Philip Argall and early sampling practice in Colorado

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00:00:00 Welcome
00:01:37 Philip Argall and early sampling practice in Colorado
00:02:21 O2Q
00:02:36 But first….. In memory of….
00:03:41 Abstract
00:04:34 From an obituary (by ‘P.H.A.’) in: The Engineering and Mining Journal Volume LXXV No. 2 page 76 (January 10th, 1903)
00:05:29 Phillip Argall
00:06:16 Philip Henry Argall
00:06:57 Philip H Argall
00:07:26 Philip Argall
00:08:17 O2Q - for the participants….
00:08:47 PA’s own obituary - 1922
00:09:33 Another picture – Pacific Coast Miner – March 21st, 1903
00:09:52 Family website
00:10:20 Philip Argall – near and dear
00:10:57 Sons… Mining and Scientific Press January 22nd, 1916 page 114
00:11:36 Philip Argall
00:11:54 Colorado – late 1800’/early 1900’s
00:12:59 Technical Reminiscences D W Brunton Early Days in Colorado T A RickardFirst published in: Mining and Scientific Press November 27th 1915, pages 811- 818
00:13:16 Why sampling?
00:13:47 A key article in Mining Reporter, August 4th 1904Just a brief note, really
00:14:25 The earlier (classic) publicationNote the inscription in PA’s handwriting….
00:14:54 Sampling and dry crushing in Colorado
00:15:31 Appreciative of Vezin and his sampler
00:16:07 Jones Riffler
00:16:36 Mining Reporter June 16th, 1904 page 603
00:17:06 Paper described and analyzed really thoroughly in…
00:17:51 Other relevant books of the era
00:18:17 Other relevant books of the era
00:18:47 “The sampling and estimation of ore in a mine”
00:19:21 “The sampling and estimation of ore in a mine”
00:20:07 Lots of discussion on sampling around that era
00:21:17 John A Church debateEMJ July 18th, 1908 Volume LXXXVI no. 3 pp. 113 - 115
00:21:37 Machine samplingResponse by Argall
00:21:54 T R Woodbridge – important commentsAuthor of “Ore sampling conditions in the West”
00:22:14 John Church et al – sampling by machine
00:22:52 Sketches of Colorado - 1911
00:23:18 Sketches of Colorado - 1911
00:23:32 Interviews with Mining Engineers - Rickard
00:24:08 “Philip Argall, and Metallurgical Progress”
00:24:39 Cyanide
00:26:08 Cyanide
00:26:42 Cyanidation
00:27:21 Mines and Minerals March, 1908, 368 - 369
00:27:41 8-hour shift
00:28:29 Froth flotation
00:29:22 Interviews with Mining Engineer
00:30:02 Publications to 1912 – Philip Argall
00:30:14 Publications to 1912 – Philip Argall
00:30:23 Earlier publication
00:30:47 Publications to 1912 – Philip Argall
00:30:59 Patents – Philip Argall
00:31:26 Also witness to patent with Vezin – so knew each other
00:31:38 And knew David Brunton through the Colorado Scientific Society
00:31:56 Sampling personality webinars
00:32:52 Sampling Short Course
00:33:31 Particle Size Short Course
00:33:54 Thank you!
00:34:30 Contact Information
Philip Argall wrote the obituary for Henry Vezin in Mining Reporter and was an American born in Ireland, He is mainly remembered for the invention of the 8-hour working shift. We'll be looking on his influence on mining sampling where he contributed a number of articles in the early 1900's.