Gold Processing - An Introduction

- Understanding Mining


The production of gold ranges from very simple and low-cost techniques to the very complex and expensive. The various stages of exploration, mining, processing and mine closure are explored in The Business of Mining (add link).

This short course concentrates on the different geological occurances and the necessary steps in the successul extraction of economic amounts of gold. It will use various pieces of Youtube video and guide through their veiwing. After each stage their will be a short quiz that you must pass to proceed to the next stage.



Gold Mineralogy
Gravity Concentration

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