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Michigan Geological Survey

Volumes

Volume 2 / Lane, A. C. / THE KEWEENAW SERIES OF MICHIGAN, Lansing, 1911, cl, pages 505 - 983, - 3 -, $ 30

Volume 2 / Lane, A. C. / THE KEWEENAW SERIES OF MICHIGAN, Lansing, 1911, cl, pages 505 - 983, - 3 -, $ 20  [this copy has dark coloring to the exterior surface, interior of the book fine]

Volume 5, PART I: UPPER PENINSULA, 1881 - 1884, IRON AND COPPER REGIONS; PART II: LOWER PENINSULA, 1885 - 1893, DEEP BORINGS WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ORIGIN OF SALT, GYPSUM, AND PETROLEUM, Lansing, 1895, cl, 100 pages, 73 plates, 1 map, - 5 -, $ 325 [original cloth binding]

Volume 5, PART I: UPPER PENINSULA, 1881 - 1884, IRON AND COPPER REGIONS; PART II: LOWER PENINSULA, 1885 - 1893, DEEP BORINGS WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ORIGIN OF SALT, GYPSUM, AND PETROLEUM, Lansing, 1895, cl, 100 pages, 73 plates, 1 map, - 5 -, $ 300 [newly rebound; text is in unusually fine condition]


Publications

Publication 13 / Hore, R. E. and Allen, R. C. / MINERAL RESOURCES OF MICHIGAN WITH STATISTICAL TABLES OF PRODUCTION AND VALUE OF MINERAL PRODUCTS FOR 1912 AND PRIOR YEARS, Lansing, 1913, cl, 225 pages, index, 8 plates, 1 figure., - 3 -, $ 20

Publication 15 / Cook, C. W. / THE BRINE AND SALT DEPOSITS OF MICHIGAN, THEIR ORIGIN, DISTRIBUTION, AND EXPLOITATION, Lansing, 1914, cl, 188 pages, 15 plates, 47 figs., - 5 -, $ 20 [Contents: Theory of origin of salt and brine deposits; Geology of salt and brine deposits of Michigan; Salt manufacture; Industry by districts; bibliography]


Publication 16 / Allen, R. C. / MINERAL RESOURCES OF MICHIGAN WITH STATISTICAL TABLES OF PRODUCTION AND VALUE OF MINERAL PRODUCTS FOR 1913 AND PRIOR YEARS, Lansing, 1914, cl, 150 pages, exceptionally fine condition, - 2 -, $ 30

Publication 18 / Allen, R. C., et.al. / CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PRECAMBRIAN GEOLOGY OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN AND WISCONSIN <and> THE GEOLOGY OF LIMESTONE MOUNTAIN AND SHERMAN HILL IN HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, Lansing, 1915, cl, 189 pages 12 plates, 16 figs., - 3 -, $ 20

Publication 19 / Hore, R. E. and Allen, R. C. / MINERAL RESOURCES OF MICHIGAN WITH STATISTICAL TABLES OF PRODUCTION AND VALUE OF MINERAL PRODUCTS FOR 1914 AND PRIOR YEARS, Lansing, 1915, cl, 351 pages, index, 18 plates, 24 figs., - 5 -, clean copy, $ 30

Publication 21 /  Smith, R. A. and Smith, R. C. / PRODUCTION AND VALUE OF MINERAL PRODUCTS IN MICHIGAN FOR 1915 AND PRIOR YEARS AND A REPORT ON MICHIGAN LIMESTONES, Lansing, 1916, cl, 402 pages, - 3 -, $ 30

Publication 38 /  Newcomb, R. B. / OIL AND GAS FIELDS OF MICHIGAN, A DISCUSSION OF DEPOSITIONAL AND STRUCTURAL FEATURES OF THE MICHIGAN BASIN, Michigan Geological Survey P 38, Lansing, 1932, afb, 293 pages, 10 plates (5 in pocket), 41 figs., 23 tables, - 5 -, $ 28

Publication 38 / Newcomb, R. B. / OIL AND GAS FIELDS OF MICHIGAN, A DISCUSSION OF DEPOSITIONAL AND STRUCTURAL FEATURES OF THE MICHIGAN BASIN, Michigan Geological Survey P 38, Lansing, 1932, cl, 293 pages, 10 plates (5 in pocket), 41 figs., 23 tables, - 5 -, $ 30

Publication 40 / Berquist, S. G., et.al. / OCCASIONAL PAPERS ON THE GEOLOGY OF MICHIGAN, Lansing, 1936, cl, 260 pages, 16 figs., 27 plates, -2 -, $ 29 [Contents: Pleistocene history of the Tahquamenon and Manistique Drainage Region of the Northern Peninsula; The Pennsylvanian System of Michigan; The Trenton and Black River Rocks of Michigan]

Publ 41 / Brown G. G. / MOLDING SANDS OF MICHIGAN AND THEIR USES, Lansing, 1936, cl, 262 pages, 34 figs., 2 maps (in pocket), 42 tables, - 3 -, $ 24

Publ 44 / Landes, K. K., et. al. / GEOLOGY OF THE MACKINAC STRAITS REGION AND SUB-SURFACE GEOLOGY OF NORTHERN PART OF THE SOUTHERN PENINSULA, Lansing, 1945, cl, 204 pages, 20 plates, 14 figs. (1 in pocket), - 2 -, $ 35 [Contents: Pleistocene Geology; Stratigraphy of the surface formations; Mackinac breccia; Subsurface stratigraphy; Economic Geology]

Publication 50 / Martin, H. M. and Straight, M. T. / AN INDEX OF MICHIGAN GEOLOGY, Lansing, 1956, cl, 461 pages, exceptionally clean copy, - 2 -, $ 40; another copy showing some use, $ 30


Reports of Investigation

RI 8 / Pettijohn, F. J. / GEOLOGY AND MAGNETIC DATAA FOR NORTHERN CRYSTAL FALLS AREA, Lansing, 23 pages, 3 plates (in pocket), 6 figs., 2 tables, - 3 -, $ 16

RI 9 / Pettijohn, F. J. / GEOLOGY AND MAGNETIC DATA FOR SOUTHERN CRYSTAL FALLS AREA, Lansing, 31 pages, 3 plates (in pocket), 8 figs., 2 tables, - 3 -, $ 16

Michigan Mineralogical Records  All Mineralogical Records are now in their own catalog


Rocks and Minerals Magazines [Listed by volume(issue), year, topic and cost]

71(6) 1996 THE CLIFF: AMERICA’S FIRST NATIVE SILVER MINE, $ 15


Michigan Miscellaneous Maps

1898 SKETCH MAP OF PART OF THE PORTAGE LAKE AREA, Lake Superior, Michigan, showing the position of the principle conglomerate beds, wear to map along folds, two slight stains, linen-backed map, will fit into a 19 x 21" frame, - 3 -, $ 50

MAP OF THE COPPER RANGE IN T.54 R.34 AND ADJACENT PARTS, Houghton County, Michigan, Showing the location of Principal Beds and Mining Properties, map bound to a cloth backing, hand colored areas outlined on map (assumed to be mining properties), map is from the Geological Survey of Michigan Volume 6, 1898, $ 60 [Another map suitable for framing]

MAP OF THE MINERAL DISTRICT OF NORTHERN MICHIGAN, same map as listed above without the red numbering of associated with the field trip, slightly more wear, - 3 -, $ 55

MAP OF PORTAGE LAKE MINING DISTRICT, Michigan College of Mines Yearbook, date unknown, showing Houghton in the center of the map, Portage Lake to the southeast, Torch Lake to the northeast, shown on this map are rails of local railroads (named), incline and vertical shafts, and stamp mills; printed in black on thin vanilla-colored paper, - 3 -, $ 100

SET OF THREE MAPS: Map 2 - BEDROCK OF MICHIGAN, 1 folded sheet, 1977, color <and> Map L - MORANIC SYSTEMS OF MICHIGAN, 1975, 1 sheet, <and> a STRATIGRAPHIC SUCCESSION CHART FOR MICHIGAN, 1 sheet, 1964, -3 -, $ 20


Michigan Miscellaneous Publications

Bornhorst, T. J., Ed. / KEWEENAWAN COPPER DEPOSITS OF WESTERN UPPER MICHIGAN, SEG Guidebook Series # 13, 197 pages, includes road log to Procupine Mountains, on CD, -1 -, $ 45

Bornhorst, T. J., et.al. / FIELD GUIDE TO THE GEOLOGY OF THE KEWEENAW PENINSULA, MICHIGAN, 1st Edition, Houghton, various printings from 1983 to 1989, sprial bound, 116 pages, 30 maps, 37 figs., - 3 -, $ 45


Burt, J. S. / “BOYS, LOOK AROUND AND SEE WHAT YOU CAN FIND [Discovery of Iron],” FROM SURVEYORS TO SCIENTISTS [locating iron ore became a science],” In: Michigan History Magazine, Nov/Dec 1994 issue, 80 pages, Lansing, - 3 -, $ 20

Crowell & Murray / THE IRON ORE OF LAKE SUPERIOR CONTAINING SOME FACTS OF INTEREST RELATING TO MINING AND SHIPPING OF THE ORE AND LOCATION OF PRINCIPAL MINES, Cleveland, 1920, cl, 301 pages, numerous maps and plates, - 5 -, appears to be an unused library book from the Colorado School of Mines, $ 100

Crowell & Murray, Chemists and Metallurgists / THE IRON ORES OF LAKE SUPERIOR CONTAINING SOME FACTS OF INTEREST RELATING TO MINING AND SHIPPING OF THE ORE AND LOCATION OF PRINCIPLE MINES OF MICHIGAN AND MINNESOTA, 2nd Edition, Cleveland, 1914, cl, 257 pages, index to mines and ores, 7 pages of advertisements, - 3 -, $ 125

Crowell & Murray, Chemists and Metallurgists / THE IRON ORES OF LAKE SUPERIOR CONTAINING SOME FACTS OF INTEREST RELATING TO MINING AND SHIPPING OF THE ORE AND LOCATION OF PRINCIPLE MINES OF MICHIGAN AND MINNESOTA, 7th Edition, Cleveland, 1930, cl, 332 pages, index to mines and ores, colored, folded maps showing ore deposits, - 3 -, $ 175

Dorr, J. A., Jr. and Eschman, D. F. / GEOLOGY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, 1970, cl, 476 pages, stratigraphic column (on back endplate), - 3 -, $ 44

Drier, R. W. / PREHISTORIC COPPER MINING IN THE LAKE SUPERIOR REGION, Calumet, 1965, cl, 214 pages, - 2 -, $ 55


Drier, R. W. and DuTemple, O. J. / PREHISTORIC COPPER MINING IN THE LAKE SUPERIOR REGION, Calumet, 2005, pb, 214 pages, - 2 -, $ 25

Feldman, R. M., et.a SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES, K/H Geology Field Guide Series, Dubuque, 1977, pb, 241 pages, - 3 -, $ 10

Friggens, T. G. / NO TEARS IN HEAVEN: The 1926 Barnes-Hecker Mine Disaster, 2nd Edition, 1988, pb, 31 pages, - 3 -, $ 6


Grace, J., Ed. / KALAMAZOO - 1994 FIELD TRIPS GUIDEBOOK, Kalamazoo, 1994, spiral bound, 244 pages, - 2 -, $ 30 [Contents: Hydrogeology of Kalamazoo and Cass Counties; Geology of the Kentland Structure Anomaly, Northwest Indiana; Glacial Geology of the Grand Valley, Michigan; Classic Silurian Reefs of the Chicago Area]

Gregory, H. E. / LAKE SUPERIOR REGION, International Geological Congress Guidebook, XVI Session, Guidebook 27, Excursion C4, 1933, 1932, pb, 101 pages, 8 plates, 22 figures, - 3 -, $ 25

Harbaugh, M. D. / LAKE SUPERIOR IRON ORES MINING DIRECTORY AND STATISTICAL RECORD OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR ORE DISTRICT OF THE UNITED STATE AND CANADA, 2nd Edition, 1952, cl, Cleveland, very similar to the first edition volume (see Hickok below), except the maps have been moved from the end of the text to the beginning of each respective mining district, and more Canadian material has been added; two pocket plates including a bedrock map of Michigan and a map showing the Huron Creek area of West Houghton, Michigan, 334 pages, - 3 -, $ 175

Hatcher, H. / A CENTURY OF IRON AND MEN: Flow of Iron Ore from Lake Superior Region, Indianapolis, 1950, cl, 295 pages, - 3 -, $ 45

Hotchkiss, W. O. / THE LAKE SUPERIOR REGION, 16th International Geological Congress, 1933, Guidebook 27, Excursion C-4, 101 pages, pb, 8 plates, 22 figs., $ 25

Hough, J. L. / GEOLOGY OF THE GREAT LAKES, 1972, cl, 313 pages, - 3 -, $ 35

Jackson, C. T. and Hodge, J. S. / REMARKS ON THE GEOLOGY, MINERALOGY, AND MINES OF LAKE SUPERIOR, and ON THE MINERAL REGION OF LAKE SUPERIOR, 1996 reprint of 1849 original, 26 pages, - 1 -, $ 8

Karrow, P. F. and Calkin, P. E., Ed. / QUATERNARY EVOLUTION OF THE GREAT LAKES, GAC SP 30, St. Johns, 1985, cl, 258 pages, - 2 -, $ 65

Kilpela, T. / COPPER MINING IN ONTONAGON COUNTRY: A CHRONICLE OF OPERATIONS ON THE PRINCIPLE ORE BODIES OF THE ONTONAGON MINING DISTRICT, 1996, pb, 17 pages, -1 -, $ 15

Kilpela, T. / THE BYGONE ERA OF KEWEENAW COPPER: BRIEF SKETCHES OF HISTORY AND HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, 2002, pb, 32 pages, - 1 -, $ 20

Kilpela, T. / THE HARD ROCK MINING ERA IN THE COPPER COUNTRY: A CHRONICLE OF OPERATIONS ON THE SEVEN MAJOR LODES OF THE KEWEENAW MINING DISTRICT, 1995, pb, 89 pages, - 1 -, $ 25

Krause, D. J. / THE MAKING OF A MINING DISTRICT: Keweenaw Native Copper, 1500 - 1870, Detroit, 1992, cl, 297 pages, - 1 -, $ 25

Lankton, L. D. and Hyde, C. K. / OLD RELIABLE: An Illustrated History of the Quincy Mining Company, 1998, cl, 160 pages, numerous illustrations, vg, $ 33 [This is the story of the Qunicy Mining Company which began in 1846; the mine was so successful that it became known as “Old Reliable” because it payed dividends on such a regular basis]

Lankton, L. D. / BEYOND THE BOUNDARIES: Life and Landscape at the Lake Superior Copper Mines, 1840 - 1875, New York, 1997, pb, 247 pages, - 1 -, $ 22

Lankton, L. D. / CRADLE TO THE GRAVE: Life, Work, and Death at the Lake Superior Copper Mines, New York, 1991, pb, 319 pages, - 1 -, $ 24

Lankton, L. D. / CRADLE TO THE GRAVE: Life, Work, and Death at the Lake Superior Copper Mines, New York, 1991, cl, 319 pages, - 3 -, $ 24

Lankton, L. D. / CRADLE TO THE GRAVE: Life, Work, and Death at the Lake Superior Copper Mines, New York, 1991, pb, 319 pages, - 3 -, a few notes written in text, $ 18

Medaris, L. G., et.al. / EARLY PROTEROZOIC GEOLOGY OF THE GREAT LAKES REGIONS, GSA M 160, Boulder, 1983, cl, 141 pages, - 2 -, $ 48

Miller, L. A. / INDEX AND REFERENCE GUIDE FOR THE COPPER MINING INDUSTRY OF MICHIGAN, 3 volume set, Keweenaw County, Houghton County, and Ontonagon County, 1995 reprint of 1986 original, $ 16

Murdoch, A. / BOOM COPPER: THE STORY OF THE FIRST U.S. MINING BOOM, Calumet, 1964, cl, 255 pages, - 3 -, $ 55

Robinson, O. W. / EARLY DAYS OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR COPPER COUNTRY, Houghton, 1938, pb, 39 pages, - 3 -, $ 125 [Orrin W. Robsinson moved to Copper Country from New Hampshire in 1854 where he lived until his death in 1925; contents include: arrival, early copper mining, food shortage, winter travel, civil war, early days of Houghton and Hancock, first railroad, more...]

Schneider, A. F. and Faser, G. S. / LATE QUATERNARY HISTORY OF THE MICHIGAN BASIN, GSA SP 251, Boulder, 1990, pb, 123 pages, - 1 -, $ 35

Smith, E. B. / CALUMET AND HECLA MINING COMPANY and CALUMET AND HECLA: THE FINAL CHAPTER, two books; first is a reprint of a 1923 original, includes three parts: human history, business history and the consolidation of Calumet and Hecla and subsidiary companies, second book is a photocopy of C& H liquidation catalog, $ 20

Velbel, M. A., et.al. / SEDIMENTOLOGY, PALEOGEOGRAPHY, AND GEOCHEMICAL WEATHERING OF THE PENNSYLVANIAN STRATA OF GRAND LEDGE, MICHIGAN, Michigan Basin Geological Society, 1944, spiral bound, 58 pages, 8 figs., - 3 -, $ 15 Prepared for the AAPG Annual Meeting and the Great Lakes Section 24th Annual Fall Field Conference]

Winchell, N. H. / ANCIENT COPPER-MINES OF ISLE ROYALE, 1997 reprint of 1881 original, 20 pages, - 1 -, $ 8


Wold, R. J. and Hinze, W. J., Ed. / GEOLOGY AND TECTONICS OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR BASIN, GSA M 156, Boulder, cl, 280 pages, small dots of liquid paper on contents page, otherwise new, $ 169





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