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EducationHow is clean Arsenic from Ores ?

8th Sep 2019 09:31 BSTbaser zey

Hi  how can I clean Arsenic from Ores 

Roast enough ?  to away arsenic ? 

8th Sep 2019 12:29 BSTAlfredo Petrov Manager

What kind of ore? And what is the arsenic mineral?

8th Sep 2019 19:03 BSTbaser zey

my ore is quartz .. but near that  orpiment and realgar area may be 300 400  M  but   Must be sure it is dont have arsenic.    how can be sure ? 

8th Sep 2019 20:43 BSTThomas Lühr Expert

To give you a satisfying answer it is needed to know your intention of your question/doing. So WHY do you want to clean off the arsenic?  Are you scared by it? Or what else is the purpose? 

8th Sep 2019 21:33 BSTbaser zey

Thomas Lühr Expert  ✉️

  Are you scared by it?
 Yes I am scare from it. 

8th Sep 2019 20:47 BSTAlfredo Petrov Manager

...and what do you want the leftover stuff to look like after removing the arsenic minerals?

8th Sep 2019 21:37 BSTbaser zey

Alfredo Petrov
I am scare from arsenic. and I want be sure clean it..  Cuz I will broke  and wash it.. for check percius metal or what is there Ty 

8th Sep 2019 22:06 BSTGareth Evans

I think a brief article on the toxicology and handling of arsenic minerals is needed. There is absolutely nothing to worry about as far as Orpiment, or even native Arsenic is concerned. Much of what has been written, folklore, concerns Arsenic oxide.

9th Sep 2019 06:46 BSTAlfredo Petrov Manager

Baser, I agree with Gareth. Nothing to worry about. Those arsenic minerals won‘t hurt you (unless you burn the rock and breath the smoke).

9th Sep 2019 10:34 BSTbaser zey

I was thinhk do that.. crush roast and wash.. So I cant do that.. Ty Alfred. And Gareth .... 
 there have good quartz veins.. and I want be check they.. for gold..   I cant use Cyanide cuz it more danger I cant use  roast (burn)  so if I wash   I can be hurt natura.. I must be learn first.. what  can I do.. 

I  Thinking there like Carlin type gold deposit. 

9th Sep 2019 11:06 BSTAlfredo Petrov Manager

Crush the whole rock to powder, arsenic minerals included. Wash with a gold pan to see whether there are any gold particles. Best keep the whole lot wet while you‘re working, so you don‘t breathe the dust.

9th Sep 2019 21:24 BSTbaser zey

Ty Alfredo  But I need that wet crusher..   I will  found best way Ty your intrest  

15th Sep 2019 22:50 BSTbaser zey

Hello Again I crush.. +Wash   and 1  2 hour nitrich bath  result is that.. 
And I am living now...

after the nitric bath.. maybe Type of arcenic pyrite.. this microscobic picture and I dont know  hardnes and etc Ty 
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