Excerpt from A Compendium of Gold Metallurgy (Ores): And Digest of U. S. Mining Laws, Water Rights, Desert Land Law, Etc In this connection we are reminded of a mining man who inquired of us about the cost of a cyanide plant. Upon being asked if he had had any cyanide tests of his ore, he replied, No, but that he knew it would work, because it was from a cyanide coun try, (meaning syenitic granite!) About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.