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Image for A Reconnaissance of the Northwestern Portion of Seward Peninsula Alaska

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

Image for A Reconnaissance of the Northwestern Portion of Seward Peninsula Alaska

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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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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Gold Rush: The Journals, Drawings and Other Papers of J. Goldsborough Bruff

By: Georgia Willis Read and Ruth Gaines (editors)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Columbia University Press: 1949

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000090

Condition: Very Good


Embossed cloth cover. Two small tears in cloth of upper spine, slightly bumped corners, some yellowing of pages. Contents near fine. A detailed account of J. Goldsborough Bruff's journey to California and experiences during the California Gold Rush, from April 2, 1849 to July 20, 1851. Profusely illustrated with B&W and some color drawings from his journals. Published to mark the centennial of the California Gold Rush. An excellent read. 791 pages. View more info

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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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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

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Some Rare-Element Mineral Deposits in China

By: K. Y. Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000176

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 1312-N. Paper wraps, crease along front cover, contents fine. Summary of significant rare metal deposits and regions in China. Good discussion of the minerals found in these districts. 34 pages, with 3 figures (maps) and 1 table. View more info

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Status of Mineral Resource Information for the Ramah Indian Reservation, New Mexico

By: C. H. Maxwell and L. G. Nonini

Price: $40.00

Publisher: U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000197

Condition: Fine


U. S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Administrative Report BIA-32. Stapled report with printed wraps. Good summary on the geology and mineral resources of the Ramah Reservation. There is some potential for gemstones. 42 pages, including 10 map figures. View more info

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The Tin Spodumene Belt of the Carolinas: A Preliminary Report

By: T. L. Kesler

Price: $35.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000159

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 936-J, Paper wraps, slight creasing on front cover, a little more on rear cover. Handwritten "8372" on upper right corner of front cover, "V-0347" handwritten on map pocket in rear. Study on the potential for tin (cassiterite) and lithium (spodumene) in granite pegmatites in the region.Covers previous work in the area, geology, pegmatite structure and mineralogy, and tin and lithium resources. 25 pages, 5 map plates (3 in rear map pocket), 2 figures (maps), and 1 table (in rear map pocket) listing all known tin deposits in the Carolinas. View more info

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Topaz Deposits Near the Brewer Mine, Chesterfield County, South Carolina

By: Carl Fries, Jr.

Price: $25.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000157

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 936-C. Paper wraps, some soiling to rear cover, pages somewhat yellowed. Interesting report on a massive topaz deposit, and its potential use as a substitute for kyanite as a refractory material. Also discusses gold and topaz placer deposits in the same area. 78 pages, includes 5 map plates (one in map pocket pasted to rear inside cover), 1 figure (map) and 3 tables. View more info

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Topaz Deposits Near the Brewer Mine, Chesterfield County, South Carolina

By: Carl Fries, Jr.

Price: $30.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000158

Condition: Very Good


USGS Bulletin 936-C. Paper wraps, pages somewhat yellowed. Ex-libris Paul C. Bateman, as his name is handwritten on upper front cover. Paul Bateman was a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and was a prolific author, with many of his publications having to do with mineral deposits, granites and the Sierra Nevadas of California. He is probably best know for "Economic Geology of the Bishop Tungsten District , California". An interesting report on a massive topaz deposit, and its potential use as a substitute for kyanite as a refractory material. Also discusses gold and topaz placer deposi... View more info