Date of Award
Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering
Dr. Curtis L. Wilson
Professor J. U. MacEwan
An amalgam is an alloy of mercury with other metals, and amalgamation is the art of making or forming amalgams. In metallurgical language the word is limited to the means adopted for the recovery of gold and silver from their ores by the use of mercury.
Wells, Rollien R., "The Effects of Lime on the Amalgamation of Gold." (1936). Bachelors Theses and Reports, 1928 - 1970. 66.
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