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Cole, G. A. J. / MEMOIR AND MAP OF LOCALITIES OF MINERALS OF ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE AND METALLIFEROUS MINES IN IRELAND, Geological Survey of Ireland, Dublin, 1956, pb, 154 pages, 1 map (in pocket), - 3 -, $ 65

Gregory, D. H. / THE GREAT REVENUE AND SURROUNDING MINES, COLORADO, 1996, Ouray, pb, 225 pages, $ 40 [Interest in this book and the mine will increase now that the Sunshine Mining Company has announced plans to spend $12 million in redeveloping the Revenue-Virginius Mine near Ouray. This mine had been largely inactive since 1912. [see Mining Engineering, November, 1998 for more information on the new mining activity]

Hatch, F. H. and Chalmers, J. A. / THE GOLD MINES OF THE RAND BEING A DESCRIPTION OF THE MINING INDUSTRY OF WITWATERSRAND, SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLIC, London, 1895, the original paper cover had totally disintegrated, so I remouted it into acid free binder, 306 pages, 80 figs., 14 plates bound into text, 5 plates bound in after text: Plan of the Black Reef Auriferous Deposit; Cross Section of Mill; Geological Cross-Section from the Magaliesberg Range to the Black Reef; Plan of the Nigel Properties; Plan of Surface and Underground Workings of the Meyer and Charlton G.M. C. Ltd.; 2 loose plates in pocket: Map of the Southern Transvaal, showing Outcrops of the Blanket Formation and Plan of the Central and Eastern Portions of the Witwatersrand Goldfields, clean text and all plates in excellent condition, - 5 -, $ 425

Letcher, O., Ed. / MINES OF RHODESIA (LATER ZIMBABWE): MINING AND SETTLERS GUIDE, 2nd Edition, Johanesburg, 1910, cl, 452 pages, numerous plates, illustrations, numerous advertisements throughout; original cloth, spine partially rebacked with some discoloration, hinges fine, advertisements on both baords with wear, pages and print in very good condition, contains photographs of a number of mines, ink stamping (Fraser & Chalmers Limited Mining Machinery, Salisbury and Bulawayo) on edges of book referring to advertisement inside front cover, very rare, - 3 -, $ 395

Leyendecker, L. E., Bradley, C. A. and Smith, D. A. / THE RISE OF THE SILVER QUEEN: GEORGETOWN, COLORADO, 1859 - 1896, Boulder, 2005 pb, 310 pages, - 1 -, $ 23

Moore, G. E. / MINES, MOUNTAIN ROADS, AND ROCKS: GUIDEBOOK NO. 1, GEOLOGIC ROAD LOGS OF THE OURAY AREA, OURAY, COLORADO, Ouray, 2004, spiral bound, 250 pages, - 1 -, $ 25

Piatt, M. H. / BODIE: THE MINES ARE LOOKING WELL, THE HISTORY OF THE BODIE MINING DISTRICT, MONO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, El Sobrante, 2003, cl, 287 pages, - 1 -, $ 60

Piatt, M. H. / BODIE: THE MINES ARE LOOKING WELL, THE HISTORY OF THE BODIE MINING DISTRICT, MONO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, El Sobrante, 2003, pb, 287 pages, - 1 -, $ 45

Radmanovich, M. and Woodcock, J. T. / BROKEN HILLS MINES - 1968, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA, Victoria, 1968, cl, 619 pages, - 3 -, $ 255

Rand, J. R. / MAINE METAL MINES AND PROSPECTS, MAINE, Augusta, 1958, pb, 53 pages, 22 plates, 3 index maps, - 2 -, $ 25

Smith, P. D. / MOUNTAINS OF SILVER: THE STORY OF COLORADO’S RED MOUNTAIN MINING DISTRICT, COLORADO, Boulder, 1999, 236 pages, - 1 -, $ 19

Voynick, S. M. / CLIMAX: THE HISTORY OF COLORADO’S CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM MINE, Missoula, 1996, pb, 366 pages, - 1 -, $ 25

Weston, W. / DESCRIPTIVE PAMPHLET OF THE PRINCIPAL MINES AND PROSPECTS OF OURAY & SAN MIGUEL COUNTIES 1882-3 IN THE SAN JUAN GOLD AND SILVER REGION, COLORADO, 2006, pb, 163 pages, - 1 -, $ 16


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Anderson, C. A. and Creasey, S. C. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE JEROME AREA, YAVAPAI COUNTY, ARIZONA, USGS PP 308, 1958, afb, 185 pages, 13 plates (9 in pocket), 41 figs., 27 tables, slight use, $ 175

Ball, S. H. / ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE GEORGETOWN QUADRANGLE TOGETHER WITH THE EMPIRE DISTRICT, COLORADO, USGS PP 63, 1908, afb, 422 pages, 87 plates (4 plates in pocket), 155 figs., $ 375; also available, one special cloth bound volume, $ 400

Bancroft, H. / RECONNAISSANCE OF THE ORE DEPOSITS IN NORTHERN YUMA COUNTY, ARIZONA, USGS B 451, 1911, afb, 130 pages, 8 plates (one in pocket), 21 figs., $ 225

Bastin, E. S. and Hill, J. M. / GILPIN COUNTY AND ADJACENT PARTS OF CLEAR CREEK AND BOULDER COUNTIES, COLORADO, USGS PP 94, 1917, afb, 379 pages, 23 plates (9 in pocket), 79 figs., $ 200; also one special cloth bound copy still available, $ 395

Behre, C. H., Jr. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE WEST SLOPE OF THE MOSQUITO RANGE, COLORADO, USGS PP 235, 1953, cl, 176 pages, 20 plates (in pocket), 101 figs., $ 195; also available bound in an afb, $110, or original uncirculated paper bound, $ 100

Behre, C. H., Jr. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE WEST SLOPE OF THE MOSQUITO RANGE, COLORADO, USGS PP 235, 1953, pb, 176 pages, 20 plates (in pocket), 101 figs., $ 100

Bowie, S. H. U., Kvalheim, A., and Haslam, H.W., Ed. / MINERAL DEPOSITS OF EUROPE, VOLUME 1: NORTHWEST EUROPE, London, 1978, cl, 362 pages, - 2 -, $ 100

Boyle, R. W. / THE GEOLOGY, GEOCHEMISTRY, AND ORIGIN OF THE GOLD DEPOSITS OF THE YELLOWKNIFE DISTRICT, NORTHWESTERN TERRITORIES, CANADA, Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 310, Ottawa, 1961, afb, 193 page, 47 tables, 18 plates, 29 figs. (9 in pocket), - 2 -, $ 125

Burbank, W. S. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE BONANZA MINING DISTRICT, COLORADO, USGS PP 169, 1932, afb, 166 pages, 35 plates (4 in pocket), 47 figs., $ 250; also available, one cloth bound volume with slight water staining to the bottoms of several pages, ovg, $ 275

Burbank, W. S. and Luedke, R. G. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE UNCOMPAHGRE (OURAY) MINING DISTRICT, SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO, USGS PP 1753, 2008, pb, 107 pages, 7 plates (in pocket), 33 figs., 15 tables, uncirculated condition, $ 40

Cooper, J. R. and Silver, L. T. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE DRAGOON QUADRANGLE, COCHISE COUNTY, ARIZONA, USGS PP 416, 1964, pb, 196 pages, 13 plates in pocket, 39 figs., 2 tables, also includes a copy of USGS Map GP 412 of the Dragoon Quadrangle, $ 275

Cox, D. P., et.al. / THE AJO MINING DISTRICT, PIMA COUNTY, ARIZONA - EVIDENCE FOR MIDDLE CENOZOIC DETACHMENT FAULTING, PLUTONISM, VOLCANISM, AND HYDROTHERMAL ALTERATION, USGS PP 1733, 2006, pb, 46 pages, 1 plate (in pocket), 24 figs., 7 tables, uncirculated condition, $ 28

Cox, G. H. / LEAD AND ZINC DEPOSITS OF NORTHWESTERN ILLINOIS, Illinois B 21, Urbana, 1914, cl, 120 pages, 22 plates (4 in pocket), 13 figs., - 5 -, archival repairs, $ 75

Dings, M. G. and Robinson, C. S. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE GARFIELD QUADRANGLE, COLORADO, USGS PP 289, 1957, afb, 110 pages, 15 plates, 8 figs., $ 125

Dunham, K. C. / GEOLOGY OF THE NORTHERN PENNINE OREFIELD, ENGLAND, VOLUME 1: TYNE TO STAINMORE, London, 1967, cl, 357 pages, reprint of 1949 original, - 2 -, $ 199

Dunning, F. W., Mykura, W., and Slater, D. / MINERAL DEPOSITS OF EUROPE, VOLUME 2: SOUTHEAST EUROPE, London, 1982, 304 pages, - 2 -, $ 100

Emmons, S. F., Irving, J. D. and Loughlin, G. F. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE LEADVILLE MINING DISTRICT, COLORADO, USGS PP 148, 1927, cl[2], 368 p., 70 pl. (16 plates in map pocket), 111 figs., 3 inserts, $ 399

Erickson, R. L. and Blade, L. V. / GEOCHEMISTRY AND PETROLOGY OF THE ALKALIC IGNEOUS COMPLEX AT MAGNET COVE, ARKANSAS, USGS PP 425, 1963, afb, 95 pages, 3 plates (in pocket), 11 figs., 71 tables, $ 85

Gilluly, J. / THE AJO MINING DISTRICT, ARIZONA, USGS PP 209, 1946, afb, 112 pages, 27 plates, 12 figs., 8 tables, $ 185

Gordon, M. Jr., Tracey, J. I., Jr., and Ellis, M. W. / GEOLOGY OF THE ARKANSAS BAUXITE REGION, USGS 299, 1958, pb, 268 pages, 39 plates (plates 1 - 8 and 15 - 39 in separate slipcase), 63 figs., 15 tables, $ 100

Harrison, J. E. and Wells, J. D. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE CHICAGO CREEK AREA, CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, COLORADO, USGS PP 319, 1959, pb, 92 pages, 13 plates (in pocket), 48 figs., 15 tables, $ 95; another copy with slight use, $ 65

Lindgren, V. C. / ORE DEPOSITS OF THE JEROME AND BRADSHAW MOUNTAINS QUADRANGLE, ARIZONA, USGS B 782, 1926, afb, 192 pages, 23 plates (2 in pocket), 10 figs., $ 175

Lovering, T. S. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE BRECKENRIDGE MINING DISTRICT, COLORADO, USGS PP 176, 1934, afb, 64 pages, 15 plates (5 in pocket), 28 figs., - 3 -, $ 225

Lovering, T. S. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE MONTEZUMA QUADRANGLE, COLORADO, USGS PP 178, 1935, cl, 119 pages, 40 plates (4 plates in pocket), 30 figs., 1 insert, $ 265

Lovering, T. S. and Goddard, E. N. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE FRONT RANGE, COLORADO, USGS PP 223, 1950, cl, 319 pages, 30 plates (2 in volume, 28 in pocket), 90 figs., $ 175

Lovering, T. S. and Goddard, E. N. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE FRONT RANGE, COLORADO, USGS PP 223, 1950, afb, 319 pages, 30 plates (2 in volume, 28 in pocket), 90 figs., $ 100

Lovering, T. S. and Tweto, O. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE BOULDER COUNTY TUNGSTEN DISTRICT, COLORADO, USGS PP 245, 1953, pb, 199 pages, 27 plates (in pocket), 135 figs., 12 tables, $ 60

Lydon, J. W., et.al. / THE GEOLOGICAL ENVIRONMENT OF THE SULLIVAN DEPOSIT, BRITISH COLUMBIA, GAC SP No. 1, St. Johns, 2000, cl, 834 pages, additional tables and appendices on cd (in pocket), - 1 -, $ 149

Peterson, N. P. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE GLOBE - MIAMI DISTRICT, ARIZONA, USGS PP 342, 1962, 151 pages, afb, 8 plates in pocket, 15 figs., 6 tables, $ 255

Ransome, F. L. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE BRECKENRIDGE DISTRICT, COLORADO, USGS PP 75, 1911, afb, 187 pages, 33 plates (2 in pocket), 29 figs., $ 325

Ransome, F. L. / GEOLOGY OF THE GLOBE COPPER DISTRICT, ARIZONA, USGS PP 12, 1903, afb, 168 pages, 27 plates (2 in pocket), 10 figs., $ 325

Ransome, F. L. / THE COPPER DEPOSITS OF RAY AND MIAMI, ARIZONA, USGS PP 115, 1919, , 192 pages, 54 plates, 29 figs., available as a cloth bound book, $ 250; bound in afb, $ 195 and paper bound for $ 175

Ross, C. P. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE ARAVAIPA AND STANLEY MINING DISTRICTS, GRAHAM COUNTY, ARIZONA, USGS B 763, 1925, pb, 13 plates, 8 figs., $ 85

Ross, C. P. / ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SADDLE MOUNTAIN AND BANNER MINING DISTRICTS, ARIZONA, USGS B 711, 1925, afb, 72 pages, 27 plates, 6 figs., $ 85

Ross, C. P. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SHAFTER MINING DISTRICT, PRESIDIO COUNTY, TEXAS, USGS B 928B, 1943, pb, pages 45 - 125, 7 plates (3 in pocket), 5 figs., $ 30 [This silver mining area has a relatively new owner and it is active again]

Southern Pacific Company / MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY: NORTHERN NEVADA AND NORTHWESTERN UTAH, VOLUME 1, San Francisco, 1964, spiral bound, 188 pages, 6 figs., 8 tables 8 photographs, 3 maps (in pocket), - 1 -, $ 40 [Covers mines in Western Nevada and Central - Eastern Mines; gives mine or claim name, location, description and geology; commodities are listed in groups, i.e., gold, silver, iron, tungsten, etc., and industrial rocks and minerals]

Santa Fe Southern Pacific Corporation / MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, VOLUME II. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, Sacramento, 1987, spiral bound, 207 pages, 9 figs., 3 tables, 3 photographs, 2 maps (in pocket), - 1 -, $ 40 [Book is divided into 2 sections: 1. Northern Sierra Nevada, and 2. Klamath Mountains and Cascade Range; Book lists mines which produce metallic and industrial rocks and mineral commodities giving their names, location, and description of that mine

Santa Fe Southern Pacific Corporation / MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, VOLUME III. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Sacramento, 1987, spiral bound, 242 pages, 5 figs., 6 tables, 10 photographs, 3 maps (in maps), - 1 -, $ 40 [Book is divided into 3 sections: 1. San Joaguin Valley, 2. Western Mohave Desert, 3. Eastern Mohave and Colorado Desert; Book lists mines which produce metallic and industrial rocks and mineral commodities giving their name, location, and description of that mine

Sims, P. K.,, Drake, A. A., and Tooker, E. W. / ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE CENTRAL CITY DISTRICT, GILPIN COUNTY, COLORADO, USGS PP 359, 1963, afb, 231 pages, 12 plates (in separate slipcase), 96 figs., 131 tables, $ 295

Steven, T. A. and Ratte, J. C. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SUMMITVILLE DISTRICT, SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS, COLORADO, USGS PP 343, 1960, afb, 70 pages, 9 plates (5 in pocket), 15 figs., 7 tables, uncirculated condition, $ 195

Steven, T. A. and Ratte, J. C. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SUMMITVILLE DISTRICT, SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS, COLORADO, USGS PP 434, 1960, afb, 70 pages, 9 plates (5 in pocket), 15 figs., 7 tables, slight use, $ 155

Steven, T. A. and Ratte, J. C. / GEOLOGY AND STRUCTURAL CONTROL OF ORE DEPOSITION IN THE CREEDE DISTRICT, SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS, COLORADO, USGS PP 487, 1965, afb, 90 pages, 7 plates (in slipcase), 7 figs., 2 tables, uncirculated condition, $ 200

Theodore, T. G., et.al. / GEOLOGY AND GOLD MINERALIZATION OF THE GOLD BASIN - LOST BASIN MINING DISTRICTS, MOHAVE COUNTY, ARIZONA, USGS PP 1361, 1987, 167 pages, 1 plate (in pocket), 73 figs., 27 tables, uncirculated condition, bound in afb, $ 50 or pb, $ 40

Todd, E. W. / KIRKLAND LAKE GOLD AREA (A DETAILED STUDY OF THE CENTRAL ZONE AND VICINITY), ONTARIO, CANADA, Ontario Department of Mines, 37th Annual Report, Part 2, 1928, Toronto, 1928, cl[2], 176 pages, 23 plates in pocket, - 3 -, $ 150

Waterland, J. K. / THE MINES AROUND AND BEYOND: THE HISTORY OF THE DEADWOOD, TWO BIT, GALENA, ELK CREEK, BOX ELDER CREEK, CUSTER PEAK, CARBONATE CAMP, RAGGED TOP, IRON CREEK, AND TINTON MINING DISTRICTS, BLACK HILLS OF SOUTH DAKOTA, Rapid City, 1991, pb, 424 pages, 101 illustrations, - 1 -, $ 100; also available bound in cloth for $ 145

Yates, R. G. and Thompson, G. A. / GEOLOGY AND QUICKSILVER DEPOSITS OF THE TERLINGUA DISTRICT, TEXAS, USGS PP 312, 1959, pb, 114 pages, 22 plates (14 in pocket), 25 figs., 15 tables, $ 75


Minerals

Castor, S. B. and Ferdock, G. C. / MINERALS OF NEVADA, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication 31, Reno, 2004, cl, 512 pages, 1 plate in pocket, - 1 -, $ 75

Pemberton, H. E. / MINERALS OF CALIFORNIA, New York, 1983, cl, 591 pages, - 2 -, $ 100

Murdoch, J. and Webb. R W. / MINERALS OF CALIFORNIA, CENTENNIAL VOLUME (1866-1966), CMDG B 189, San Francisco, 1966, cl, 559 pages, - 3 -, $ 85

Simpson, E. S. / MINERALS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA, Volume 1: Actinolite to Chlorite, 479 pages; Volume 2: Chloritoid to Jasper, 675 pages, Volume 3: Kamacite to Zoisite, 714 pages, a number of locations given in latitude and longitude in back of each volume, - 3 -, exceptionally clean set, no illustrations, just authoritative mineralogical text, $ 525

Symes, R. F. and Young, B. / MINERALS OF NORTHERN ENGLAND, Edinburgh, 2008, pb, 208 pages, fine colour illustrations, - 1 -, $ 225

Weller / GEOLOGY OF THE FLUORSPAR DEPOSITS OF ILLINOIS, Illinois Geological Survey B 76, Urbana, 1952, 147 pages, 7 plates (4 in pocket), 25 figs. 4 tables, - 3/5 -, $ 100

Wells, F. G., et.al. / CHROMITE IN CALIFORNIA, this is a complete 10 volume set with the following sections: Geological investigations of Chromite in California, 1. Del Norte County, 2. Siskiyou County, 3. Shasta, Tehama, Trinity, Humboldt Counties, 4. Northern Coastal Ranges, 5. Southern Coast Ranges, 6. Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties, 7. Calaveras and Amador Counties, 8. Tulare and Eastern Fresno Counties, 9. El Dorado County, and 10. Northern Sierra Nevada, CMDG B 134, San Francisco, 1946, pb, - 3 -, $ 399

Wilson, E. D. / TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS OF ARIZONA, Arizona Geological Survey B 148, Tucson, 1941, pb, 54 pages, 1 figure, - 2 - $ 20

Wilson, W. E., Bartsch, J. A., and Mauthner, M. / MASTERPIECES OF THE MINERAL WORLD, from Treasures from the Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston, 2004, cl, 263 pages, - 1 -, $ 175 [Contents: Introduction; The Discerning Eye (What Makes a Mineral Collectible?); 161 plates of minerals with descriptions, when collected, etc., Paths of Discovery (Mine to Museum) which gives details on the mine or mining location where the minerals illustrated in the text were found with dates and additional historical information is given; A Royal Passion (History of Aristocratic Mineral Collecting from the 16th to the 20th Centuries); Selected Bibliography and Photographic Credits]



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