Definitions for "Amalgamation"
The mixing or blending of different elements, races, societies, etc.; also, the result of such combination or blending; a homogeneous union.
Combination, mix, or blend of components or characteristics consolidated into unit.
The merger of 2 or more companies into 1.
Keywords:  mercury, crushed, silver, alloy, gold
The act or operation of compounding mercury with another metal; -- applied particularly to the process of separating gold and silver from their ores by mixing them with mercury.
(1) the process of bringing particles of free gold or silver into contact with mercury. The most common practice was to pass a slurry of crushed gold ore over large copper plates that had been coated with mercury. In the case of silver, a slurry mix of crushed silver ore was run through metal pans containing mercury. (2) the process by which mercury is alloyed with some other metal to produce an amalgam. Used at one time for the extraction of gold and silver from pulverized ores.
This is a mining term relating to the combination of metal such as silver, platinum or gold, with mercury. Amalgamation is one of the simplest and easiest ways of recovering fine gold from concentrates.
Amalgamation of titles occurs when the titles of two or more blocks of land are cancelled and a single title is issued for the whole of the area. The blocks of land are no longer separate. (Refer to section 307 of the Act.)
The joining of two or more corporations into a single corporation.(Source: Alberta Corporate Registry)