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    Copper, lead, zinc, gold and silver ores - Guide to sample preparation for the determination of gold (Reconfirmed 2016)

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  09-12-1991

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Specifies guidance on methods for the preparation of samples of gold-bearing ore for the determination of gold content.

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    This Standard provides guidance on methods for the preparation of samples of gold-bearing ore for the determination of gold content. It also describes procedures for checking and adjusting the precision of sample preparation and testing.The procedures described are applicable to the preparation of laboratory samples and test portions for chemical analysis from the material delivered to the laboratory. Some aspects of primary sampling such as drill hole sampling and frequency of taking increments from a conveyor belt are not considered.

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    Committee MN/5
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 27/05/2016
    This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2016 and remains current in New Zealand. <a href="https://infostore.saiglobal.com/PDFReconfirmed/3988-1991_reconfirm.pdf">Reconfirmation Notice 27/05/2016</a>
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    First published as AS 3988-1991.
    Reconfirmed 2016.
    First published as AS 3988-1991.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS 2850-1986 Chemical analysis - Interlaboratory test programs - For determining precision of analytical method(s) - Guide to the planning and conduct
    AS 1152-1993 Specification for test sieves
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