Parting Separate Gold And Silver By Melting
Nov 03, 2016 The gold is then pressed, dried, melted, and cast into bars, which are from 998 to 999 fine. The process is much cheaper than the nitric acid process, costing 20 per cent, less for acids, and saving some fuel. The granulations contain 100 parts of gold in 333 of the alloy. After the boiling in nitric acid very little silver is left with the gold.