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I sell almost exclusively all original documents.  If the date on an item is 1907, it is an original publication printed in 1907 and not a later reprint.

Items listed below are mostly old classics and are in very short supply.  For most of these I only have 1 copy; for a scant few of these I have as many as 4 copies.  Most of these are out of print.  Please order soon to avoid disappointment


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Select Rare U.S. Bureau of Mines Mining Historic Bulletins

B 45 / Darton, N. H. / SAND AVAILABLE FOR FILLING MINE WORKINGS OF THE NORTHERN ANTHRACITE BASIN OF PENNSYLVANIA, 1913, pb, 33 pages, 8 plates, 5 figs., $ 45

B 70 / Moore, R. B. and Kithil, K. L. / A PRELIMINARY REPORT ON URANIUM, RADIUM, AND VANADIUM, 1913, afb, 101 pages, 4 plates, 2 figs., $ 40

B 107 / MacDonald, D. F. / PROSPECTING AND MINING OF COPPER ORE AT SANTA RITA, NEW MEXICO, 1916, afb, 122 pages, 30 forms, 10 plates, 20 figs., $ 90

B 111 / Horton, F. W. / MOLYBDENUM: ITS ORES AND THEIR CONCENTRATION WITH A DISCUSSION OF MARKETS, PRICES, AND USES, 1918, pb, 132 pages, 18 plates, 2 figs., $ 45 [Stamp on cover indicates this book was in the library of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company]

B 154 / Wright, C. A. / MINING AND MILLING OF LEAD AND ZINC ORES IN THE MISSOURI-KANSAS-OKLAHOMA ZINC DISTRICT, 1918, afb, 134 pages, 134 pages, 17 plates, 53 tables, 13 figs., $ 95

B 187 / Bonardi, J. P. and Williams, J. C. / TREATMENT OF THE TUNGSTEN ORES OF BOULDER COUNTY, COLORADO, 1921, pb, 79 pages, 18 plates, 12 tables, 10 figs., $ 75

B 204 / Harrington, D. / UNDERGROUND VENTILATION AT BUTTE, 1923, pb, 131 pages, 3 plates, 24 tables, 42 figs., $ 95 [Personal note: this one gives some clues to the underground structure of the Butte mines I have not found elsewhere]

B 239 / Crane, W. R. / IRON-ORE (HEMATITE) MINING PRACTICE IN THE BIRMINGHAM DISTRICT, ALABAMA, 1928, pb, 144 pages, 87 figs., $ 75

B 259 / Wimmler, N. L. / PLACER MINING METHODS AND COSTS IN ALASKA, 1927, afb, 236 pages, 70 figs., $ 50

B 295 / Crane, W. R. / SUBSIDENCE AND GROUND MOVEMENT IN THE COPPER AND IRON MINES OF THE UPPER PENINSULA, MICHIGAN, 1929, pb, 66 pages, 49 figs., $ 95

B 306 / Crane, W. R. / MINING METHODS AND PRACTICE IN THE MICHIGAN COPPER MINES, 1929, pb, 192 pages, 147 figs., $ 100

B 309 / Crane, W. R. / ROCK BURSTS IN THE LAKE SUPERIOR COPPER MINES, KEWEENAW POINT, MICHIGAN, 1929, pb, 43 pages, 31 figs., $ 40

B 317 Denny, E. H., et.al. / ROCK-STRATA GASES OF THE CRIPPLE CREEK DISTRICT, COLORADO, AND THEIR EFFECT ON MINING, 1930, pb, 66 pages, 21 figs., $ 40

B 330 / McElroy, G. E. / VENTILATION OF THE LARGE COPPER MINES OF ARIZONA, 1930, pb, 145 pages, 42 figs., $ 95

B 352 / Ash, S. H. / SAFETY PRACTICES IN CALIFORNIA GOLD DREDGING, 1932, pb, 31 pages, 10 figs.,  20

B 363 / Jackson, C. F. and Knaebel, J. B. / GOLD MINING AND MILLING IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, 1932, afb, 151 pages, 54 figs., $ 50

B 385 / McElroy, G. E. / ENGINEERING FACTORS IN THE VENTILATION OF METAL MINES, 1935, afb, 196 pages, 68 figs., $ 80

B 392 / Chapman, T. G. / CONCENTRATION OF COPPER ORES IN NORTH AMERICA, 1936, pb, 169 pages, 26 figs., $ 40

B 405 / Gardner, E. D. Johnson, C. H., and Butler, B. S. / COPPER MINING IN NORTH AMERICA, 1938, pb, 300 pages, 92 figs., $ 75

B 405 / another copy of the above, except bound in a afb, $ 85

B 413 / Julihn, C. E. and Horton, F. W. / Mineral Industries Survey of the U.S., California, Part 1: Mother Lode District (South): Calaveras County, 1938, pb, 140 pages, 34 figs., $ 200

B 413 / same as above, except a clean, complete photocopy with 1 paper plate included from an original copy, $ 100

B 424 / Julihn, C. E. and Horton, F. W. / Mineral Industries Survey of the U.S., California, Part 2: Mother Lode District (South): Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties, 1940, afb, 179 pages, 62 figs., $ 200

B 424 / same as above, except a clean, complete photocopy with 2 paper plates included from an original copy, $ 100


Select mines, Mining Districts, and Ore Deposits

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

Anglin, C. D., et.al., Ed. / GOLD IN THE YELLOWKNIFE GREENSTONE BELT, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES: RESULTS OF THE EXTECH III MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH PROJECT, GAC SP No. 3, St. Johns, 2006, cl, 442 pages, cd in pocket, - 1 -, $ 129 [Contents: Historical Background; Regional geology of the Yellowknife Greenstone Belt; Mineral Deposits and regional metallogenic studies; Exploration technology; Data Integration; Appendices; details of cd content


Ball, S. H. / ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF THE GEORGETOWN QUADRANGLE TOGETHER WITH THE EMPIRE DISTRICT, COLORADO, USGS Professional Paper 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 Bulletin 451, 1911, afb, 130 pages, 8 plates (one in pocket), 21 figs., $ 225; now very rare

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

Behre, C. H., Jr. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE WEST SLOPE OF THE MOSQUITO RANGE, COLORADO, USGS Professional Paper 235, 1953, cl, 176 pages, 20 plates (in pocket), 101 figs., $ 195; also available bound in an afb, $ 110 or bound in original uncirculated paper, $ 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 -, $ 50

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 Professional Paper 169, 1932, cl, 166 pages, 35 plates (4 in pocket), 47 figs., volume has slight water staining to bottoms of several pages, $ 295; also available, afb bound volumes in good condition, $ 250

Burbank, W. S. and Luedke, R. G. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE UNCOMPAHGRE (OURAY) MINING DISTRICT, SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO, USGS Professional Paper 1753, 2008, pb, 107 pages, 7 plates (in pocket), 33 figs., 15 tables, uncirculated condition, $ 45

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

Cooper, J. R. and Silver, L. T. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE DRAGOON QUADRANGLE, COCHISE COUNTY, ARIZONA, USGS Professional Paper 416, 1964, pb, 196 pages, 13 plates in pocket, 39 figs., 2 tables, $ 275 [also now available aeromagnetic map GP 412 of the Dragoon Quadrangle, $ 10]

Cox, D. P., et.al. / THE AJO MINING DISTRICT, PIMA COUNTY, ARIZONA - EVIDENCE FOR MIDDLE CENOZOIC DETACHMENT FAULTING, PLUTONISM, VOLCANISM, AND HYDROTHERMAL ALTERATION, USGS Professional Paper 1733, 2006, pb, 46 pages, 1 plate (in pocket), 24 figs., 7 tables, uncirculated condition, $ 45

Cox, G. H. / LEAD AND ZINC DEPOSITS OF NORTHWESTERN ILLINOIS, Illinois Bulletin 21, Urbana, 1914, cl, 120 pages, 22 plates (4 in pocket), 13 figs., - 5 -, archival repairs, $ 75 $ 45

Dings, M. G. and Robinson, C. S. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE GARFIELD QUADRANGLE, COLORADO, USGS Professional Paper 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 -, $ 50

Emmons, W. H. and Calkins, F. C. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PHILIPSBURG QUADRANGLE, MONTANA, USGS Professional Paper 78, 1913, afb, 271 pages, 55 figs., 17 plates, $ 125

Emmons, S. F., Irving, J. D. and Loughlin, G. F. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE LEADVILLE MINING DISTRICT, COLORADO, USGS Professional Paper 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 Professional Paper 425, 1963, afb, 95 pages, 3 plates (in pocket), 11 figs., 71 tables, $ 100

Gilluly, J. / THE AJO MINING DISTRICT, ARIZONA, USGS Professional Paper 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 Professional Paper 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 Professional Paper 319, 1959, pb, 92 pages, 13 plates (in pocket), 48 figs., 15 tables, uncirculated, $ 100; another copy with slight use, $ 65

Gregory, D. H. / THE GREAT REVENUE AND SURROUNDING MINES, COLORADO, 1996, Ouray, pb, 225 pages, $ 25 [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.

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

Henderson, J. F. and Brown, I. C. /  GEOLOGY AND STRUCTUREOF THE YELLOWKNIFE GREENSTONE BELT, DISTRICT OF MACKENZIE, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES, M 141, Ottawa, 1966, pb, 87 pages, - 2 -, $ 55

Knoff, A. / ORE DEPOSITS OF THE HELENA MINING REGION, MONTANA, USGS B 527, 1913, pb, 143 pages, 7 plates, 4 figures, $ 195

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

Lindgren, V. C. / ORE DEPOSITS OF THE JEROME AND BRADSHAW MOUNTAINS QUADRANGLE, ARIZONA, USGS Bulletin 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 Professional Paper 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 Professional Paper 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 Professional Paper 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 Professional Paper 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 Professional Paper 245, 1953, 199 pages, 27 plates (in pocket), 135 figs., 12 tables, afb, $ 100; bound in paper,  $ 90

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

McKnight, E. T. and Fischer, R. P. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE PICHER FIELD, OKLAHOMA AND KANSAS, USGS Professional Paper 588, 1970, pb, 165 pages, 11 plates (in slipcase), 10 tables, $ 125

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 -, $ 41

Nolan, T. B. / THE EUREKA MINING DISTRICT, NEVADA, USGS PP 406, 1962, afb, 78 pages, 11 plates (in pocket), 15 figs., 2 tables, $ 199 [List of the plates associated with this volume and their titles: 1 - Geologic Map of the Eureka Mining District, Nevada, 2 - Geologic Sections of the Eureka Mining District, Nevada, 3 - Geologic Structure Map of the Eureka Mining District, Nevada, 4 - Horizontal Projection of Stopes in Ruby Hill Mines, Eureka Mining District, Nevada, 5 - Patented Claim (Map) with the part of T.19N, R53E, included in plate 1, and certain of the unpatented claims in the Northern and Western Parts of the Eureka Mining District, Nevada, 6 - Mine Workings in the Adams Hill Area for which map are available, Eureka Mining District, Nevada, 7 - Mine Workings in the Ruby Hill Area for which map are available, Eureka Mining District, Nevada, 8 - Location of Drill Holes intersecting sulfide ore in relation to the Fad and Locan Shafts, Eureka Mining District, 9 - Mine Workings in the Prospect Ridge Area for which maps are available, Eureka Mining District, Nevada, 10 - Mine Workings in the Vicinity of the New Ore Shoots in the No. 1 Shaft Area, Diamond Mine, Consolidated Eureka Mining Company, Eureka Mining District, Nevada, 11 - Mine Workings in the Dunderberg-Windfall Belt for which maps are available, Eureka Mining District, Nevada]; and original copy, with use, $ 100

Pavlides, L. / GEOLOGY AND MANGANESE DEPOSITS OF THE MAPLE AND HOVEY MOUNTAINS AREA, AROOSTOOK COUNTY, MAINE, USGS 362, 1962, afb, 116 pages, 8 plates (in pocket), 38 figs., 39 tables, $ 75

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

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  For a Broken Hill Mineral Book, go to the Select Mineral Catalog

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

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 Professional Paper 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 Professional Paper 115, 1919, , 192 pages, 54 plates, 29 figs., available as a cloth bound book, $ 250; bound in afb, $ 195; or bound in paper, $ 175

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

Ross, C. P. / ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SADDLE MOUNTAIN AND BANNER MINING DISTRICTS, ARIZONA, USGS Bulletin 771, 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 Bulletin 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]

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

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 Professional Paper 359, 1963, afb, 231 pages, 12 plates (in separate slipcase), 96 figs., 131 tables, $ 295

Spencer, A. C. / THE GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF ELY, NEVADA, USGS Professional Paper 96, 1917, afb, 189 pages, 15 plates (2 in pocket), 4 figs., $ 195

Spurr, J. E. / GEOLOGY OF THE TONOPAH MINING DISTRICT, NEVADA, USGS Professional Paper 42, 1905, afb, 295 pages, 24 plates, 78 figs., $ 235

Spurr, J. E. / ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SILVER PEAK QUADRANGLE, NEVADA, USGS Professional Paper 55, 1906, afb, 174 pages, 24 plates (1 in pocket), 40 figs., $ 165

Steven, T. A. and Ratte, J. C. / GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE SUMMITVILLE DISTRICT, SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS, COLORADO, USGS Professional Paper 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 Professional Paper 343, 1960, afb, 70 pages, 9 plates (5 in pocket), 15 figs., 7 tables, slight use, $ 175

Steven, T. A. and Ratte, J. C. / GEOLOGY AND STRUCTURAL CONTROL OF ORE DEPOSITION IN THE CREEDE DISTRICT, SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS, COLORADO, USGS Professional Paper 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 Professional Paper 1361, 1987, 167 pages, 1 plate (in pocket), 73 figs., 27 tables, uncirculated condition, bound in afb, $ 50; bound in paper, $ 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

Verwoerd, W. J., Ed. / MINERALIZATION IN METAMORPHIC TERRANES, Papers presented at Geokongres 75, the Sixteenth Congress of the Geological Society of South Africa held at the University of Stellenbosch, 30 June - 4 July, 1975 [Geological Society of South Africa Special Publication, No 4], Pretoria, 1978. cl, 552 pages, numerous illustrations and plates, - 3 -, $ 125 [Contents: Introduction, Metamorphic Terranes of Southern Africa (Early Archean, Limpopo Mobile Belt, Okiep Copper District, Damara Mobile Belt), and Metamorphic Belts of the World (Broken Hill, New South Wales; Ultramafic Complexes, Red Lodge, Montana; Ireland), more...] , another copy, - 5 -, $ 100


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

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, cl, 424 pages, 101 illustrations, - 1 -, $ 145; also available bound in paper, $ 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

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

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

Winchell, A. N. / MINING DISTRICTS OF THE DILLON QUADRANGLE, MONTANA, USGS Bulletin 574, 1914, 191 pages, $ 100


Woodward, O. H. / A REVIEW OF THE BROKEN HILL LEAD-SILVER-ZINC INDUSTRY, Melbourne, 1952, cl, 400 pages, 1 plate (inside back cover), illustrated, - 3 -, $ 185  For a Broken Hill Mineral Book, go to the Select Mineral Catalog

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



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Paleontology Books

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Mineralogical Record

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International Geology

GSA DNAG Publications

Uranium Studies

Roadside Geology