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Image for Beryl Deposits of the Beecher No. 3-Balck Diamond Pegmatite, Custer County, South Dakota

Beryl Deposits of the Beecher No. 3-Balck Diamond Pegmatite, Custer County, South Dakota

By: Jack A. Redden

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000180

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 1072-I. Paper wraps, slight creasing along back cover, minor sunning to spine and edges. Site specific reference on the Beecher No. 3 pegmatite mine. Covers the history, geologyy, struture, mineralogy and production of this important U.S. beryl producer. 23 pages, includes 2 map plates (in rear pocket) plus 1 figure (map). View more info

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Beryl-bearing Pegmatites in the Ruby Mountains and Other Areas in Nevada and Northwestern Arizona

By: Jerry C. Olson and E. Neal Hinrichs

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000181

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 1082-D. Paper wraps, crease on rear cover, sunning along spine. Report discusses a number of beryl and mica-bearing pegmatites in Nevada and Northern Arizona. Covers the geology, structure, mineralogy and economic potential. 66 pages, including 5 map plates (3 in rear map pocket), 4 figures (maps) and 7 tables. View more info

Image for Bibliography of the Geology and Mineralogy of the Rare Earths and Scandium to 1971

Bibliography of the Geology and Mineralogy of the Rare Earths and Scandium to 1971

By: John W. Adams and Eleanora R. Iberall

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000177

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 1366. Paper wraps, library stamp on lower front cover, otherwise near fine. 195 pages. View more info

Image for Character and Distribution of Nonclastic Minerals in the Searles Lake Evaporite Deposit, California

Character and Distribution of Nonclastic Minerals in the Searles Lake Evaporite Deposit, California

By: George I. Smith and David V. Haines

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000174

Condition: Near Fine


USGS Bulletin 1181-P. Paper wraps, spine slightly sunned. Wonderful report on the formation of evaporite minerals in the brines underlying Searles Dry Lake. Good summary of stratigraphic layers and chemistry, and great summaries of the minerals found. May be the best report written on the minerals of Searles Lake. Useful report for studying the mineralogy and chemistry of the brines from other arid dry lakes. 58 pages, including 16 figures (9 of which are B&W photographs). View more info

Image for Corundum Deposits of Gallatin and Madison Counties Montana

Corundum Deposits of Gallatin and Madison Counties Montana

By: S. E. Clabaugh and F. C. Armstrong

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1950

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000076

Condition: Good


U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin 969-B. Paper wraps, with map pocket in rear containing 5 fold-out maps. Ex-Nerco Minerals Company library with various corporate stamps and stickers. A study of several large corundum-containing geologic features near Bozeman. Covers geology and mineralogy of prospects. 21 pages. View more info

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Corundum Deposits of Montana

By: Stephen E. Clabaugh

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000166

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 983. Paper wraps, minor creasing and small tear (3/8") on back cover. A comprehensive study of Montana's gem sapphire deposits, including Yogo Gulch, Missouri River, Rock Creek and Dry Cottonwood Creek. Discusses geology, crystallography, mineralogy, history of mining, and production. An excellent reference on an important gem-producing region. 100 pages, includes 6 map plates (in rear pocket) and 13 figures. View more info

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Fluorspar Prospects of Montana

By: Clyde P. Ross

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000162

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 955-E. Paper wraprs, small tears (separations) along top and bottom of spine. A study of potential fluorite resources in Montana, surveyed during WWII. Covers uses and demand for fluorite, geology and mineralogy of mines and prospects, and analyzes the potential for future production.51 pages, including 11 plates (5 of which are in rear map pocket), and 4 figures (maps). View more info

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Gemstones of the United States

By: Dorothy M. Schlegel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000168

Condition: Near Fine


USGS Bulletin 1942-G. Paper wraps, some sunning to cover, contents fine. Overview of gem minerals found in the United States, as well as a section on the technical aspects of gems, from cuts to treatments to synthetics, imitation and assembled stones. A useful summary of major and minor gemstones in the United States. 51 pages. View more info

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Gemstones of the United States

By: Dorothy M. Schlegel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000169

Condition: Near Fine


USGS Bulletin 1942-G. Paper wraps, some sunning to cover, contents fine. Overview of gem minerals found in the United States, as well as a section on the technical aspects of gems, from cuts to treatments to synthetics, imitation and assembled stones. A useful summary of major and minor gemstones in the United States. 51 pages. View more info

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Geology of the High Climb Pegmatite, Custer County, South Dakota

By: Douglas M. Sheridan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000170

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 1015-C. paper wraps, creasing on rear cover due to paste down of map pocket. Minor sunning along spine. Report on a significant pegmatite mine in the Black Hills, with complex pegmatitic zonations and interesting mineralogy. 40 pages, including 1 plate (geologic map in rear pocket), 3 figures and 6 tables (on mineralogy of zones in pegmatite). View more info

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Geology of the Panamint Butte Quadrangle, Inyo County, California

By: Wayne E. Hall

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000175

Condition: Good


USGS Bulletin 1299. Paper wraps, crease on front cover, slight sunning to spine. Ex-library wirh small library sticker on front cover, library card pocket on inside front cover, and small stamp on title page and rear fly leaf. 67 pages, including 1 map plate in rear pocket, 14 figures (12 being B&W photographs). View more info

Image for Manganese Resources of the Artillery Mountains Region, Mohave County, Arizona

Manganese Resources of the Artillery Mountains Region, Mohave County, Arizona

By: S. G. Lasky and B. N. Webber

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 000167

Condition: Fair


USGS Bulletin 961. Ex-library with library stamps on front cover, and library card pocket on map pocket on inside rear cover. Rear cover has numerous creases and several tears along spine. Author's (Lasky) inscription ("with sincere regards") to B.S. Butler, a fellow USGS geologist. Butler was a prolific author for the USGS, having written noteworthy reports including "The Copper Deposits of Michigan" and "The Ore Deposits of Utah." This report studies the large, low-grade sedimentary manganese deposits in Mohave County, and it's potential as an economic manganese resource. Included are ch... View more info

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Mica -Bearing Pegmatites of New Hampshire: A Preliminary Report

By: J. C. Olson

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000155

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 931-P. Paper wraps, library stamp on title page and rear flyleaf. A study of 80 mines and prospects in New Hampshire for their potential to produce industrial grade mica. Covers geology, mineralogy, mining history and production, and future potential. This report does identify mines that produced minerals of interest to collectors, including beryl, tourmaline, apatite, spodumene and lepidolite. 41 pages, including 3 plates and 3 figures (all of which are maps). View more info

Image for Mica -Bearing Pegmatites of New Hampshire: A Preliminary Report

Mica -Bearing Pegmatites of New Hampshire: A Preliminary Report

By: J. C. Olson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000156

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 931-P. Paper wraps. A study of 80 mines and prospects in New Hampshire for their potential to produce industrial grade mica. Covers geology, mineralogy, mining history and production, and future potential. This report does identify mines that produced minerals of interest to collectors, including beryl, tourmaline, apatite, spodumene and lepidolite. 41 pages, including 3 plates and 3 figures (all of which are maps). View more info

Image for Mica Deposits in Minas Gerais, Brazil

Mica Deposits in Minas Gerais, Brazil

By: W. T. Pecora, M. R. Klepper, D. M. Larrabee, A. L. M. Barbosa and Resk Frayha

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000163

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 964-C, Paper wraps, minor creasing along edge of front cover, contents near fine. Comprehensive study of mica resources, geology and production in Minas Gerais. Includes regional geology of "mica belt," pegmatite geology, grades and uses of mica, production and future potential. 101 pages, including 4 map plates (in rear pocket), 33 figures and 8 figures. View more info

Image for Mica Deposits in Minas Gerais, Brazil

Mica Deposits in Minas Gerais, Brazil

By: W. T. Pecora, M. R. Klepper, D. M. Larrabee, A. L. M. Barbosa and Resk Frayha

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000164

Condition: Near Fine


USGS Bulletin 964-C, Paper wraps. Comprehensive study of mica resources, geology and production in Minas Gerais. Includes regional geology of "mica belt," pegmatite geology, grades and uses of mica, production and future potential. 101 pages, including 4 map plates (in rear pocket), 33 figures and 8 figures. View more info

Image for Mineral Resources of Alaska: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1924

Mineral Resources of Alaska: Report on Progress of Investigations in 1924

By: Philip S. Smith and Others

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1026

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000153

Condition: Good


Papers wraps, pages somewhat yellowed. Library stamp on front cover and title page. Hand writing (1 line) on front cover. Ex-libris Earl B. Noble, who was Chief Geologist for Union Oil Company. Eight article on mineral and oil resources in Alaska, 168 pages, including 7 maps plates (bound into book) and 8 figures (mostly maps). Also an additional 17 pages of selected USGS publications on Alaska in back. View more info

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Observations on the Rich Silver Ores of Aspen, Colorado

By: Edson S. Bastin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000182

Condition: Good


USGS Bulletin 750-D. No wraps, pages sunned. Ex-libris stamp of Geo D. Louderbach (discoverer of benitoite and geology professor at University of California Berkeley). Discussion of the geology, mineralogy and ore deposits of Aspen, Colorado. 22 pages and 10 figures. View more info

Image for Pegmatites of the Crystal Mountain District, Larimer County, Colorado

Pegmatites of the Crystal Mountain District, Larimer County, Colorado

By: William R. Thurston

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000178

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 1011. Paper wraps, minor creasing along edges of front and back covers. Contents fine. Tear along bottom of rear map pocket, partially repaired. Covers the regional and areal geology of the pegmatite deposits at Crystal Mountain. Includes description of types of pegmatites, significant mines and detailed mineralogy of the properties. 185 pages, including 13 map plates in rear map pocket, 32 figures and 16 tables. View more info

Image for Pegmatites of the Crystal Mountain District, Larimer County, Colorado

Pegmatites of the Crystal Mountain District, Larimer County, Colorado

By: William R. Thurston

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000179

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 1011. Paper wraps, minor creasing along edges of front and back covers. Contents fine. Tear along bottom of rear map pocket, partially repaired. Covers the regional and areal geology of the pegmatite deposits at Crystal Mountain. Includes description of types of pegmatites, significant mines and detailed mineralogy of the properties. 185 pages, including 13 map plates in rear map pocket, 32 figures and 16 tables. View more info

Image for Pegmatites of the Middletown Area, Connecticut

Pegmatites of the Middletown Area, Connecticut

By: Frederick Stugard, Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000171

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 1042-Q. Paper wraps, slight creasing to rear cover, minor sunning along spine. Study of the pegmatites near Portland, CT including the Strickland, Hale, Howe, Spinelli and Anderson Quarries. Summary of the regional geology, mineralogy, structure of pegmatite bodies and potential resources. 71 pages, includes 2 map plates in rear map pocket, 2 figures (maps) and 16 figures. View more info

Image for Pegmatites of the Middletown Area, Connecticut

Pegmatites of the Middletown Area, Connecticut

By: Frederick Stugard, Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000172

Condition: Near Fine


USGS Bulletin 1042-Q. Paper wraps, minor sunning along spine. Study of the pegmatites near Portland, CT including the Strickland, Hale, Howe, Spinelli and Anderson Quarries. Summary of the regional geology, mineralogy, structure of pegmatite bodies and potential resources. 71 pages, includes 2 map plates in rear map pocket, 2 figures (maps) and 16 figures. View more info

Image for Precambrian Geology of the Northern Bradshaw Mountains, Yavapai County, Arizona

Precambrian Geology of the Northern Bradshaw Mountains, Yavapai County, Arizona

By: C. A. Anderson and F. M. Blacet

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000193

Condition: Near Fine


USGS Bulletin 1336. Printed wraps, front cover has very minor scuffing and one small hole at staple in binding. Interior is fine. A studty of the stratigraphy and structure. of the Precambrian igneous and metamorphic rocks in the area south of the Prescott and Mingus Mountain quadrangles. Gives descriptions of the major mines in the area: Iron King; Lone Pine; Boggs; Iron Queen; Hackberry; Binghampton; Copper Queen and Stoddard. 82 pages, 2 map plates in rear map pocket, 17 figures (including 9 photomicrographs of ore specimens) and 15 tables (chemical analyses). View more info

Image for Preliminary Report on Corundum Deposits in the Buck Creek Peridotite Clay County, North Carolna

Preliminary Report on Corundum Deposits in the Buck Creek Peridotite Clay County, North Carolna

By: Jarvis B. Hadley

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000160

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 948-E. Paper wraps, minor creasing on front cover. Study of the economic potential to mine corundum for abrasives during WWII. Corundum colors from this district are white, blue, pink and red! 25 pages, including 4 map plates in rear map pocket, 3 figures (maps) and 3 tables. View more info

Image for Preliminary Report on Corundum Deposits in the Buck Creek Peridotite Clay County, North Carolna

Preliminary Report on Corundum Deposits in the Buck Creek Peridotite Clay County, North Carolna

By: Jarvis B. Hadley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000161

Condition: Good


USGS Bulletin 948-E. Paper wraps, minor creasing on front cover, several tears along spine.. Study of the economic potential to mine corundum for abrasives during WWII. Corundum colors from this district are white, blue, pink and red! 25 pages, including 4 map plates in rear map pocket, 3 figures (maps) and 3 tables. View more info