reaction, water, uses, elements, metal ...

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When heated cinnabar releases mercury as a vapor (gas). The vapor is cooled and ... Amalgamation is used in mining to remove silver from ore. The silver ... the silver. This method was used by miners as early as the sixteenth century. ... boiling point. Mercury that is more than 99 percent pure can be collected by distillation.

Mercury (Metal) facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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Mercury and cinnabar are both mentioned in ancient manuscripts. The Chinese ... Amalgamation is used in mining to remove silver from ore. The silver dissolves in the ... the silver. This method was used by miners as early as the sixteenth century. ... Mercury that is more than 99 percent pure can be collected by distillation.

Extracting Gold from Rock - PBS

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We're after pure gold, but rock that contains gold also includes lots of other materials such as ... We used mercury to actually extract the gold from the powdered rock. ... Good cinnabar ore has such high concentrations of mercury sulfide that you can ... The next step in the process was to separate the gold amalgam from any ...

Extracting gold from rock - OpenLearn - Open University

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Jul 20, 2006 ... We want pure gold, but gold-bearing rocks include lots of other materials ... We used mercury to get the gold out of the powdered rock. ... In some cinnabar ores, where the mercury sulfide concentration is high, you ... The next step in the process is to separate the gold amalgam from any 'unreacted' mercury.

SELECTIVE EXTRACTION OF MERCURY AND ANTIMONY FROM ...

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gravity-separation tests, bulk flotation of mercury and antimony sulfides, differ .... A selective flotation process for making separate cinnabar and stibnite prod ucts was developed .... minerals dictated the use of flotation techniques on Red Devil ore. Batch tests .... Stibnite is soluble in alkali sulfides or hydroxides, and a pure.