MINING, ORES, ECONOMIC MINERALS AND RELATED TOPICS

Armstrong F. C. 1981 GENESIS OF URANIUM- AND GOLD-BEARING PRECAMBRIAN QUARTZ-PEBBLE CONGLOMERATES USGS Prof. Paper #1161 wps faded else light wear, vg  with approx. 800 pp., scores of figs. Reports in the volume are individually paginated.                                                                                             Price: $25.00                           (stock#PP1161mc)

Beck R. and Weed W. H. 1905 THE NATURE OF ORE DEPOSITS VOLUME 1 (1st ed.), in brown cloth as issued, wear to edges boards and spine cloth, inner hinge cracked but boards firm, 340 pp., 175 figs, Volume 1 only but nonetheless scarce.                                                              Price: $30.00                                     (stock#MC182)

Brobst D. A. and Pratt W. P. 1973 UNITED STATES MINERAL RESOURCES USGS Prof. Paper #820 4to, cloth light wear, vg, 722 pp., scores of figs.                                                    Price: $30.00            (stock#PP820mc)

Butler B. S. et al. 1920 THE ORE DEPOSITS OF UTAH USGS Prof. Paper #111 bound In buckrum, light wear, obtuse name stamp to two pages else light wear, contents otherwise clean and vg, 672 pp., 53 of 57 plates- lacks the 4 pocket maps, and 74 figs. Scarce.                                     Price: $90.00                            (stock#PP111)

Curtis, J. S. 1887 THE QUANTITATIVE DETERMINATION OF SILVER BY MEANS OF THE MICROSCOPE from 6th USGS Annual Rpt, 4to, cloth tape along spine, light wear, vg, 30 pp., 1 plate and 2 figures.      

                                                                                                                   Price: $20.00                          (stock#MC150)

Garrels R. M. and Larsen E. S.  1959 GEOCHEMISTRY AND MINERALOGY OF THE COLORADO PLATEAU URANIUM ORES USGS Prof. Paper #320 wps with some wear, light soiling, contents vg, 236 pp.

                                                                                                                                     Price: $25.00                              (stock#PP320)

Six (6) publications on Gold and Silver, all U. S. Geological Circulars, all vg, ex-lib. With diverse titles including GOLD IN METEORITES AND IN THE EARTH’S CRUST; ESTABLISHMENT OF GOLD-QUARTZ STANDARD GQS-1; THE DETERMINATION OF GOLD IN GEOLOGIC MATERIALS BY NEUTRON-ACTIVATION ANALYSIS USING FIRE ASSAY FOR THE RADIOCHEMICAL SEPARATIONS; SILVER IN VENS OF HYPOGENE MANGANESE OXIDES and two more.                                                                                                                Price: $25.00                      (stock#MC117)

Hess F. K. 1917 TUNGSTEN MINERAL AND DEPOSITS USGS Bull. #652 wps with light+ wear, chips to margins, contents clean and vg, 85 pp., 25 plts and 4 figs. The work is noted for is fine colored plates of mineral specimens.                                                                                   Price: $25.00                (stock#USGSB652)

Hess F. L. and Larsen E. S. 1921 CONTACT METAMORPHIC TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS OF THE  UNITED STATES no wps, some pencil notations on title page, with corner crease and small chip, contents vg with 65 pp., 4 plts, 10 figs. Good CA, NV and NM coverage.                                                                              Price: $15.00                      (stock#USGSB725D)

Koschman A. H. and Bergendahl M. H. 1968 PRINCIPAL GOLD PRODUCING DISTRICTS OF THE UNITED STATES USGS Prof. Paper #610 wps, signature else vg clean copy with 283 pp. and 28 figs. Long of out print.                                                                                                       Price: $40.00                            (stock#PP610)

Marsh S. P. et al. (eds.) WILDERNESS MINERAL POTENTIAL: ASSESSMENT OF MINERAL-RESOURCE POTENTIAL IN U.S. FOREST SERVICE LANDS STUDIED IN 1964-1984 Vols 1 and 2, complete. 4to, printed cloth, vg set with 1183 pp., scores of figs. Heavy item for shipping.        Price: $40.00           (stock#PP1300mc)

Overstreet W. C. 1967 THE GEOLOGIC OCCURRENCE OF MONAZITE U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper #530 wraps as issued, signature to wraps else light wear and a very good copy of Overstreet’s classic treatise with 327 pp., the 2 plates (folding maps showing global Monazite distribution) are lacking.      Price: $25.00                   (stock#PP530)

Park C. F. and MacDiarmid 1983 GIACIMENTI MINERARI (in Italian) wps light wear vg, The Italian translation of the author’s classic text on ORE DEPOSITS. Scarce.                                               Price: $25.00                (stock#MC165)

Phalen W. C. 1919 SALT RESOURCES OF THE UNITED STATES wps with some wear, short tear, signature, stamp, contents vg with 284 pp., 17 plts, figs.                                                 Price: $20.00                             (stock#USGSB669)

Prieto C. 1973 MINING IN THE NEW WORLD McGraw-Hill 8vo, dust jacket with small tears, volume proper is fine, clean 239 pp. + figs providing a highly readable and concise history of precious metal mining in Mexico and South America from the beginning of European colonialism to the 19th century.             Price: $25.00                                   (stock#MC141)

Schrader F. C. et al. 1916 USEFUL MINERALS OF THE UNITED STATES USGS Bull. #624 wps, light wear, ex-lib, contents vg, 412 pp.                                                                     Price: $20.00                       (stock#USGSB624)

Stone R. W. et al. 1920 GYPSUM DEPOSITS OF THE UNITED STATES USGS Bulletin #697 wraps with some wear, tape along lower part of spine, contents and wraps with occasional stamp else vg 326 pp., 37 plts, 57 figs.                                                                                                                                                          Price: $20.00                           (stock#USGSB697)

Synder F. G. (ed.) 1950 SYMPOSIUM ON MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES Unv. Tenn Press 8vo, cloth, light wear, vg to fine, clean copy, 236 pp., numerous plates and figures, folding map in rear pocket.                                                                             Price: $30.00                                (stock#TN03)

Tooker E. W. et al. 1989 UNITED STATES GOLD TERRANES PARTS 1 USGS Bull. #1857-B 4to wps with small stamp else light wear vg 74 pp., 17 figs. Focused on Utah, Nevada, Idaho, and the Black Hills.    

                                                                                                                              Price: $15.00                  (stock#USGSB1857B)

Turner F. J. EVOLUTION OF METAMORPHIC ROCKS 1948 GSA Memoir #30 8vo, gilt cloth, front paste down toned from age else contents clean, vg, 342 pp., 86 figs.           Price:  $25.00                          (stock#GSAM30)

Walker G. F. et al. 1964 GEOLOGY OF URANIUM BEARING VEINS IN CONTERMINOUS UNITED STATES USGS Prof. Paper #455A-F; G two vols, in wps with signature, tape repair, some wear, contents with marginal stain, reading or field copy, 146 pp., map in pocket, scores of figs.                                         Price: $15.00                    (stock#PP455A-F)

Young G. J. 1946 ELEMENTS OF MINING (4th ed.) cloth, gilt titles, mining company stamp on free end paper, very tips of 10 page corners dog-earred else very good copy, 755 pp. 328 figs.            

                                                                                                             Price: $25.00                                 (stock#MC25)

U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY CONTRIBUTIONS TO ECONOMIC GEOLOGY VOLUMES

 

Issued as single volumes periodically between 1902-1932, with separate report offprints. Thereafter individual reports were mostly issued as separate numbers of the USGS Bulletin Series (where they are listed, or on their appropriate State or Region page).

#470  Richardson G. B. et al. 1911 CONTRIBUTIONS TO ECONOMIC GEOLOGY 1910 PART 1 -  METALS AND NON-METALS EXCEPT FUELS USGS Bulletin #470 wps with some wear, old archival tape along spine, corner tear, crease, contents vg aside from first few page corners that are worn. Contains diverse reports on mining and quarrying including: THE AURIFEROUS GRAVELS OF THE TRINITY RIVER BASIN CALIFORNIA By Diller; THE ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF CARSON CAMP, HINSDALE COUNTY COLORADO By Emmons; GEOLOGY AND MINERALIZATION OF THE UPPER ST. JOE RIVER BASIN IDAHO By Pardee; GOLD BEARING GROUND MORAINE IN NORTHWESTERN MONTANA By Schrader; GEOLOGIC RELATION OF THE ORE DEPOSITS IN THE ELKHORN MOUNTAINS MONTANA By Stone; NOTES ON THE ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE RAMSAY, TALAPOOSA AND WHITE HORSE MINING DISTRICTS IN LYON AND WASHOE COUNTIES NEVADA By Hill; THE ORE DEPOSITS NEAR PINOS ALTOS NEW MEXICO By Paige; LEAD AND ZINC DEPOSITS IN THE METALINE MINING DISTRICT NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON; SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES ON THE COMMERICAL GRANITES OF MASSACHUSETTS By Dale; ASBESTOS IN THE UNITED STATES By Diller and more. With 558 pp., 17 plts, 54 figs.     

                                                                                                                            Price: $45.00                        (stock#USGSB470)

#640  Ransome F. L. et al. 1917 CONTRIBUTIONS TO ECONOMIC GEOLOGY (SHORT PAPERS AND PRELIMINARY REPORTS), 1916 PART 1. - METALS AND NONMETALS EXCEPT FUELS USGS Bull. #640 bound in buckrum, ex-lib, vg copy with 255 pp., 5 plts, 24 figs, and contains among other papers, the following:  RECONNAISSANCE OF THE CONCONULLY AND RUBY MINING DISTRICTS WASHINGTON By Jones; LODE MINING IN THE QUARTZBURG AND GRIMES PASS PORPHRY BELT, BOISE BASIN IDAHO By Jones; THE GOLDEN ARROW, CLIFFORD AND ELLENDALE DISTRICTS, NYE OCUNTY NEVADA By Ferguson; THE GOLD LOG MINE, TALLADEGA COUNTY ALABAMA By Bastin; SOME MANGANESE MINES IN VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND By Hewitt; PLACER DEPOSITS OF THE MANHATTEN DISTRICT NEVADA By Ferguson and more.               Price: $40.00                 (stock#USGSB640)

#690  Ransome F. L. et al. 1919 CONTRIBUTIONS ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, 1918, PART I, METALS AND NONMETALS EXCEPT FUELS, wps with corner bump else contents vg, 147 pp., 5 plts, 11 figs, and diverse mining contents including:  ZINC CARBONATE AND RELATED COPPER CARBONATE ORES AT OPHIR UTAH By Loughlin; QUICKSILVER DEPOSITS OF THE PHOENIX MOUNTAINS, ARIZONA By Schrader; MANGANESE AT BUTTE, MONTANA By Pardee; SOME MANGANESE DEPOSITS IN MADISON COUNTY, MONTANA By Pardee and more.                                                                                                                     Price: $25.00                    (stock#USGSB690) 

#725 Ransome F. L. et al. 1922 CONTRIBUTIONS TO ECONOMIC GEOLOGY 1921 PART 1- METALS  AND NONMETALS EXCEPT FUELS wraps with small chips else light wear, vg, 440 pp., 19 plts, 47 figs and  diverse papers including CHROMITE IN THE KLAMATH MOUNTAINS OF CALIFORNIA AND OREGON  By J. S. Diller; CHROME ORES OF SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA AND MARYLAND By E. B.  Knopf; ORE DEPOSITS OF CEDAR MOUNTAIN MINERAL COUNTY NEVADA By A. Knopf; ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SIERRITA MOUNTAINS PIMA COUNTY ARIZONA By Ransome F. L. and many others.                                                                                               Price: $35.00                (stock#USGSB725)

#735  Ransome F. L. et al. 1923 CONTRIBUTIONS TO ECONOMIC GEOLOGY 1922 PART 1- METALS AND NONMETALS EXCEPT FUELS wps with small chips at spine ends, light+ wear, contents are vg with 336 pp., 15 plts, 67 figs.  With papers on the Comstock Lode, Silver ores at Wickenburg, Arizona, Candelaria District Nevada, and the San Juan Mountains of Colorado,  Diamonds from Arkansas  and more.         Price: $35.00                      (stock#USGSB735) 

MINING – GENERAL, REFERENCE, AND CLASSIC TEXTS
 


Abshire E. 1958 BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ZIRCONIUM USBM IC#7830 wps with stamp blacked out  else vg, thick vol.                                                                                             Price: $10.00                              (stock#USBMIC7830)


Atomic Energy Commission 1949 PROSPECTING FOR URANIUM small booklet, some external wear, contents vg, 123 pp., 2 plates. More of a historical item from the Uranium craze of the late 1940s-50s.

                                                                                                    Price: $15.00                                          (stock#MC172)

Bateman A. M. 1950 ECONOMIC MINERAL DEPOSITS (2nd ed., John Wiley, publisher) covers with some scuff marks, minor underlining in text else vg, 916 pp., figs.       Price: $15.00                                            (stock#MC01)

Davis C. V. (ed.) 1942 HANDBOOK OF APPLIED HYDRAULICS tall 8vo, light+ wear, vg, 1,084  pp. + figs., 1st ed.                                                                                              Price: $25.00                                           (stock#MC02)

Dixon C. J. 1979 ATLAS OF ECONOMIC MINERAL DEPOSITS boards with light wear, ex-lib.  else contents vg 143 pp., figs, most of which are maps.                                  Price: $20.00                                           (stock#MC03)

Fox C. S. 1932 BAUXITE AND ALUMINOUS LATERITE – A TREATISE London, Crosby, Lockwood and Son, publisher, 2nd ed., light+ exterior wear, in original cloth, gilt title on cover faded, on spine it is good, mild ex- library with Franklin Institute bookplate on paste down, frontis plate is loose with short tears to margin else rest of volume vg, 321 pp., numerous figs. Scarce.              Price: $25.00                                        (stock#MIN141)

Gillson J. 1960 INDUSTRIAL MINERALS AND ROCKS (3rd ed.) AIME cloth light wear, vg 934 pp., plts, figs.   
                                                                                                      Price: $20.00                                       (stock#MC05)

Hansen D. A. et al. (eds.) 1966 MINING GEOPHYSICS two volumes, light wear, Vol. 1 with 492 pp., figs; Vol. 2 with 708 pp., figs. Very good set.                                             Price: $45.00                                       (stock#MC06)

Hawkes H. E. 1957  PRINCIPLES OF GEOCHEMICAL PROSPECTING USGS Bull. 1000-F  8vo in wps, light wear, vg, 131 pp., 1 fig.                                                                 Price: $10.00                           (stock#USGSB1000f)

Koschmann A. H. and Bergendahl M. H. 1962 GOLD IN THE UNITED STATES USGS map MR-24 large folding map in printed sleeve; sleeve with some wear, stamp, short tears, map is vg and accompanied by 22 pp. text. Long out of print.                                                                          Price: $15.00                                (stock#mapMR24)

 

Koutek J. et al. (eds) SYMPOSIUM PROBLEMS OF POST-MAGMATIC ORE DEPOSITION WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE GEOCHEMISTRY OF ORE VEINS Vol. 2. Prague: Czech. Academy of Sciences 8vo, dust jacket with short tears, wear, contents fine, in English, French and Russian 595 pp. + figs. Very scarce.                                                                                             Price: $35.00                                     (stock#MC08)

Lerman A. 1988 GEOCHEMICAL PROCESSESS – WATER AND SEDIMENT ENVIRONMENTS  J. Wiley & Sons, mint copy in publishers shrink wrap, 481 pp. + figs.                   Price: $20.00                                   (stock#MC09)

Lewis R. S. 1941  ELEMENTS OF MINING (2nd ed.) NY: J. Wiley & Sons, 8vo, covers scuffed, ex-lib, contents vg, 579 pp. + figs.                                                                             Price: $15.00                                    (stock#MC10)

Lewis R. S. 1964  ELEMENTS OF MINING (3nd ed.) NY: J. Wiley & Sons, 8vo, light wear contents fine, 768 pp. + figs.                                                                                                  Price: $15.00                                   (stock#MC011)

Louis H. 1923 MINERAL VALUATION scuff to spine else light wear, ex-Franklin Institute Librarywith their tasteful bookplate, 281 pp., figs.                                                      Price: $20.00                                  (stock#MC13)

McKinistry H. E. 1948 MINING GEOLOGY 8vo, cloth, ex-lib else light wear, vg, 680 pp., figs.
                                                                                                              Price: $15.00                               (stock#MC243)

Newhouse W. H. (ed.) 1942 ORE DEPOSITS AS RELATED TO STRUCTURAL FEATURES Princeton Unv. Press royal 4to, in cloth as issued, small bookplate on paste down else fine, 280 pp. + figs.      

                                                                                                               Price: $25.00                                (stock#MC14)

Reis H. 1916  ECONOMIC GEOLOGY NY: J. Wiley & Sons, 8vo in cloth some wear, vg, 856 pp., 288 figs. A classic, scarce.                                                                                      Price: $25.00                               (stock#MC16)

Riley C. M. 1959 OUR MINERAL RESOURCES NY: J. Wiley & Sons 8vo, dust jacket, light wear, priv. ownership stamp else vg, 338 pp. + figs.                                                              Price: $10.00                               (stock#MC17)

Robie E. H. (ed.) 1964 ECONOMICS OF THE MINERAL INDUSTRIES AIME 8vo, in cloth, fine clean copy with 787 pp. + figs.                                                                                          Price: $20.00                             (stock#MC18)

Romanowitz H. J. et al. 1970 GOLD PLACER MINING - PLACER EVALUATION AND DREDGE SELECTION USBM Circ. #8462 wps with private stamp else light wear, vg, 56 pp., 7 figs 

                                                                                                                   Price: $20.00               (stock#USBMC8462)

Shreve R. N. 1956  THE CHEMICAL PROCESS INDUSTRIES NY: McGraw-Hill 8vo, cloth  light wear, vg, 1004 pp. + figs.                                                                                                   Price: $20.00                           (stock#MC19)

Sutherland C. M. V. 1969 GOLD ITS BEAUTY POWER AND ALLURE 3rd ed. Royal 8vo, dj, corner of blank free end paper clipped else vg, 196 pp., beautiful color figures.               Price: $10.00                      (stock#MC020)

Sutulov A.1971  THE SOVIET CHALLENGE IN BASE METALS Unv. Utah Press 8vo in  cloth, small mark to rear cover else fine, 195 pp. + figs.                                                                 Price: $15.00                           (stock#MC21)

Sutulov A. 1972  MINERALS IN WORLD AFFAIRS Unv. Utah Press 8vo in cloth, fine copy signed by author, 200 pp. + figs.                                                                                            Price: $15.00                          (stock#MC22)

Tarr R. S. 1905  ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE UNITED STATES NY: MacMillian Co. 8vo in cloth, light wear, vg copy, 525 pp.                                                                                        Price: $25.00                         (stock#MC23)

Thiebalt, L. 1952 RECHERCHE ET ETUDE ECONOMIQUE DES GITES METALLIFERES [Paris: Librairie Polytechnique CH. Beranger, publisher] cloth. ex-lib, light wear vg, 726 pp., figs.  

                                                                                                                      Price: $25.00                        (stock#MC24)

Young G. J. 1946 ELEMENTS OF MINING (4th ed.) cloth, gilt titles, mining company stamp on free end paper, very tips of 10 page corners dog-earred else very good copy, 755 pp. 328 figs.    

                                                                                                                      Price: $25.00                        (stock#MC25)


 


ORES GENESIS, PROPERTIES, ANALYSES AND RELATED TOPICS
 

 

(anon) 1907  PROPERTIES OF GASES, MINE GASES, MIINE VENTILATION, FUELS vol. from International Library of Technology Series, quarter leather, cloth, gilt spine, some wear, vg copy, 418 pp. + figs.  

                                                                                                                           Price: $22.00         (stock#MC026)

Armstrong F. C. 1981  GENESIS OF URANIUM AND GOLD BEARING PRECAMBRIAN QUARTZ-PEBBLE CONGLOMERATES USGS Prof. Paper 1161-A 4to, wps, ex-lib else vg, 500+ pp. and figs.    

                                                                                                                             Price: $20.00           (stock#PP1161a)

Barus C. and Strouhal V. 1885 THE ELECTRICAL AND MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF THE IRON CARBURETS USGS Bulletin #14 a few small spot to wps, vg copy, scarce, 238 pp. & 31 figs.          

                                                                                                                       Price: $15.00               (stock#USGSB014)

Barus C. and Strouhal V. 1886 PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF THE IRON CARBURETS  USGS Bull. #35 orig. wps with chipped margins else vg copy with 62 pp., 10 figs.    Price: $10.00                  (stock#USGSB035)

Barus  C. 1889 ON THE THERMO ELECTRIC MEASUREMENT OF HIGH TEMPERATURES USGS  Bulletin #54 orig. wps, some short marginal tears, wear/soiling to wps, contents vg with pages largely unopened/untrimmed. With 313 pp., 56 figs, 108 tables.            Price: $15.00               (stock#USGSB054)

Barus C. 1893  HIGH TEMPERATURE WORK IN IGNEOUS FUSION AND EBULLITION CHIEFLY  IN RELATION TO PRESSURE USGS Bulletin #103 wraps loose with minor chips, contents good 57 pp., 9 plts, 3 figs.

                                                                                                                      Price: $10.00      (stock#USGSB103)

Boericke F. S. and Bangert W. m. 1946 EQUILIBRIUM IN THE REDUCTION OF FERROUS CHROMITE BY HYDROGEN AND ENERGY REQUIREMENTS IN THE SELECTIVE REDUCTION OF IRON IN CHROMITE USBM Rpt. Invest. #3813 wps with signature else light wear, vg, 19 pp., 1 fig.       Price: $10.00        (stock#USBMRI3813)   

Bugbee E. E. 1933  TEXTBOOK OF FIRE ASSAYING NY: John Wiley & Sons 8vo, light wear, vg copy 299 pp.  and figs. Scarce.                                                                                    Price: $30.00            (stock#MC27)

Butler B. S. 1915 POTASH IN CERTAIN COPPER AND GOLD ORES USGS Bulletin #620-J wps with signature else fine, 10 pp.                                                                                       Price: $14.00            (stock#USGSB620J)

Campbell W. J. et al. 1979 RELATIONSHIP OF MINERAL HABIT TO SIZE CHARACTERISTICS FOR TREMOLITE CLEAVAGE FRAGMENTS AND FIBERS USBM Rpt. Invest. #8367 wps light wear, vg, 18 pp., 20 figs. 

                                                                                                    Price: $10.00              (stock#USBMRI8367)

Cammen L. 1926  PRINCIPLES OF METALLURGY OF FERROUS METALS American Assoc. Mech. Engineers 8vo, cloth, fine copy, 145 pp. + figs.                                                               Price: $20.00             (stock#MC28)

Clarke F. W. 1889 REPORT OF WORK DONE IN THE DIVISION OF CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS MAINLY DURING FISCAL YEAR 1886 – 1887 USGS Bulletin #55 orig. wps, rear wp loose else vg copy with with 96 pp. with diverse minerals and mineralogy content.                                           Price: $15.00             (stock#USGSB55)

Clarke F. W. 1890 A REPORT OF WORK DONE IN THE DIVISION OF CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, MAINLY DURING THE FISCAL YEAR 1888-89 USGS Bulletin #64 wps pasted on boards, leather spine crumbling, contents age toned, good only copy, 60 pp.                           Price: $10.00         (stock#USGSB064)

Clarke F. W. and Hillebrand W. F. 1897 ANALYSES OF ROCKS WITH A CHAPTER ON ANALYTICAL METHODS, LABORATORY OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1880 TO 1896 USGS Bulletin #148 wps with tape along spine cover, some external wear, contents vg with 306 pp.      

                                                                                                                      Price: $15.00          (stock#USGSB148)

Clarke F. W. 1903 MINERAL ANALYSES FROM THE LABORATORIES OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1880 TO 1903 USGS Bulletin #220 front wp with stamps some wear, rear wrap lacking cloth tape along spine, contents vg, 119 pp. of whole rock analyses from many classic mining districts.    

                                                                                                               Price: $15.00              (stock#USGSB220)

Clarke F. W. 1904 ANALYSES OF ROCKS FROM THE LABORATORY OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1880-1903 USGS Bulletin #228 wps with short tear, light stain to lower margin of contents (not bad at all) else vg copy with 375 pp. covering whole rock analyses from many classic mining districts and other deposits of interest.                                                         Price: $15.00             (stock#USGSB228)

Clarke F. W. 1910 ANALYSIS OF ROCKS & MINERALS FROM LABORATORY OF THE  UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, 1880 TO 1908 USGS Bulletin #419 wraps with chips to ends spine, some notations/stamp, contents vg, with 323 pp.                                   Price: $15.00                    (stock#USGSB419)

Clarke F. W. 1911 The DATA OF GEOCHEMISTRY (SECOND EDITION) USGS Bulletin #4 91 wps, light wear, vg, 782 pp.                                                                                                 Price: $15.00           (stock#USGSB491)

Davidson D. F. 1960  SELENIUM IN SOME EPITHERMAL DEPOSITS OF ANTIMONY MERCURY AND SILVER AND GOLD USGS Bull. 1112-A wps, ex-lib else vg, light wear 16 pp., 2 figs.   

                                                                                                     Price: $10.00                               (stock#USGSB1112a)

Day A. L. et al. 1905 THE ISOMORPHISM AND THERMAL PROPERTIES OF FELDSPARS Carnegie Inst., Washington, D. C. Publication #31 cloth with gilt titles as issued, ex-Franklin Institute library with mild markings and their bookplate on front paste down else vg copy, 95 pp., 26 plts, figs.  

                                                                                                      Price: $40.00                                    (stock#MIN142)

Emmons W. H. 1917 THE ENRICHMENT OF ORE DEPOSITS USGS Bulletin #625 wps with tear along spine, coming loose, contents vg with 530 pp. 7 plts, 29 figs.    Price: $20.00                  (stock#USGSB625)

Grimaldi F. S. et al. 1954  COLLECTED PAPERS ON METHODS OF ANALYSIS FOR  URANIUM AND THORIUM USGS Bull. 1006 8vo, wps, light wear, vg, 184 pp., 8 plts, 25 figs.      Price: $15.00             (stock#USGSB1006)

Hazen S. W. Jr. 1961 STATISTICAL ANALYSES OF SAMPLE DATA FOR ESTIMATING ORE USBM Rpt. Invest. #5835 wps, fine copy.                                                                Price: $10.00                          (stock#USBMRI5835)

Heinen H. J. 1970 MALONONITRILE EXTRACTION OF GOLD FROM ORES USBM Rpt. Invest. #7464 wps, vg, 11 pp., 3 figs.                                                                                  Price: $10.00                         (stock#USBMRI7464)  
 
Hess F. K. 1917 TUNGSTEN MINERALS AND DEPOSITS USGS Bulletin #652 wps with  some wear, short archival tape repairs to spine ends, contents vg, clean with 85 pp., 25 plts and 4 figs. The work is noted for is fine colored plates of mineral specimens.                                Price: $25.00                             (stock#USGSB652)

Hess F. L. 1924 MOLYBDENUM DEPOSITS USGS Bulletin #761 no wps, cloth tape on spine, contents fine, 35 pp., plt, figs.                                                                                   Price: $20.00                              (stock#USGSB761)

 

Hewitt D. F. 1968 SILVER IN VEINS OF HYPOGENE MANGANESE USGS Circ. #553 wps light wear vg 9 pp., 1 fig.                                                                                                    Price: $10.00                                (stock#Circ#553)

Hewlett R. F. 1963 BASIC COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR COMPUTING GRADE AND TONNAGE OF ORE USING STATISTICAL AND POLYGONAL METHODS USBM Rpt. Invest. #6292 wps light wear, fine copy.                                                                                                Price: $8.00                          (stock#USBMRI6292)

Hewlett R. F. 1964 APPLICATION OF SIMULATION IN EVALUATING LOW GRADE MINERAL DEPOSITS USBM Rpt. Invest. #6501 wps, vg, 62 pp., 74 figs.                                Price: $10.00                       (stock#USBMRI6501)  

Hillebrand W. F. 1900 SOME PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF ROCK ANALYSIS USGS Bulletin #176 wps loose with some wear, contents good with 114 pp., 15 figs. A classic  and still important reference on rock and mineral analysis and identification procedures.                         Price: $20.00                           (stock#USGSB176)

Kelly K. K. 1937  CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE DATA ON THEORITICAL METALLURGY PART 8- METAL CARBIDES AND NITRIDES USBM Bull. 407 8vo, wraps with tear, contents with light wear, vg, 66 pp.

                                                                                                            Price: $15.00                         (stock#USBMB407)

Kemp J. F. 1901 THE ROLE OF IGNEOUS ROCKS IN THE FORMATION OF VEINS authors edition offprint AIME Trans. light wear, vg copy, 29 pp. A classic report.                     Price: $10.00                                (stock#MC029)

Kemp J. F. 1906 PROBLEM OF METALIFEROUS VEINS offprint from Econ. Geol. no wraps else minor chips, overall good copy, 20 pp.                                                               Price: $10.00                                (stock#MC030)

Klepper M. R. and Wyant D. G. 1957 NOTES ON THE GEOLOGY OF URANIUM USGS Bull. 1046-F 8vo, wps, fine, 70 pp.                                                                                         Price: $10.00                      (stock#USGSB1046f)

Koster J. et al. 1935 PROGRESS REPORTS – METALLURGICAL DIVISION PT 13- ELECTROMETALLURGICAL INVESTIGATIONS USBM Rpt. Invest. #3322 wps with wear, stamp, contents good, clean with 64 pp., 4 figs. 

                                                                                                             Price: $10.00                     (stock#USBMRI3322)

Kotell S. and Faber J. H. 1960 AN ECONOMIC STUDY OF THE HOT CARBONATE PROCESS FOR REMOVING CARBON DIOXIDE USBM IC #7952 wps, vg, 10 pp., 3 figs.        Price: $10.00                     (stock#USBMIC7952)

Kragten J. 1978  ATLAS OF METAL-LIQUID EQUILIBRIA IN AQUEOUS SOLUTION NY: J. Wiley & Sons tall 8vo, ex-lib, some wear, contents vg, 781 pp. + figs.                      Price: $25.00                                 (stock#MC31)

Marden J. W. and Rich M. N. 1921 INVESTIGATION OF ZIRCONIUM WITH ESPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE METAL AND OXIDE USBM Bulletin #186 wps with corner tear else light wear, vg, 152 pp., 2 plts, 3 figs. 

                                                                                                              Price: $20.00                       (stock#USBMB186)

Nininger R. D. 1954 MINERALS FOR ATOMIC ENERGY New York: Van Nostrand, publ.] cloth, light wear, vg, 367 pp., figs, maps.                                                                            Price: $20.00                                (stock#MC32)

Posepny F. 1902 GENESIS OF ORE DEPOSITS [AIME, publisher] original cloth, hinges cracked but Boards holding well enough, contents vg with 806 pp., figs. A classic text.         Price: $35.00                  (stock#MC56)

Shawe D. R. and Bernold S. 1966 BERYLLIUM CONTENT OF VOLCANIC ROCKS USGS Bull. #1214-C 8vo, wps, light wear, 11 pp., 7 plts.                                                            Price: $8.00                       (stock#USGSB1214c)

 

Short M. N. 1931 MICROSCOPIC DETERMINATION OF THE ORE MINERALS bound in red cloth as limited edition issue by the Survey, light wear, spine a bit faded, contents vg with 204 pp., 11 pls, 16 figs.

                                                                                                              Price: $25.00                       (stock#USGSB825)
 
Short M. N. 1940 MICROSCOPIC DETERMINATION OF THE ORE MINERALS USGS Bulletin #914 8vo, wraps with tears to paper spine cover, contents vg, 314 pp., 14  plts, 33 figs  

                                                                                                                   Price: $20.00              (stock#USGSB914)

Tuttle O. F. and Bowen N. L. 1958  ORIGIN OF GRANITE IN LIGHT OF EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES Geol. Soc. Memoir #74 8vo, gilt spine title blank end papers with foxing/blotches  else clean, 153 pp., 6 plts, 67 figs.

                                                                                                        Price: $15.00     (stock#GSAM74)

Uytenbogaardt W. and Burke E. A. J.  1972 TABLES FOR MICROSCOPIC IDENTIFICATION OF ORE MINERALS tall 8vo, cloth with dust jacket, vg, 430 pp.                                                  Price: $25.00               (stock#MC34)

Uytenbogaardt W. and Burke E. A. J.  1972 TABLES FOR MICROSCOPIC IDENTIFICATION OF ORE MINERALS no dust jacket, ex-lib else vg, 430 pp.                                                                 Price: $20.00      (stock#MC35)

Wells R. C. 1916 THE FRACTIONAL PRECIPITATION OF SOME ORE-FORMING COMPOUNDS AT MODERATE TEMPERATURES USGS Bulletin #609 wps with small corner tear at rear else mild ex-lib copy with contents fine,  46 pp., 2 figs.                                                                               Price: $15.00  (stock#USGSB609)

Wells R. C. 1925 CHEMISTRY OF DEPOSITION OF NATIVE COPPER FROM  ASCENDING SOLUTIONS USGS Bulletin #778 wps, light wear, vg, 71 pp., 2 figs.                Price: $20.00             (stock#USGSB778)

MINING PROCEDURES, SAFTEY, ENVIRONMENTAL, LEGALITIES
 

 


Babcock C. O. 1974 A GEOMETRIC METHOD FOR THE PREDICTION OF STRESSES IN INCLUSIONS ORE BODIES AND MINING SYSTEMS USBM Rpt. Invest. #7838 wps vg copy, 35 pp., 16 figs. 

                                                                                                         Price: $10.00           (stock#USBMRI7838)

Becker R. M. 1963 SOME GENERALIZED PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTIONS WITH  SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE MINERAL INDUSTRIES PART 1- SAMPLING TO n ITEMS PER SAMPLE USBM Rpt. Invest. #6239 wps, fine copy.                                                                                 Price: $8.00            (stock#USBMRI6239)

#7998  Brinkley R. F. and van Dolah R. W. 1961 RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGIC WORK ON EXPLOSIVES, EXPLOSIONS, AND FLAMES: FISCAL YEARS 1955 AND 1956 wps, light wear, vg, 31 pp.   

                                                                                                     Price: $8.00     (stock#USBMC7998)

#7999  Brinkley R. F. and van Dolah R. W. 1961 RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGIC WORK ON EXPLOSIVES, EXPLOSIONS, AND FLAMES: FISCAL YEARS 1957 AND 1958 wps, light wear, vg, 30 pp.  

                                                                                                          Price: $8.00        (stock#USBMC7999)

#8000  Brinkley R. F. and van Dolah R. W. 1961 RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGIC WORK ON EXPLOSIVES, EXPLOSIONS, AND FLAMES: FISCAL YEAR 1959 wps, light wear, vg, 35 pp.        

                                                                                                        Price: $8.00             (stock#USBMC8000)

Brown B. C. et al. 1950 SOME INNOVATIONS IN EQUIPMENT FOR SCALING HIGH ROOFS AND MINE WALLS USBM Rpt. Invest. #4739 wps, vg, 11 pp., 12 figs.         Price: $8.00                (stock#USBMRI4739)

Brunot H. B. 1951 PERMISSIBLE MINE EQUIPMENT APPROVED DURING THE CALENDER YEAR 1950 USBM IC#7606 wps vg copy.                                Price: $8.00         (stock#USBMIC7606)

Cash F. E. and Bernewitz H. W. von METHODS COSTS AND SAFETY IN STRIPPING AND MINING COAL COPPER ORE IRON ORE BAUXITE AND PEBBLE PHOSPHATE USBM Bulletin 298 wps light wear, vg, 275 pp., 120 figs.                                          
Price: $15.00                 (stock#USBMB298)

Durkin J. and Greenfield R. J. 1981 EVALUATION OF THE SEISMIC SYSTEM FOR LOCATING TRAPPED MINERS USBM Rpt. Invest. #8567 wps light wear, vg,  55 pp. 31 figs.  Price: $10.00     (stock#USBMRI8567)

Gardner E. D. 1930 UNDERCUT BLOCK CAVING METHOD OF MINING IN WESTERN COPPER MINES USBM IC #6350 light wear, vg, 44 pp., 35 figs.                                               Price: $20.00          (stock#USBMIC6350)

Gleim E. J. and Lee F. R. 1960 PERMISSIBLE MINE EQUIPMENT APPROVED DURING 1957-1958 USBM IC #7957 wps, light wear, fine, 27 pp.                                        Price: $8.00              (stock#USBMIC7957)

Hanna N. E. 1962 ACTIVE LIST OF PERMISSIBLE EXPLOSIVES AND BLASTING DEVICES APPROVED BEFORE FEBRUARY 28, 1961 USBM IC #8087 wps, light wear, vg, 10 pp.       Price: $8.00              (stock#USBMIC8087)

Harrington D. J. and East J. H. Jr. 1947 DIESEL EQUIPMENT IN UNDERGROUND MINING USBM IC#7406 wps with stamp blacked out else vg.                                                     Price: $15.00          (stock#USBMIC7406)

Horton F. W. 1916 MOLYBDENUM ITS ORES AND THEIR CONCENTRATION USBM  Bulletin 111 wps light wear, 132 pp., 18 plts, 2 figs. Scarce.                                  Price: $20.00              (stock#USBMB111)

Jackson C. F. and John B. 1932 SAMPLING AND ESTIMATION OF ORE DEPOSITS  USBM Bulletin 356 wps light wear, vg copy, 155 pp., 35 figs.                                                Price: $20.00            (stock#USBMB356)

Jones G. W. and Scott G. S. 1947 EXTINCTION OF ISOBUTANE FLAMES BY CARBON DIOXIDE AND NITROGEN USBM Rpt. Invest. #4095 wps with stamp crossed out else good, 9 pp., 2 figs.   

                                                                                                 Price: $8.00         (stock#USBMRI4095)

Kearns R. A. and Lee F. R. 1961 PERMISSIBLE MINE EQUIPMENT APPROVED DURING 1959-1960 USBM IC #8070 wps, light wear, vg, 20 pp.                                         Price: $10.00              (stock#USBMIC8070)

Klinefelter T. A. 1946 EVALUATION OF SOME BINDERS FOR USE IN PELLETIZING SLIMES USBM Rpt. Invest. #3846 wps with stamps else vg, 13 pp., 1 fig.                   Price: $10.00              (stock#USBMRI3846)

Leighton F. and Blake W. 1970 ROCK NOISE SOURCE LOCATION TECHNIQUES  USBM Rpt. Invest. #7432 wps, vg, 18 pp., 3 figs.                                           Price: $10.00                    (stock#USBMRI7432)

Lepper C. M. 1981 GUIDELINES FOR SELECTING SEISMIC DETECTORS FOR HIGH  RESOLUTION APPLICATIONS USBM Rpt. Invest. #8599 wps, light wear, vg         Price: $8.00             (stock#USBMRI8599)

McElroy G. E. 1933 ENGINEERING FACTORS IN THE VENTILATION OF METAL MINES USBM Bulletin 385 wps with stamp, light wear, vg, 196 pp., 68 figs.                                Price: $20.00               (stock#USBMB385)

McQuiston and Shoemaker 1981 GOLD AND SILVER CYANIDIZATION PLANT PRACTICE VOL. 2 cloth light wear, vg, 263 pp., figs.                                Price: $40.00                   (stock#MC36)

Manning V. H. 1919 EXPERIMENT STATIONS OF THE BUREAU OF MINES USBM Bulletin 175 wps light wear, crease to lower pp. margins else vg, 106 pp., 29 plts, 2 figs.              Price: $15.00            (stock#USBMB175)

Mantell C. L. 1948 TIN (2nd ed.) cloth, signature on fep else vg, 573 pp., figs.   Price: $25.00         (stock#MC54)

Moor C. G. 1928 TIN MINING [London, Pitman & Sons, publ.] cloth with tear along gutter, stamp else vg, 171 pp., figs.                                                              Price: $20.00   (stock#MC055)

Munroe C. E. 1921 REGULATION OF EXPLOSIVES IN THE UNITED STATES USBM Bulletin 198 wps light wear, vg, 45 pp.                                                        Price: 10.00           (stock#USBMB198)

Paone J. et al. 1974 LAND UTILIZATION AND RECLAIMATION IN THE MINING INDUSTRY 1930-71 USBM IC #8642 wps with owner name else vg, 61 pp., 51 figs.         Price: $10.00                   (stock#USBMIC8642)

Pugilese J. H. et al. 1979 QUARRYING NEAR URBAN AREAS- AN AID TO PREMINE PLANNING USBM IC #8804 wps light wear, vg, 49 pp., 6 figs.                                        Price: $10.00                   (stock#USBMIC8804)

Rad P. F. and Schmidt, R. L. 1973 TUNNELING MACHINE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT OF AN EXPERIMENTAL FULL SCALE RESEARCH ROCK CUTTING DEVICE USBM Rpt. Invest. #7787 wps, vg, 18 pp., 12 figs.      

                                                                                 Price: $8.00                    (stock#USBMRI7787)


Rutledge J. J. and Hall C. 1912 THE USE OF PERMISSIBLE EXPLOSIVES USBM Bulletin  10 wps with stamp crossed out, spine repairs with cloth tape, contents vg, 34 pp., 5 plts 4 figs.                

                                                                                                     Price: $10.00               (stock#USBMB10)

Sharp W. R. 1974 DESIGN OF AN UNDERGROUND MINE LAYOUT USBM Rpt. Invest. #7828 wps, light wear, vg, 45 pp., 8 figs.                                                                Price: $10.00           (stock#USBMRI7828)

Stahl R. W. 1959 FIREFIGHTING FACILITIES AT COAL MINES COMPARED WITH THOSE AT OTHER INDUSTRIAL PLANTS USBM IC #7931 wps, light wear, vg, 12 pp., 3 figs.   

                                                                                                        Price: $8.00               (stock#USBMIC7931)

Thompson J. W. 1918 ABSTRACTS OF CURRENT DECISIONS ON MINES AND MINING USBM Bulletin 126 wps light wear, vg, 90 pp                            Price: $10.00             (stock#USBMB126)

Thompson J. W. 1918 ABSTRACTS OF CURRENT DECISIONS ON MINES AND MINING USBM Bulletin 163 wps light wear, vg, 147 pp.                           Price: $15.00             (stock#USBMB163)

USBM Staff 1960 TENTATIVE SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FILED MIXED  AMMONIUM NITRATE BLASTING AGENTS USBM IC # 7988 wps, light wear, vg, 12 pp.      Price: $8.00           (stock#USBMIC7988)

USBM Staff 1970 MINE WATER RESEARCH PLANT DESIGN AND COST ESTIMATES FOR LIMESTONE TREATMENT USBM Rpt. Invest. # 7368 wps, vg, 13 pp., 1 fig.    Price: $8.00              (stock#USBMRI7368)

Weld C. M. et al. MANGANESE – USES PREPARATION MINING COSTS AND PRODUCTION OF FERRO-ALLOYS USBM Bulletin 173 wps, light wear, vg copy,  209 pp., 13 figs.         Price: $20.00              (stock#USBMB173)

Wells  J. H. 1969 PLACER EXAMINATION 4to, wps with old tape along spine, some  external Wear contents vg, 155 pp. + figs.                              Price: $20.00               (stock#MC37)   

Wilson H. M. and Rice G. S. 1912 FIRST NATIONAL MINE SAFETY DEMONSTATION USBM Bulletin 44 wps light wear, vg, 75 pp., 7 plts, 4 figs.                                          Price: $14.00         (stock#USBMB044)


 


                   MINING- REGIONAL DEPOSITS AND ECONOMICS
     (Note- See listings for specific States/Regions for more titles and specific districts/mines)

 


Adams G. I. et al. 1904 GYPSUM DEPOSITS OF THE UNITED STATES USGS Bulletin #223 no wps contents clean, vg copy with much on gypsum and related minerals from California New  York Michigan and elsewhere. With 129 pp., 21 plts, 32 figs.    Price: $20.00            (stock#USGSB223)

Avery R. B. et al. 1958  SELECTED ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ASBESTOS RESOURCES IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA USGS Bulletin 1019-L 8vo, wps, vg 49 pp.    

                                                                                                                         Price: $5.00           (stock#USGSB1019l

Barnes P. 1885 THE PRESENT TECHNICAL CONDITION OF THE STEEL INDUSTRY IN THE UNITED STATES USGS Bull. #25 wps with marginal chips and small label else vg copy, clean, 85 pp.                        

                                                                                                                            Price: $10.00       (stock#USGSB25)

Bastin E. S. 1910 ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF FELDSPAR DEPOSITS OF THE UNITED  STATES USGS Bulletin #420 no front wrp, light stain to margin but still g+ copy, 85 pp., 8 plts.  Price: $20.00    (stock#USGSB420)

Berliner J. F. T. POTASH BIBLIOGRAPHY TO 1928 (ANNOTATED) USBM Bulletin 327 wps light wear, vg,  578 pp.                                                                                                   Price: $15.00            (stock#USBMB327)

Carr M. S. and Dutton C. E. 1959  IRON ORE RESOURCES OF THE UNITED  STATES INCLUDING ALASKA AND PUERTO RICO USGS Bulletin 1082-C, 8vo  wps, light wear, signed by Dutton 134 pp., 1 plt, 1 fig.  

                                                                                              Price: $10.00           (stock#USGSB1082c)

Cornwall H. R. 1966  NICKEL DEPOSITS OF NORTH AMERICA USGS Bull. 1223 8vo in wps, light wear, vg, 62 pp., 1 fig. with State by State mining district  commentary.             Price: $8.00              (stock#USGSB1223)

Dale T. N. et al. 1914 SLATE IN THE UNITED STATES USGS Bulletin # 586 wps with light+ wear, bound by archival cloth tape, contents clean and vg, 220 pp., 26 plts, 18 figs.      Price: $20.00          (stock#USGSB586)

Davis E. W. 1964  PIONEERING WITH TACONITE dust jacket with some wear else vg, 246 pp., figs, Much on the Mesabi Range of Minnesota.                                              Price: $15.00           (MC038)
 
Dean B. G. 1960  SELECTED ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE GEOLOGY  OF URANIUM BEARING VEINS IN THE UNITED STATES USGS Bull. 1059-G wps  with stamps, ex-lib, vg, 114 pp., 1 plt.   

                                                                                        Price: $10.00                     (stock#USGSB1059g)

Douglas R. J. W. (ed.) 1972 GEOLOGY AND ECONOMIC MINERALS OF CANADA 4to, massive vol and map case. With 838 pp., numerous figs, 12 maps and charts. A monumental work and with light wear, vg to fine copy.                                                                                                       Price: $75.00            (CAN010)

Drake H. J. 1978 SILVER Minerals Commodity Profiles Dept. Interior 4to, wps with stamps else vg.

                                                                                                                 Price: $8.00  (stock#MC1035)

Fischer R. P. and Ohl J. P. 1970  BIBLIOGRAPHY ON THE GEOLOGY AND RESOURCES OF VANADIUM TO 1968 USGS Bull. #1316 8vo, fine copy, 168pp.                                        Price: $10.00            (stock#USGSB1316)

Gale H. S. 1912 NITRATE DEPOSITS USGS Bulletin #523 rear wp with corner tear else fine, 36 pp., 2 plts, 2 figs.                                                                                                      Price: $14.00        (stock#USGSB523)

Gunning H. C. 1956 THE TECTONIC HISTORY AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF THE WESTERN CORDILLERA [Canadian Inst. Mining Metallurgy, Special Volume #8] 4to, cloth light wear, vg, 353 pp., figs.    

                                                                                                          Price: $30.00               (stock#MC40)

Gwinn G. R. 1951 DOMESTIC MICA USBM IC #7617 wps light wear, vg.   Price: $10.00    (stock#USBMIC7617)

Hatcher H. 1950 A CENTURY OF IRON AND MEN dust jacket with some wear else vg, 295 pp., 24 plts, much on Minnesota and Wisconsin iron mining.                                        Price: $15.00                 (stock#MC41)

Hibbard W. R. 1967 POTENTIAL SOURCES OF ALUMINUM USBM IC #8335 wps light wear, vg, 148 pp., 37 figs.                                                                     Price: 10.00                (stock#USBMIC8335)

Hollenbeck R. P. 1967 FLUORSPAR IN THE EASTERN UNITED STATES USBM IC #8339 wps, light wear, fine copy, 35 pp., 11 figs.                                       Price: $15.00               (stock#USBMIC#8339)

International Geological Congress 1956 (published 1959) GEOLOGIA APLICADA A LA INGENIERIA Y A LA MINERA wps light wear, vg, 434 pp., figs, with substantial papers on various mineral Deposits and mining districts in Europe, Africa, the Middle East  and elsewhere.         Price: $20.00                (stock#MC42)

Johnson J. L. (ed.) 1987 BULK MINEABLE PRECIOUS METAL DEPOSITS OF THE WESTERN UNITED STATES: SYMPOSIUM, GUIDEBOOK FOR FIELD TRIPS wps light wear, ex-lib else vg, 418 pp., figs.  

                                                                                                         Price: $25.00            (stock#MC043)

Kirkemo H. et al. 1960  INVESTIGATIONS OF MOLYBDENUM DEPOSITS IN THE CONTERMINOUS UNITED STATES 1942-60 USGS Bull. 1182-E 8vo, wps, light wear, vg, 90 pp., 7 plts, 16 figs.                 

                                                                                                   Price: $15.00                (stock#USGSB1182e)

Ladoo R. B. 1923 FLUORSPAR MINING IN THE WESTERN STATES USBM Rpt. Invest. #3480 no wps, light wear, vg, 35 pp., 7 figs.                                               Price: $20.00                    (stock#USBMRI3480)

Leith C. K. 1938 MINERAL VALUATIONS OF THE FUTURE AIME Series 8vo in cloth  priv. ownership bookplate else fine, 116 pp.                                                                          Price: $10.00           (stock#MC45)

McKelvey V. E. 1967  PHOSPHATE DEPOSITS USGS Bull. 1252-D, ex-lib else vg,  21 pp., 2 figs.

figs.                                                                                 Price: $8.00              (stock#USGSB1252d)  

McInnis W. 1957 MOLYBDENUM A MATERIALS SURVEY USBM IC#7784 wps with light wear else vg, 77 pp., 15 figs.                                                                             Price: $10.00         (stock#USBMIC7784)

Marsh S. P. et al. (eds.) 1984  WILDERNESS MINERAL POTENTIAL – ASSESSMENT OF MINERAL RESOURCE POTENTIAL IN U. S. FOREST SERVICE LANDS USGS Prof. Paper 1300 royal 4to in cloth, fine clean copy with light wear, 550 pp., 160 figs.; coverage of Western Mining States.    Price: $40.00           (stock#PP1300pt1)

Mentch R. L. and Lansche A. M. 1959 CADMIUM A MATERIALS SURVEY USBM  IC#7881 wps with stamp blacked out else vg, 43 pp., 4 figs.                                        Price: $8.00                          (stock#USBMIC7881)

Metcalf F. W. 1941 MARKETING FELDSPAR USBM IC#7184 wps with stamp blacked out else vg, 13 pp.      
                                                      Price: $10.00            (stock#USBMIC7184)

Institution of Mining and Metallurgy 1986 MINING LATIN AMERICA 4to, printed boards, ex-lib else light wear, vg, 441 pp., figs.                                                                    Price: $30.00                      (stock#SA101)

Mosier D. L. 1985  GEOLOGIC AND GRADE-TONNAGE INFORMATION ON TERTIARY EPITHERMAL PRECIOUS AND  BASE METAL VEIN DEPOSITS USGS Bull. 1666 4to,  wps, fine, 39 pp., 24 figs.                         

                                                                                                       Price: $8.00                  (stock#USGSB1166)

Payne H. M. 1931 THE UNDEVELOPED MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE SOUTH [American Mining Congress, publisher] cloth, spine lightly faded else light wear, vg, 368 pp., figs. With State by State assessment of mineral deposits for the  Southern United States.            Price: $35.00         (stock#MC1038)

Ohmoto M. and Skinner B. J. 1983  THE KUROKO AND RELATED VOLCANOGENIC MASSIVE SULFIDE DEPOSITS 4to, cloth, fine copy, 604 pp. + figs.                    Price: $35.00                (stock#MC1037)

Norton J. J. and McKenney S. 1955  LITHIUM RESOURCES OF NORTH AMERICA USGS Bull. 1027-G 8vo, wps, vg, 26 pp., 1 fig.                                                                                   Price: $8.00        (stock#USGSB1027g)

Robie E. H. 1959 ECONOMICS OF MINERAL INDUSTRIES (AIME publisher) cloth, light  wear vg copy, 755 pp., figs.                                                                                               Price: $20.00          (stock#MC46)

Robie E. H. 1964 ECONOMICS OF MINERAL INDUSTRIES (2nd ed., AIME publisher) cloth, light wear vg copy, 787 pp., figs.                                                                                                 Price: $20.00           (stock#MC47)

Royal Ontario Nickel Commission – REPORT AND APPENDIX 1917 4to, cloth as issued, light+ exterior wear, contents vg, 584 pp., + 200+ pp. of appendices, figs, good to vg, solid copy and a must have for anyone interested in the mining history and minerals of the Sudbury region.   Price: $75.00         (RONTNickel)

Quebec Bureau of Mines 1927 GEOLOGICAL SKETCH AND ECONOMIC MINERALS OF THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC 8vo, wps with stamps, vg except coming loose, contents fine, 92 pp., frontis and panorama fold out in front, 2 folding maps, 17 plts. Rare.                                            Price: $45.00             (stock#CAN10)

Sanford S. and Stone R. W. 1914 USEFUL MINERALS OF THE UNITED STATES USGS Bulletin #585 wps with small chips corner tear, contents vg with 250 pp.          Price: $20.00               (stock#USGSB585)

Schaller W. T. 1911 MINERALOGICAL NOTES SERIES 1 USGS Bulletin #490 wraps with small chips to margins else vg, 109 pp., 14 figs. On diverse mineral occurrences.                Price: $15.00             (stock#USGSB490)

Schaller W. T. 1912 MINERALOGICAL NOTES, SERIES 2 USGS Bulletin #509 wps with Charles Mook’s stamp, vg copy, 115 pp., 1 plt, 5 figs.                                                            Price: $15.00                   (stock#USGSB509)

Schlegal D. M. 1957 GEM STONES OF THE UNITED STATES  wps/FEP with stamps, soiled spot else light wear, vg copy, 51 pp.                                              Price: $15.00                (stock#USGSB1042G)

 

Schmidt R. G. 1978 THE POTENTIAL FOR PORPHYRY COPPER-MOLYBDENUM DEPOSITS IN THE EASTERN UNITED STATES USGS Prof. Paper #907-E wps light wear vg, 31 pp., figs. Discusses deposits in eastern Canada, Maine, Vermont North Carolina and elsewhere.                Price: $10.00                (stock#PP907Emc)   

Schroeder H. J. 1979 COPPER Minerals Commodity Profiles, Dept. of Interior 4top, wps, fine copy.  

                                                                                                                  Price: $8.00            (stock#MC1036)

Skow M. L. 1962 MICA – A MATERIALS SURVEY USBM IC #8125 wps, vg copy, 240 pp., 27 figs. 

                                                                                                                 Price: $15.00    (stock#USBMIC8125)

Snell F. P. and Biffen F. M. 1964 COMMERICAL METHODS OF ANALYSIS (2nd ed.) cloth, light wear, vg copy, 751 pp., figs.                                                                                           Price: $20.00         (stock#MC48)

Thiebaut L. 1952 RECHERCHE ET ETUDE ECONOMIQUE DES GITES  METALLIFERES 2nd ed. 4to, cloth, light fraying to spine, overall light  wear, contents vg, ex-lib, 726 pp., many figs.   Price: $25.00    (stock#MC1034)

Thomson J. E. 1969 A DISCUSSION OF SUDBURY GEOLOGY AND SULPHIDE DEPOSITS Ontario Dept. Mines Misc. Paper #30 4to, wps with stamp else light wear, vg, 22 pp., figs.  

                                                                                                          Price: $15.00       (stock#ODMMISC30)

Tyler P. M. 1950 ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE OF PEGMATITES USBM IC#7550 wps with stamp blacked out else vg, 57 pp. figs.                                                                  Price: $15.00                          (stock#USBMIC7550)

USBM Staff 1937 MINERAL RAW MATERIALS cloth, ex-lib, vg, 342 pp., figs.

                                                                                              Price: $20.00                  (stock#USBMnonser01)

USBM Staff 1956 MINERAL FACTS AND PROBLEMS USBM Bull. #556 8vo,  cloth light wear vg, 1042 pp., figs.
                                                           Price: $20.00        (stock#USBMB556)

USBM Staff 1965 MERCURY POTENTIAL OF THE UNITED STATES USBM IC #8252 wps, light wear, vg, 376 pp., 16 figs.                                                                    Price: $10.00                                (stock#USBMIC8252)

USBM staff 1970 MINERAL FACTS AND PROBLEMS USBM Bull. 650 thick  8vo, cloth, 1291 pp., figs.

                                                                                                               Price: $20.00  (stock#USBMB650)

USBM Staff 1986 MINERALS YEARBOOK 1985 VOLUME 1- METALS AND MINERALS USBM Bull. #675 8vo, cloth, ex-lib else vg, 1,104 pp.                                                  Price: $25.00                 (stock#USBMB675)

Veatch A. C. and Fisher W. L. 1911 MINING LAWS OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND USGS Bulletin #505 light wear, vg, 180 pp. and much discussion and comparison of United States Australia and New Zealand Mining Laws. A must have for historical and legal reference for the mineral and mining industries.   

                                                                                                                    Price: $20.00            (stock#USGSB505)

Vicker R. 1975 THE REALMS OF GOLD 8vo, cloth, dust jacket with light wear, vg copy, 244 pp.

                                                                                                                              Price: $15.00   (stock#MC49)

Waggman W. H. et al. 1950 THALLIUM USBM IC#7553 wps light wear vg, 50 pp.

                                                                                                                     Price: $10.00            (stock#USBMIC7553)

Weeks A. D. and Thompson M. E. 1954  IDENTIFICATION AND OCCURRENCE OF URANIUM AND VANADIUM MINERALS FROM THE COLORADO PLATEAU USGS Bull. 1009-B 8vo, wps with small stamp, vg, 62 pp.                                                                           Price: $10.00                     (stock#USGSB1009b)

Williams, A. Jr. 1883 GOLD AND SILVER CONVERSION TABLES, GIVING THE COINING VALUES OF TROY OUNCES OF FINE METAL, AND THE WEIGHTS OF FINE METAL REPRESENTED BY GIVEN SUMS OF UNITED STATES MONEY  USGS Buletin #2 no wps else vg, 8 pp.      Price: $10.00                  (stock#USGSB002)

Wilson H. 1933 IRON OXIDE MINERAL PIGMENTS OF THE UNITED STATES USBM Bulletin 370 wps with stamp else vg, 198 pp., 34 figs.                                                     Price: $25.00                  (stock#USBMB370)

Woodman J. E. 1899 STUDIES IN THE GOLD BEARING SLATES OF NOVA SCOTIA wps, ex-lib with stamps, contents vg, 34 pp., 3 plts.                                               Price: $20.00             (stock#MC1035)

Clarke F. W. 1900 ANALYSIS OF ROCKS FROM THE LABORATORY OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1880-1899 USGS BUlletin #168 no wps, spine with archival tape else light wear, contents vg with diverse whole rock analyses from hundreds of locales including famous mining districts such as Telluride, Creede the California Quicksilver region and more, 308 pp.                         Price: $15.00            (stock#USGSB168)

Wells R. C. 1914 ELECTRIC ACTIVITY IN ORE DEPOSITS USGS Bull. #548 wraps with notation, small chip to corner and
spine ends, contents vg with  78 pp., 7 figs.                                            Price: $15.00                               (stock#USGSB548)

Sterrett D. B. 1923 MICA DEPOSITS OF THE UNITED STATES USGS Bull. #740 wraps with signature, paper spine ends with small chips, contents vg, 342 pp., 39 plts, 96 figs including sketch maps of individual mines and pegmatite deposits.                                                                                                                  Price: $30.00                   (stock#USGSB740)