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Sample Size and Meaningful Gold Analysis

United States Geological Survey

Sample Size and Meaningful Gold Analysis

Shorter Contributions to Economic Geology.

by United States Geological Survey

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesU.S. Geological Survey professional paper -- 625-C
ContributionsClifton, H.E., Hunter, R.E., Swanson, F.J.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21723441M

Choosing a statistical test. Last modified Ma not explained in this book) can be used to test whether the distribution of the data differs significantly from a Gaussian distribution. With few data points, it is difficult to tell whether the data are Gaussian by inspection, and the formal test has little power to discriminate. The cost of sample analysis will, along with drilling, form the vast majority of exploration costs for a junior explorer. The cost of the sample preparation described above will alone cost between up Sample Analysis The most routine gold analysis method is a Fire Assay. This involves several stages.

to the fracture analysis, will be useful in deter-mining the optimum cleaning technique. This overview article discusses fractographic features, fracture surface cleaning methods, and analysis of fracture surfaces. It also briefly overviews an investigation of a series of test ex-posures on a fractured Charpy impact specimen of H13 die steel. The table shows that for a 15 g sample size there is an almost 50% chance of having zero gold content (%) and a similarly high probability (approaching 50%) of .

Sample Size vs. Representative Samples. Your target sample size is how many people you need to reach to derive accurate insights from your study. A larger sample size should hypothetically lead to more accurate or representative results, but when it comes to surveying large populations, bigger isn’t always better. In fact, trying to collect. Our standard gold (coin-gold) contains parts of gold and of copper. When made from pure metals it does not segregate. Four melts of standard gold were carefully sampled by both dips and chips and reported by the assayer. Subsequently one of the sample-bars and a second bar were chipped, and the chips were assayed.


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Sample Size and Meaningful Gold Analysis by United States Geological Survey Download PDF EPUB FB2

SAMPLE SIZE AND MEANINGFUL GOLD ANALYSIS By I-I. EDWARD CIJIF'l'ON, RALPH E. HuNTER, FREDERICK J. SwANSON, and R. LAWRENCE PHILLIPS ABSTRACT A sample of geologic material is of adequate size for gold nnalysis if it is large enough to insure tbllit the analysis will have n specified degree of precision.

It can be shown ­Cited by: Get this from a library. Sample size and meaningful gold analysis. [H Edward Clifton; Ralph Eugene Hunter; Frederick J Swanson; R L Phillips; Geological Survey (U.S.),] -- "A technique for estimating the size of sample required to provide a representative sample for analysis for gold and other particulate heavy metals and minerals.".

OCLC Number: Notes: Title from title screen (viewed October 2, ). "Shorter contributions to economic geology." "A technique for estimating the size of sample required to provide a representative sample for analysis for gold and other particulate heavy metals and minerals.".

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This note gives some numerical scenarios to illustrate the severity of nugget effects. Please refer to the two graphs in the Field Geologists Manual, 2nd Editionp These are reproduced from the USGS Professional Paper C by Clifton et al,"Sample size and meaningful gold analysis". grade gold ore (about 5 g/t gold) mill feed sample from a South African gold mine.

The particle size was 95% mm. The second sample consisted of boulders of high-grade gold ore (about 60 g/t) that were crushed to yield a 95% mm product.

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