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Rapid gold assay tech puts the heat on fire

PhotonAssay simplifies process, eliminates need to melt samples Metal Tech News – August 19, 2020

What if a mining company could find out how much gold is in a sample by simply crushing it, putting it in a jar and zapping it with x-ray? Chrysos Corp.'s PhotonAssay is able to do just that.

Hitting samples with high-energy X-rays, Chrysos PhotonAssay causes excitation of atomic nuclei allowing enhanced analysis of gold, silver, and complementary elements in as little as two minutes. This prov...

 

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