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Refining Services

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Advanced Chemical Co.  •  The Argen Corp.

Cohler Enterprises Inc.  •  Eric Ross Ltd.  •  David H. Fell & Co. Inc.

G & S Metals and Refiners Inc.  •  Gannon & Scott Inc.  •  Geib Refining Corp.

Glines & Rhodes Inc.  •  Hauser & Miller Co.  •  Hoover & Strong Inc. 

Horizon Metals  •  Jewelers Refining Group Inc.  •  Johnson Matthey  •  Metallix Refining Inc. 

Pasternak Findings Ltd. •  Precious Metals West/Fine Gold  •  Profiners Inc.  •  Rapid Precious Metals Inc.

Republic Metals Corp.  •  Stuller Inc.  •  Umicore Precous Metals USA  •  United Precious Metal Refining

 

SUBCONTRACTOR SAVINGS FOR MJSA MEMBERS

The following companies offer discounts to MJSA members.

Horizon Metals  •  United Precious Metal Refining

 

Advanced Chemical Co.

105 Bellows St.
Warwick, RI 02888
1-401-785-3434
1-800-553-3568
jantonacci@advchem.com
www.advchem.com
What metals do you accept? Gold, silver, platinum, palladium, rhodium.
What is your minimum charge? Varies on material and process needed.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? Varies on material and process needed.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No maximum limit.
Which analysis methods do you use? Inductively Coupled Spectroscopy (ICP), gravimetric, fire assay.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? Varies on material and process needed.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Charges are determined by material and process needed.

 

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The Argen Corp.

5855 Oberlin Drive
San Diego, CA 92122
1-858-455-7900
1-800-375-9077
jrosen@argen.com
www.argenjewelry.com
What metals do you accept? Gold, platinum, palladium, silver.
What is your minimum charge? $75.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? 1 oz.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No maximum limit.
Which analysis methods do you use? Inductively Coupled Spectroscopy (ICP).
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? 10 working days.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Contact us.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? By quantity.

 

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Cohler Enterprises Inc.

101 N. Haven St.
Baltimore, MD 21224
1-410-342-1400
cohlerent@aol.com
www.cohler.com
What metals do you accept? Rhodium.
What is your minimum charge? None.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? No minimum.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No maximum limit.
Which analysis methods do you use? Fire assay, Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS).
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? 4 weeks.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Contact us.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Contact us.

 

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Eric Ross Ltd.

2 W. 46th St., Ste 411
New York, NY 10036
1-212-997-8849
info@ericrossltd.com
What metals do you accept? Gold, platinum, palladium, silver.
What is your minimum charge? No minimum.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? No minimum.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No maximum limit.
Which analysis methods do you use? Fire assay.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? 24-48 hours.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? By volume.

 

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David H. Fell & Co. Inc.

P.O. Box 910952
Los Angeles, CA 90091-0952
1-323-722-9992
1-800-822-1996
roseanna@dhfco.com
www.dhfco.com
What metals do you accept? Gold, silver, platinum, palladium, and alloys containing these precious metals.
What is your minimum charge? Varies depending on metal and form. Full rates available on our website.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? Varies depending on metal and form. Full rates available on our website.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No maximum limit.
Which analysis methods do you use? X-ray fluorescence, Inductively Coupled Spectroscopy (ICP), fire assay.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? From 1 hour to 2 days to 2 weeks, depending on the refining lot contents.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? No.
How do you determine your charges? Based on metal type.

 

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G & S Metals and Refiners Inc.

P.O. Box 1432
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
1-734-662-9344
1-800-852-3860
gs@gsgold.com
www.gsgold.com
What metals do you accept? Gold, silver, platinum, palladium, yellow gold-filled, silver-filled, coins, dental.
What is your minimum charge? $50 if under 50 dwt or 78 g. See website for details.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? No minimum on karat solids. Polishings: 3 lbs. Silver: 10 T.O.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No maximum limit.
Which analysis methods do you use? X-ray fluorescence, fire assay.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? Karat solids: 24 hours.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Based on material and quantity.

 

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Gannon & Scott Inc.

33 Kenney Drive
Cranston, RI 02920
1-401-463-5550
1-800-556-7296
sales@gannon-scott.com
www.gannon-scott.com
What metals do you accept? Scrap containing gold, silver, platinum, palladium, and rhodium.
What is your minimum charge? Contact us.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? Contact us.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No Maximum.
Which analysis methods do you use? Inductively Coupled Spectroscopy (ICP), fire assay, Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS).
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? Based on type of scrap. Contact us.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Charges are based on type of material, quantity and frequency.

 

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Geib Refining Corp.

399 Kilvert St.
Warwick, RI 02886
1-401-738-8560
1-800-228-GOLD
sales@geibrefining.com
www.geibrefining.com
What metals do you accept? Gold, silver, platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium.
What is your minimum charge? $95 lot fee on metal, $125 on burnables.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? 2 oz. of karat scrap.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No limit.
Which analysis methods do you use? X-ray fluorescence, gravimetric, fire assay, Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS).
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? Metal: 1-5 days. Burnables: 10-15 days.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Based upon weight and content composition.

 

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Glines & Rhodes Inc.

P.O. Box 2285
189 East St.
Attleboro, MA 02703
1-508-226-2000
1-800-343-1196
sales@glinesandrhodes.com
www.glinesandrhodes.com
What metals do you accept? Gold, silver, platinum, palladium, rhodium, iridium, ruthenium.
What is your minimum charge? Varies for service; call for quote.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? No minimum.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No maximum.
Which analysis methods do you use? X-ray fluorescence, Inductively Coupled Spectroscopy (ICP), fire assay.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? Varies for service; call for quote.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Based on quantity/type of material.

 

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Hauser & Miller Co. Inc.

10950 Lin-Valle Drive
St. Louis, MO 63123
1-314-487-1311
1-800-462-7447
support@hauserandmiller.com
www.hauserandmiller.com
What metals do you accept? Gold and silver scrap, filings, sweeps; platinum and palladium filings and sweeps.
What is your minimum charge? $45.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? 3-4 oz. for karat gold; 50 oz. for silver.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? For amounts in excess of 300 oz. of gold or 10,000 oz. of silver, contact company.
Which analysis methods do you use? Fire assay.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? 5 working days on most lots of meltable gold or silver scrap; 2 weeks for sweeps.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Stone removal on request.
Are consultations available for client operations? Contact company for details.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes for 10 oz. or more of karat gold, 100 oz. or more of silver.
How do you determine your charges? Based on weight received.

A Reputation Unrivaled

The refining process is a special craft; one that requires knowledge of precious metals that only experience can provide. Since our inception in 1909, we have handled the recovery of all types of precious metal scrap, coins, filings, and sweeps. Extraordinary care is taken with each lot received, including multiple weighing verifications and assays, and special lot processing. We guarantee to process your scrap in the most efficient manner, to give you the best possible return. Whether our customers prefer cash or metal in return, our refining services exceed the needs of all who use them. Contact us: Hauser & Miller, 1-800-462-7447, support@hauserandmiller.com, hauserandmiller.com.

 

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Hoover & Strong Inc.

10700 Trade Road
Richmond, VA 23236-3000
1-804-794-3700
1-800-759-9997
info@hooverandstrong.com
www.hooverandstrong.com
What metals do you accept? All precious metals.
What is your minimum charge? Depending on lot size, no charge.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? 1 oz.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No maximum.
Which analysis methods do you use? X-ray fluorescence, Inductively Coupled Spectroscopy (ICP), fire assay, Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS).
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? 48 hours.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? By lot size.

 

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Horizon Metals

3925 North Pulaski Rd.
Chicago IL 60641
1-773-478-8888
1-800-442-5569
info@horizonmetals.com
www.horizonmetals.com
What metals do you accept? All precious metals with no toxic metals.
What is your minimum charge? $25.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? 5 oz.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? Contact us.
Which analysis methods do you use?  X-ray fluorescence, Inductively Coupled Spectroscopy (ICP), fire assay.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? Same-day payment for X-rayF and ICP, 3 days for fire assay.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Contact us.

MJSA Member Discount: Free fire assay. Please e-mail MJSA for details, or call 1-800-444-MJSA (6572).

 

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Jewelers Refining Group Inc.

38 W. 48th St., Ste. #1101
New York, NY 10036
1-212-398-2569
lee@jrginc.com
www.jrginc.com
What metals do you accept? Gold, silver, platinum, palladium.
What is your minimum charge? Call for quote.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? No minimum.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No maximum.
Which analysis methods do you use? X-ray fluorescence, Inductively Coupled Spectroscopy (ICP), fire assay, Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS).
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? Approx. 3 days.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Varies on volume and type of material.

 

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Johnson Matthey

1401 King Road
West Chester, PA 19380
1-212-245-6790
ptorders@jmusa.com
www.jmny.com
What metals do you accept? Platinum, palladium, platinum/palladium-rich mixed scrap.
What is your minimum charge? Available upon request.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? 1 kg total scrap.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No maximum.
Which analysis methods do you use? X-ray fluorescence, Inductively Coupled Spectroscopy (ICP), gravimetric. Spectrographic techniques are available.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? Settlement time is four weeks for platinum and palladium, dependent on assay.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Contact us.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Dependent on assay, grade of scrap, identity of metals and other components of the matrix.

 

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Metallix Refining Inc.

251 Industrial Blvd.
Greenville, NC 27834
1-800-327-7938
sales@metallixrefining.com
www.metallixrefining.com
What metals do you accept? Gold, silver, platinum, palladium, and rhodium.
What is your minimum charge? No minimum.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? No minimum.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No maximum.
Which analysis methods do you use? X-ray fluorescence, Inductively Coupled Spectroscopy (ICP), gravimetric, fire assay.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? Within 3-5 business days of receiving the material at our refinery.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Contact us.
Are consultations available for client operations? No.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? No.
How do you determine your charges? Charges are based on lot size, frequency, and customer agreements.

 

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Pasternak Findings Ltd.

12 Merkaz Ba’aley Hamelacha St.
POB 4767
Tel Aviv 61561
Israel
972-3-525-6047
1-866-450-7774
info@pasternakfindings.com
www.pasternakfindings.com
What metals do you accept? Gold, silver.
What is your minimum charge? $26.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? No minimum.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No maximum.
Which analysis methods do you use? Fire assay.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? 72 hours.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Stone removal is available.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Percentage of refined metal.

 

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Precious Metals West/Fine Gold

608 S. Hill St., #407
Los Angeles, CA 90014-1725
1-213-689-4872
1-800-999-7528
daniel@preciousmetalswest.com
www.pmwest.us
What metals do you accept? Gold, palladium, platinum, silver.
What is your minimum charge? $100 for gold.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? Contact us.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? Contact us.
Which analysis methods do you use? X-ray fluorescence, fire assay.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? 5-10 working days.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? No.
How do you determine your charges? A percentage, which varies from metal to metal.

 

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Profiners Inc.

2299 Amber Drive
Hatfield, PA 19440
1-215-997-1060
1-800-458-8901
cgarrison@profiners.com
What metals do you accept? All precious metallic scrap.
What is your minimum charge? $75.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? 1 oz.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? 5,000 oz.
Which analysis methods do you use? Inductively Coupled Spectroscopy (ICP), fire assay.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? 2 days.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Metal purity, lot weight.

 

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Rapid Precious Metals Inc.

3290 Lien St.
Rapid City, SD 57702
1-605-343-1533
1-800-892-2787
bspomer.rpm@rushmore.com
www.rapidpreciousmetals.com
What metals do you accept? Gold, silver, platinum.
What is your minimum charge? $250.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? No minimum.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? 1,000 T.O. gold.
Which analysis methods do you use? Fire assay, Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS).
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? 4 days from receipt.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Percentage of metal recovered, with minimum charges.

 

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Republic Metals Corporation

12900 NW 38th Ave.
Miami, FL 33054
1-305-517-3638
1-888-685-8505
rmc2@republicmetalscorp.com
www.republicmetalscorp.com
What metals do you accept? Gold, silver, platinum, palladium.
What is your minimum charge? None.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? Gold: 1 kg. Silver: 5 kg. Platinum and Palladium: 500 g.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No maximum.
Which analysis methods do you use? X-ray fluorescence, Inductively Coupled Spectroscopy (ICP), fire assay.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? Please contact us for specifics.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Lot size, material quality/composition, history of business at RMC.

 

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Stuller Inc.

302 Rue Louis XIV
Lafayette, LA 70508
1-337-262-7700
1-800-877-7777
info@stuller.com
www.stuller.com
What metals do you accept? Gold, silver, platinum, palladium, and high-grade filings.
What is your minimum charge? $50 for gold and silver with cash-out options; $100 for platinum and palladium.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? None on gold and silver; 10 oz. on platinum, palladium, high-grade filings.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? No maximum.
Which analysis methods do you use? Fire assay.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? 3-7 days, depending on the metal.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Contact us.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? No.
How do you determine your charges? Completely based on industry and market.

 

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Umicore Precious Metals USA

527 Pleasant St.
Attleboro, MA 02703
1-508-838-2090
1-877-795-5060
jean.poole@umicore.com
www.preciousmetals.umicore.com
What metals do you accept? Platinum, gold, silver, gold-filled, sweeps.
What is your minimum charge? Depends on material. Contact us.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? Depends on material. Contact us.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? Lot size dependant on material received.
Which analysis methods do you use? X-ray fluorescence, Inductively Coupled Spectroscopy (ICP), fire assay, Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAS).
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? Depends on material and size of lot.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? No.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Charges based on material, elements to assay, and treatment charges.

 

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United Precious Metal Refining

2781 Townline Road
Alden, NY 14004
1-716-683-8334
1-800-999-3463
sales@unitedpmr.com
www.unitedpmr.com
What metals do you accept? Precious metals: gold, platinum, silver, palladium, rhodium.
What is your minimum charge? Minimum charge varies depending on the metal being processed.
What is the minimum amount of metal you can accept? No minimum, as long as the minimum charges are met.
What is the maximum amount of metal you can accept? We have no limit on the maximum size of a lot.
Which analysis methods do you use? X-ray fluorescence, Inductively Coupled Spectroscopy (ICP), fire assay.
What is your time frame for sampling, analysis, and settlement/payment? 24-48 hours for gold; time varies for other metals.
Are stone removal and/or sorting services available? Yes, both stone removal and sorting.
Are consultations available for client operations? Yes.
Is technical information available? Yes.
Do you allow customers to witness the processing of the lot and obtain a sample? Yes.
How do you determine your charges? Standard charges are based on the size of the lot and/or customer history and agreement.

MJSA Member Discount: $25 off the refining charges on your first lot. Please e-mail MJSA for details, or call 1-800-444-MJSA (6572).

 

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