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A Reconnaissance of the Northwestern Portion of Seward Peninsula Alaska

By: Arthur J. Collier

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000199

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 2. Professionally rebound in red buckram with gold lettering on spine and front cover. New endpapers and flyleafs. Ex-library, with a stamped library card pocket on rear flyleaf. Title page (original) has several small tears (approx. 1/4" each) and one tape repair to a tear approx. 1" long. Rear page has a library card pocket and residual tape for a repair to the original back cover (no longer present). Contents very good. A geologic and economic geology survey of part of the Seward Peninsula, focusing on gold and tin deposits (placer). 70 pages with 12 plates, includi... View more info

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A Reconnaissance of the Northwestern Portion of Seward Peninsula Alaska

By: Arthur J. Collier

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000200

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 2. Professionally rebound in red buckram with gold lettering on spine and front cover. New endpapers and flyleafs. . Title page (original) has one small tear (approx. 1/4" each) and some creasing.. Rear page has some rough edges, soiling, and a crease. Contents very good. A geologic and economic geology survey of part of the Seward Peninsula, focusing on gold and tin deposits (placer). 70 pages with 12 plates, including two 2 page color maps, 1 folding map in rear map pocket, and the balance are B&W photographs. View more info

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Beryl Deposits of the Beecher No. 3-Black 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

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

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

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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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Economic Geology of the Bingham Mining District, Utah

By: John Mason Boutwell

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000209

Condition: Good


USGS Professional Paper 38. Professionally rebound in maroon buckram. New flyleafs and endpapers. Original title page missing, xerographic copy of title page used. Contents page has some chipping. Last original page creased and has a 2.5" tear (not repaired. EX-LIBRIS, from the library of Dr. Eugene E. Foord, author and pegmatite mineralogist for the USGS. His stamp is on the front endpaper. A comprehensive report on the geology and mines of the Bingham Mining District. Extensive geological interpretation of stratigraphy, structure, rock types and mineralogy, as well as mining history, mining... 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

Geology and Ore Deposits near Lake City, Colorado

By: John Duer Irving and Howland Bancroft

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1911

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000101

Condition: Fair


U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 478. Front and rear paper cover missing, binding somewhat loose and some chipping on spine. Title page has a small glue stain near lower spine and some wrinkling on top inside corner of page. Detailed account of geology and mineral resources/mines of the Lake City area in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. 128 pages, 8 plates (including 5 fold-out maps) and 33 figures. View more info

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Geology of the Basin Quadrangle; Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, and Powell Counties, Montana

By: Edward T. Ruppel

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000102

Condition: Very Good


U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1151. Paper wraps. Sun fading on spine, library code handwritten on cover, Geology, petrology and mineral deposits of a quadrangle in Montana. 7 plates and 2 tables in rear pocket. 121 pages. View more info

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Geology of the Bighorn Mountains

By: N. H. Darton

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000211

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 51. Professionally rebound in red buckram with new front flyleaf and endpaper. Original cover (soft) has remnants of tape near binding and the stamp of a previous owner. Pages yellowed but in good condition. Descriptive, structural, stratigraphic and economic geology of the Bighorn Mountains in Wyoming and Montana.129 pages, including 67 plates (with three in rear map pocket) and 14 figures. 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 National Capital Region: Field Trip Guidebook

By: Scott Southworth and William Burton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reston, VA, U. S. Geological Survey: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000044

ISBN: 0607966025

Condition: Fine


USGS Circular 1264. Field trip guidebook for a joint meeting of the Northeast and Southeast Sections of the Geological Society of America. Nine geologic descriptions and field trips in the Washington D.C. region. 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

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Geology of the Tonopah Mining District, Nevada

By: Josiah Edward Spurr

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000210

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 42. Professionally rebound in red buckram. New flyleafs and endpapers. Cover page is a dark, xerigraphic copy of the original page. Title page has remnants of tape. Pages yellowed but in good condition. Comprehensive treatise on the geology, mineralogy and mines and prospects of the Tonopah District. Significant discussion of ore mineralogy, ore structure and alteration. 295 pages, including 24 plates and 78 figures. View more info

Image for Geoloy and Ore Deposits of the Goodsprings Quadrangle, Nevada

Geoloy and Ore Deposits of the Goodsprings Quadrangle, Nevada

By: D. F. Hewett

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S. Geological Survey: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000254

Condition: Very Good


U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 162. Original brown buckram cover with gold lettering on spine. Cover shows some signs of wear, including minor scuffing, bumping to corners and spine. An excellent study of the geology, mines and mineral resources of the Goodsprings (White Pine) District in southern Nevada. Covers the regional geology, mineralogy and specific mines (more than 60 in total). Goodsprings is a well-known locale for mineral specimens and this is a great reference on locality information. 172 pages, including 40 plates (6 in rear map pocket) and 55 figures. View more info

Image for Magnetostratigraphy of the San Francisco Volcanic Field, Arizona

Magnetostratigraphy of the San Francisco Volcanic Field, Arizona

By: K. L. Tanaka, T. C. Onstott, and E. M. Shoemaker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000214

Condition: Very Good


USGs Bulletin 1929. Professionally bound in red buckram with new flyleafs and endpapers. Ex-Library, with various stamps and stickers. "Polarity-chronostratigraphic data that document the detailed eruptive history of Upper Cenozoic volcanic rocks in the San Francisco Mountain area of the southern Colorado Plateau." 35 pages, with 5 figures and 4 tables. 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 and Beryl Pegmatites in Idaho and Montana

Mica and Beryl Pegmatites in Idaho and Montana

By: W. C. Stoll

Price: $25.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000140

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 229. Paper wraps. Minor creasing to back cover, previous owner's bookplate on interior front cover. Contents fine. Comprehensive examination of pegmatitic beryl and mica mines and prospects in Idaho and Montana. Describes location, geology, mineralogy, history and production of more than 30 properties. 64 pages, including 25 figures (maps), 25 tables, and 9 plates (8 of which are in map pocket on rear inside cover). 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