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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury_(element)

Mercury is a chemical element with symbol Hg and atomic number 80. It is commonly known as .... The ancient Greeks used cinnabar (mercury sulfide) in ointments; the ancient Egyptians and the Romans used it in cosmetics. ... The richest mercury ores contain up to 2.5% mercury by mass, and even the ..... Pure Appl. Chem.

www.chm.bris.ac.uk/webprojects2004/hooper/extraction.htm

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

www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/science/geology/extracting-gold-rock

Feb 27, 2007 ... We want pure gold, but gold-bearing rocks include lots of other materials such ... We used mercury to get the gold out of the powdered rock. ... This is a comparatively straightforward way of separating the gold from the rock, ... In some cinnabar ores, where the mercury sulfide concentration is high, you can ...

www.britannica.com/technology/mercury-processing

Mercury processing, preparation of the ore for use in various products. .... Flotation separation by the usual procedures for sulfide ores has had some success in ... methods are effective in producing higher-grade concentrates of cinnabar for ...

www.madehow.com/Volume-4/Mercury.html

Much of the impetus to develop mercury ore deposits in the United States came ... Mercury was also used as part of the processes to produce paper, felt, glass, and many plastics. ... Cinnabar ore is crushed and heated to release the mercury as a vapor. ... 8 Higher purity can be obtained through several refining methods.

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A common method for separating mercury from cinnabar is to crush the ore ... Mercury is also extensively used in the gold mining process as an amalgam for ...

www.pbs.org/weta/roughscience/series3/treasure/extract.html

We're after pure gold, but rock that contains gold also includes lots of other ... We used mercury to actually extract the gold from the powdered rock. ... Using mercury is a pretty straightforward way of separating the two materials, since the ... Good cinnabar ore has such high concentrations of mercury sulfide that you can ...

www.911metallurgist.com/blog/gold-purification-methods

Mar 23, 2016 ... 2.1 Purifying Mercury; 2.2 Purifying Amalgam; 2.3 Refining Retorted Gold ... or amalgamating the gold, and thereby separating it from the admixed ... The first condition for obtaining pure bullion by amalgamation is to use pure mercury. ... of the metals amalgamating with the mercury, the cinnabar itself being ...

www.blm.gov/style/medialib/blm/ak/jrmic/usbm_rpts.Par.57282.File.tmp/RI_5243.pdf

... OF MERCURY. AND ANTIMONY FROM CINNABAR-STIBNITE ORE ..... wasted by the standard furnacing methods now used. CONCENTRATION ... method of separating the two minerals into a furnaceable mercury concentrate and a marketable ..... Stibnite is soluble in alkali sulfides or hydroxides, and a pure antimony ...

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Nov 17, 2010 ... Blacksmith Institute - Mercury: The Burning Issue (Part 1) - Duration: 9:52. Pure Earth 210,209 views · 9:52 · GOLD - Extraction Process - The ...