The production of spelter from zinc blende

Publication Year:
1878
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Repository URL:
http://scholarsmine.mst.edu/bachelors_theses/325
Author(s):
Grabill, Lee R.
Publisher(s):
Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy
Tags:
Metallurgy
thesis / dissertation description
"The problem which has been assigned to me for discussion as examination in metallurgy, is the treatment of a zinc blende from Sevier County, Arkansas; using the common Missouri or Illinois coal for fuel and the Spadra coal of Johnson County, Arkansas, as a reducing agent in the distillation process; and as clay for the manufacture of retorts, etc. that from the works at Cheltenham, Missouri, furnished by Parker, Russell & Company. Analysis of the materials used are to be given with details of processes and drawings & descriptions of machinery used; also approximate cost of furnaces, and approximate cost of production"--Problem for Examination in Metallurgy, page 3.