Shor carries everything you need to refine gold, silver and platinum group metals.
Our saltwater system, the Simplicity Refining System works without acids or other toxic chemicals. This system is suitable for refining jewelry, bullion, coins, jeweler's bench sweeps and other similar material.
Our aqua regia system, the Shor Aqua Regia Gold & Platinum Refining System, uses no nitric acid, is completely self-contained and employs an integrated scrubber to clean and neutralize all fumes before they are exhausted. This system uses the revolutionary Quadratic Precipitant and MX3 concentrated dissolving agent.
We also have all of the chemicals you need for refining, including both chemical compounds and mixtures developed by Shor R&D (such as Quadratic and MX3), complete chemical kits like the Aqua Regia Starter Kit, as well as the more common chemicals such as sodium nitrate and sodium metabisulfite. All at very competitive prices. Comprehensive instructions are available on all of these products, as well as free, no-charge technical support.
The Shor AR3G Aqua Regia Gold & Platinum Refining System is the latest iteration of Shor's aqua regia system. Very affordable, yet one of the most advanced and safest aqua regia type gold refining systems available. Now with new, magnetic stirrer/hotpla Learn more ›
A superior, dry, non-hazardous substitute for nitric acid when making aqua regia. This very dense chemical mixture dissolves instantly, making it far more economical to use than sodium nitrate. MX3 possesses all of the advantages that sodium nitrate has Learn more ›
|MX3-10||10 lb bag||$129.99|
|MX3-1||1 lb bag||$15.99|
A commonly used dry substitute for nitric acid when making aqua regia. This compound is significantly better than nitric because it is far less hazardous, fumes are reduced by 90-95%, is more easily obtained, and is far less expensive. Learn more ›
|NANO35||5 lb bag||$39.95|
|NANO31||1 lb bag||$19.95|
This exciting new product makes gold refining much easier and more comfortable. After over a decade in development by Shor’s R&D department, this powdered precipitant has been perfected to meet all of the characteristics you've been asking for. Learn more ›
|QuadraticPrecip10||10 lb bag||$199.95|
|QuadraticPrecip1||1 lb bag||$24.95|
Sodium metabisulfite is an affordable and effective selective precipitant for gold. This chemical can recover up to 99.95% of pure gold when the precipitated gold is thoroughly rinsed. It works well even at room temperature. Learn more ›
Also known as lye or caustic soda. Add water and simmer in a Pyrex or Stainless Steel pot for 1 hour. Removes rouge, shellac, rubber wheels, iron filing and even deoxidizes your bench sweeps. all in one step! Sodium hydroxide is a hazmat item. Learn more ›