Leaching gold with cassava: An option to eliminate mercury use in artisanal gold mining

Updated: 7 days ago

Mercury pollution from artisanal gold mining causes severe environmental and health problems, especially to operators and people living around the processing facilities. Over 2000 tonnes/a of mercury is released to the environment by the artisanal miners which is the largest man-made source of mercury pollution.


a liquid by-product of cassava flour manufacturing to leach gold from ore

“We propose to use a solution extracted from plants, bitter cassava, as a gold leaching lixiviant for the first time in the history of the mining industry.”

Marcello M. Veiga, Ph.D.

About: Alchemy Mining Group, Inc. (“AMGI”)

An Innovation Provider to #MakeMercuryHistory in ASG miner's gold ore processing.

Bruce A. Cosgrove, B.Sc., M.Sc., (Solution Chemistry) Pres./C.E.O

"Profit proudly with sustainably reclaimed tailings gold; a globally wasted commodity."

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