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Volume 42, 1909
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Sixth Meeting: 28th September, 1908.

E. V. Miller, Esq., President, in the chair.

New Members.—R. Gibb, G. T. H. De Olive Lowe, L.R.C.P., H. H. Morgan.

Professor A. Jarman delivered a lecture on “The Metallurgy of Gold, and its Recent Improvements.”

After describing the characters of the metal, and its application for coinage and the industrial arts, the lecturer gave a brief account of the methods employed for extracting it from its various ores, and the machinery used in connection therewith. He then proceeded to describe certain recent improvements, giving full particulars in each case, and illustrating his remarks by lantern views and diagrams.