argentiferous

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  • The argentiferous lead was initially worked immediately in the German tests on lightened silver.
  • Without further examination he determined it to be argentiferous, when it was possibly iron or antimony. Cited from The Land of Midian, Vol. 1, by Richard Burton
  • These argentiferous galenas have long been the most important ore of silver.
  • Silver and lead extractions are also associated because the argentiferous (silver-bearing) ores used in the process often contains both elements.
  • Argentiferous (i.e. silver-bearing) copper was refined to produce silver at the Head.
  • If the rock prove argentiferous I should hope to strike virgin silver in the capillary or aborescent shape below. Cited from The Land of Midian, Vol. 1, by Richard Burton
  • So the primary production of silver requires the smelting and then cupellation of argentiferous lead ores.
  • Our engineer declared it to be argentiferous galena, but it proved to be magnetic iron. Cited from The Land of Midian, Vol. 1, by Richard Burton
  • There at present nothing is talked of but copper mines and silver or argentiferous copper ores. Cited from Canada and the Canadians, Vol. I, by Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle
  • In the argentiferous galena is a very considerable proportion of silver. Cited from Nature and Human Nature, by T. Haliburton
  • Possibly the scarcity of argentiferous veins observed in those countries may be owing to the absence of more recent volcanic phenomena. Cited from Equinoctial Regions of America V3,von Humboldt
  • Two companies mined for argentiferous galena, a source of silver.
  • In 1903 the decision was made to stop separating the silver and to sell argentiferous lead to a smelting company.
  • When actively mined, the silver vein of argentiferous galena (silver-bearing lead) was large and well defined.
  • Garnier's map shows several argentiferous sites in the Valley of the Lan-t'sang. Cited from The Travels of Marco Polo, Volume 2, Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa
  • They may have been formed in argentiferous (silver bearing) lead sulfide containing spotty amounts of copper and zinc.
  • He accomplished this by making possible the long, continuous running of large shaft furnaces in the smelting of argentiferous lead ores.
  • Argentiferous lead was charged to the central pot and melted.
  • It occurs largely as high-grade argentiferous galena. Cited from Mexico, by Charles Reginald Enock
  • On charcoal the argentiferous glass becomes at first grey from the reduced metal, but afterwards, when the silver is collected into a bead, it becomes clear and colorless. Cited from System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe, by Anonymous
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