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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

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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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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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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 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

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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

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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 Pegmatite Investigations  1942-1945 Black Hills, South Dakota

Pegmatite Investigations 1942-1945 Black Hills, South Dakota

By: Lincloln R. Page and Others

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000142

Condition: Good


USGS Professional Paper 247. Paper wraps. Minor creasing on front cover, Several tears on rear cover adjacent to map pocket. Contents very good. Comprehensive examination of pegmatitic beryllium, lithium, tantalum, tin, feldspar and mica mines and prospects in the Black Hills. Describes location, geology, mineralogy, history and production of more than 30 properties. 228 pages, including 37 figures (maps), 4 tables, and 45 plates (all of which are in map pocket on rear inside cover). View more info

Image for Pegmatite Investigations in Colorado, Wyoming and Utah 1942-1944

Pegmatite Investigations in Colorado, Wyoming and Utah 1942-1944

By: John B. Hanley, E. Wm. Heinrich and Lincoln R.Page

Price: $40.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000141

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 227. paper wraps. Cover sunned, library accession number handwritten on upper front cover, rear cover creased along edges and opposing attached map pocket. Comprehensive examination of pegmatitic beryllium, lithium, tantalum and mica mines and prospects in Colorado, Wyoming and Utah. Describes location, geology, mineralogy, history and production of more than 30 properties. 125 pages, including 34 figures (maps), 7 tables, and 17 plates (15 of which are in map pocket on rear inside cover). View more info

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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 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

Image for Preliminary Report on the Ketchikan Mining District, Alaska with an Introductory Sketch of the Geology of Southeastern Alaska

Preliminary Report on the Ketchikan Mining District, Alaska with an Introductory Sketch of the Geology of Southeastern Alaska

By: Alfred Hulse Brookes

Price: $150.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000198

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 1. Professionally rebound in red buckram with gold lettering on spine and front cover. New flyleafs and endpapers. Title page (original) is soiled, has some creases, and has remnants of tape near binding. Presentation copy: "J.G. Lind, Ogden, Utah Dec. 16.1905. Presented by honorable G. E. Sutherland U.S.S.." J. G. Lind was a Utah miner and assayer. George E. Sutherland was a Utah Congressman, Senator, and eventual U.S. Supreme Court Justice. This book was bound while it was in the library of Walter S. Lombardo. This was an early survey of the mining districts in t... View more info

Image for Prospecting our Past: Gold, Silver and Tungsten Mills of Boulder County

Prospecting our Past: Gold, Silver and Tungsten Mills of Boulder County

By: Harrison S. Cobb

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, The Book Lode: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000088

ISBN: 0961779934

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial cover. Very slight wear along edges of cover and spine. A solidly researched publication on the mines and mills of Boulder County, Colorado, written by a man who had mined this region for many years, and at one point served as president of the Colorado Mining Association. Numerous B&W photos and maps. 153 pages. View more info

Image for Quartz Crystal Deposits of Southwestern Virginia and Western North Carolina

Quartz Crystal Deposits of Southwestern Virginia and Western North Carolina

By: John B. Mertie Jr.

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000173

Condition: Near Fine


USGS Bulletin 1072-D. Paper wraps, slight sunning along spine. Excellent summary of properties in Virginia and North Carolina that produced or had the potential to produce quartz crystals. At the time of the study, the main interest was finding quartz for the manufacture of oscillators. This is a great reference for those interested in collecting quartz crystals. 66 pages, including 6 figures (maps) of localities. View more info

Image for Quartz Crystal Deposits of Western Arkansas

Quartz Crystal Deposits of Western Arkansas

By: A. E. J. Engel

Price: $35.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000165

Condition: Good


USGS Bulletin 973-E. Paper wraps, some minor creasing to front cover, several tears and creases on back cover adjacent to map pocket. A study of the quartz crystal deposits of western Arkansas, prompted by the need for optical and oscillator quartz during WWII. Coincidentally, optical/oscillator quartz is also the type of quartz of interst to mineral collectors. This report covers the geology, crystallography and uses of quartz, as well as the primary deposits (mines) in operation at the time.88 pages, including 21 plates (including 15 maps in rear map pocket), 10 figures and 8 tables. View more info

Image for Quicksilver Deposits of the Opalite District, Malheur County, Oregon, and Humboldt County, Nevada

Quicksilver Deposits of the Opalite District, Malheur County, Oregon, and Humboldt County, Nevada

By: Robert G. Yates

Price: $18.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000154

Condition: Good


USGS Bulletin 931-N. Paper wraps, 1-1/2" tear on lower portion of front cover (repaired). Former owner's name handwritten in upper right corner of front cover.Detailed study of an important mercury district along the Nevada-Oregion border. Discusses the history, geology, mineralogy, mines and prospects, and suggestions for future prospecting. Includes the Cordero Mine, a significant mercury producer and type locality for rare mercury minerals. 30 pages, 7 map plates (one in map pocket pasted to inside rear cover), and 3 figures (also maps). View more info

Image for The Geology and Ore Deposits of the Bisbee Quadrangle, Arizona

The Geology and Ore Deposits of the Bisbee Quadrangle, Arizona

By: Frederick Leslie Ransome

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000204

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 21. Professionally rebound in red buckram with gold lettering on spine and front cover. New flyleafs and endpapers. Ex-library from M.I.T. and Eugene Foord, a mineralogist and pegmatite expert with the U.S.G.S. and author of many papers. Original flyleaf has "Withdrawn" stamp from MIT Libraries and an E. E. Foord stamp. Title page has two M.I.T. library stamps. This book was bound while it was in the library of Walter S. Lombardo. This is the classic work on the geology and mines of the Bisbee area, Warren Mining District in Arizona. Extensive descriptive geology a... View more info

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The Mineral Resources of the Mount Wrangell District, Alaska

By: Walter C. Mendenhall and Frank C. Schrader

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000202

Condition: Good


USGS Professional Paper 15. Professionally rebound in red buckram with gold lettering on spine and front cover. New flyleafs and endpapers. Title page (original ) has library stamp in lower right corner. Overall, original pages are yellowed, some creasing wear and tear, the new binding makes it very usable and stable. This book was bound while it was in the library of Walter S. Lombardo. This report focuses primarily on the geology, mineralogy and economic potential of the gold and copper mines and prospects of the Mount Wrangell area. 71 pages, including 10 plates (one large foldout map, s... View more info

Image for The Tin Spodumene Belt of the Carolinas: A Preliminary Report

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