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Biographical entry Goyder, G. A.

Occupation
Assayer and Analyst

Summary

G. A. Goyder was Government Assayer and Assay Instructor at the School of Mines in Adelaide and published widely. He is probably the son of George Woodroffe Goyder who was Deputy Surveyor-General for South Australia from 1854.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Goyder, G.A., 'On the Production and Measurement of Gold and Other Metallic Spheres to Determine their Weight', Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Philosophical Society of Adelaide, South Australia, vol. 9, Philosophical Society of Adelaide, Adelaide, 1887, pp. 15-17. Details
  • Goyder, G.A., 'Some New Laboratory Fittings', The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, vol. 68, 1893, pp. 52-53. Details
  • Goyder, G.A., 'Stibiotantalite. A New Mineral', Journal of the Chemical Society, London, vol. 63, Chemical Society, London, 1893, pp. 1076-1079. Details
  • Goyder, G.A., 'Character of the South Australian Water Supply', Report of the Fifth Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, vol. 5, Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1893, pp. 627-641. Details
  • Goyder, G.A., 'On a New Mineral (Stibiotantalite)', Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Philosophical Society of Adelaide, South Australia, vol. 17, Philosophical Society of Adelaide, Adelaide, 1893, pp. 127-128. Details
  • Goyder, G.A., 'Stibiotantalite: a New Mineral', The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, vol. 68, 1893, p. 109 (to be contd. ??). Details
  • Goyder, G.A., 'Results of some trials made to test the extraction of gold by dilute cyanide of potassium with different samples of South Australian gold ores.', The Journal of the Society of Chemical Industry, vol. 13, Society of Chemical Industry, London, 1894, p. 523. Details
  • Goyder, G.A., 'The Action of Cyanide of Potassium on Gold and Some Other Metals and Minerals', The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, vol. 69, 1894, pp. 262-3, 268-270, 280-281. Details
  • Goyder, G.A., 'On the Production and Measurement of Gold and Other Metallic Spheres to Determine their Weight', The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, vol. 70, 1894, pp. 194-195, 202-204. Details
  • Goyder, G.A., 'Report on Experiments on the Chemistry of the Cyanide Process, and Notes on its Working. New Process for Determining Cyanides. Solubility of Gold in Double Cyanides and in Hydrochloric Acid. Phenolphthalein as Indicator in Titrating Potassium Cyanide', The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, vol. 72, 1895, pp. 80-82, 95-97. Details
  • Goyder, G.A., 'On Some Important Reactions of Double Cyanides Bearing upon the Cyanide Process for the Extraction of Gold', Transactions and Proceedings and Report of the Philosophical Society of Adelaide, South Australia, vol. 19, Philosophical Society of Adelaide, Adelaide, 1895, pp. 25-26. Details
  • Goyder, G.A., 'Further Notes on the Chemistry of the Cyanide Process for Dissolving Gold', The Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science, vol. 73, 1896, pp. 272-273. Details
  • Goyder, G.A., 'Further Notes on the Chemistry of the Cyanide Process for Dissolving Gold', The Chemiocal News and Journal of Physical Science, vol. 73, 1896, pp. 272-3. Details
  • Rennie, E.H. and Goyder, G. , Jr., 'The resins of Ficus rubiginosa and F. macrophylla.', Proceedings of the Chemical Society, vol. 115, Gurney & Jackson., London, 1892, p. 146. Details
  • Rennie, Edward H. and Goyder, Jun., G., 'Note on the Alkaloids of Strychnos psilosperma', Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, NEW SERIES, vol. 4, Stillwell and Co., Melbourne, 1891, pp. 29-30. Details
  • Rennie, Edward H. and Goyder, Jun., G., 'The Resins of Ficus rubiginosa and Ficus macrophylla (Preliminary Note)', Journal of the Chemical Society, London, vol. 61, Chemical Society, London, 1892, pp. 916-921. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Bolton, H. C.; Williams, N. H., 'Weighing and Assay in the Early Days of the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 14, no. 1, 2002, pp. 47-66. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR02003.htm. Details

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