Medal; XTS.2164

Name/Title

Medal

About this object

Medal; a medal for proficiency in practical chemistry, 1890. Presented by Dr A Scheidel to H Patridge.

Dr August Scheidel was a German chemist, pioneer and world expert in cyanide extraction processes. He spent a period working at Thames on the refractory ore problem. Scheidel’s work was part of the revolution in ‘gold saving’ from refractory ores throughout the world.

For more information about Thames School of Mines, which is cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, visit our website.

Medium and Materials

metal

Measurements

W: 3.5cm
L: 4.5cm

Credit Line

Collection of Thames School of Mines, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

Object Type

Medal

Object number

XTS.2164

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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