Arrakis is a Colorado Based Mining & Mineral Processing Consulting Firm

Incorporated in 1988, Arrakis has over 33 years of experience.

We Offer:

  • Mineral Processing

  • Analytical Test Work & Fire Assay

  • Elemental Analysis

  • Sample Prep- Crushing & Fine Grinding

  • Process System Design

  • Autoclave Technology

  • Plant & Mill Technical Solutions

  • Plant Engineering & Design

  • Drill Programs

  • Site Permitting

  • Environmental Remediation

  • Project Management


Using innovative technologies, Arrakis, Inc. has extensive experience in the extraction of Gold, Silver, Copper, Base, and Platinum Group Metals. Metal recovery include: Refractory Ores, and Slag.  

We also specialize in Process Development and Plant Design.   

Arrakis is dedicated to solving your mineral processing and milling issues and providing a cost effective customized solution to ensure that your project is successful.

James R Murray
President & CEO

Mr. James Murray has 40 years of mining engineering experience including:

  • Process Engineering

  • Project Management

  • Plant Process Design

  • Environmental Compliance  


Richard S. Kunter
Senior Associate
Senior Metallurgist

Mr. Richard Kunter has 50 years of experience including:

  • Extractive Metallurgy

  • Process Engineering

  • Plant Management

  • Senior Engineer

Eric A. Fritz
Operations Manager
Senior Geologist

Mr. Eric Fritz has 20 years 

of experience including:

  • Material Analysis

  • Geologic Mapping

  • Resource Calculation

  • Extractive Metallurgy

Dr. Ronald T. Poole
Senior Associate
PGM  Specialist
Dr. Thomas Battle
Senior Associate
Michelle L. Hite
Office Manager

Fun Fact:  James Murray appeared on Discovery's Gold Rush

Season 8 Episode 19 

Originally Aired March 2, 2018

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