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A Technical History of the Tinto Mines : Some Notes on Exploitation from Pre-Phoenician to the 1950's - Maurice Unthank Salkield

A Technical History of the Tinto Mines : Some Notes on Exploitation from Pre-Phoenician to the 1950's

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Although there are many sources of advice for students, most students need tried-and-tested, short, sharp, and above all, practical tips on how to go about whatever is most important to them at any given stage in their studies. This study guide is crammed with just such tips, written in the down-to-earth, friendly style, for which the author has become renowned.

1 The pre-Roman period.- 2 The Roman period.- 3 From rediscovery in the sixteenth century until the eighteenth century.- 4 The mines under Government control.- 5 Private control, 1829-49, the Marquis de Remisa.- 6 The mines returned to Government control, 1849-73.- 7 Early mining operations of The Rio Tinto Company Limited.- 8 Early metallurgical operations of RTC.- 9 Infrastructure for the RTC operations.- 10 Mining at San Dionisio and North Lode.- 11 Ore classification and preparation for shipment.- 12 Hydrometallurgical development.- 13 Pyrometallurgical development.- 14 Sulphur production - the Orkla process.- 15 Miscellaneous activities.- Appendices.- 1 Roman activity elsewhere in the Iberian Peninsula.- 2 Translation of report by Diego Delgado.- 3 Report of 1727 by Robert Shee.- 4 Copper production 1829-1849.- 5 Commentaries relating to the Remisa era.- 6 Copper production 1849-72.- 7 Formation and corporate evolution of The Rio Tinto Company Ltd.- 8 Environmental - land, forestry and farming.- 9 Fundicion Mina - furnace charge 1880-1889.- 10 The Bessemer smelter and its operations 1901-14.- 11 Pyritic smelting - furnace charge 1913.- 12 Summary of production and manpower during the period of RTC operations, 1874-1954.- References.

ISBN: 9780900488955
ISBN-10: 0900488956
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 116
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 29.69 x 21.01  x 0.71
Weight (kg): 0.33