posted on Feb, 24 2012 @ 11:02 PM
Reading with great interest the thread about refining silver and refining gold, it reminded me about some information that I had collecting virtual
dust in my hard drive.
First the awesome threads about refining are here:
Gold Refining Thread
Silver Refining Thread
First thing first, BE SAFE when working with any chemical combinations and do your refining outside if you do not have a fume hood,
Now for some goodies
First the massive refining bible from C.M Hokes (PDF)
Refining Precious Metals Wastes by CM. Hoke
CM. Hoke has written this book in non technical terms with easy to follow instructions. This book will get you up to speed in the world of refining
precious scrap in its 369 pages of simple, pure knowledge.
Materials & Acids
This section will talk about where to get your acids if you cannot find them locally.
First the ever elusive Nitric Acid can easily be acquired at Amazon!
also can be found in pool supply stores
As stated in the refining threads, coffee filters work! It is always nice to have a nicer
No home chemist is complete without his
. You can also look at the
Walmart "measuring cup" aisle for some cool glassware that works great.
The higher end chemistry sets at toy r us are pretty cool also
Take a look at the front page of the CM Hokes Gold Refining handbook and you will find a HUGE community of home precious metals refiners that you can
edit on 24-2-2012 by greenovni because: (no reason given)