Date of Award

5-16-1941

Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering

Department

Metallurgy

First Advisor

Dr. Curtis L. Wilson

Second Advisor

Professor B. Cullity

Abstract

The cyanide method of extraction of gold and silver from their ores is extensively used in the United States and elsewhere. It is becoming increasingly more important in its use as the mining of lower grade deposits continues.