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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

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Dana's New Mineralogy, Eighth Edition

By: Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason and Abraham Rosenzweig

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, NY, John Wiley & Sons: 1997

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000121

ISBN: 0471193100

Condition: Fine


Very minor scuffing to cover. Printed on acid-free paper. Probably the most comprehensive single volume on descriptive mineralogy ever written. Organized in chapters by chemical classes (Native Elements, Sulfides, Oxides, etc...) Includes all IMA-approved minerals through calender year 1995. Includes many crystallographic renderings. 1819 pages. 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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Encyclopedia of Mineral Names

By: William H. Blackburn and William H. Dennon

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Mineralogical Association of Canada: 1997

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000105

ISBN: 092129445X

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy pictorial cover.Cover lightly scuffed, a little chipping on lower left corner of front flyleaf. Contents fine. An exhaustive work on the origin of the name of each known mineral species through 1996, arranged alphabetically. Includes three updates to bring the book current to 2002. Includes chemical formula, crystal structure, origin of each name (such as named after place or person or a physical trait). Historical information for many of the long established mineral names. 360 pages. A useful reference for mineralogists and collectors. 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 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

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Internal Structure of Granitic Pegmatites

By: E. N. Cameron, R.H. Jahns, A. H. McNair and L.R. Page

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Urbana, Illinois, Economic Geology Publishing Co.: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000078

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library. small white library sticker and stamp on front cover, small stamp on front flyleaf; small crease on upper right cover and pages. Printed wraps. 79 figures, including many mine maps (some fold-outs) and B&W photographs. 5 tables of mineral assemblages for various types of pegmatites in the United States. This report describes the research conducted between 1939 and 1945 by U.S.geologists on the strategic and critical mineral potential of pegmatites in New England, Southeastern U.S., South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico. A comprehensive examination of struct... 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

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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: 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

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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 the Geology of the Arbuckle and Wichita Mountains in Indian Territory and Oklahoma

Preliminary Report on the Geology of the Arbuckle and Wichita Mountains in Indian Territory and Oklahoma

By: Joseph A. Taff

Price: $25.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000138

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 31. With an Appendix on Reported Ore Deposits of the Wichita Mountains by H. Foster Bain. Rebound in cardstock cover by John Sinkankas. Has cutout of copied title page pasted to front of cover. Summary of the geology, geography, petrology, stratigraphy and mineral resources of the region. 97 pages, including 1 figure (outline map of the region) and 8 plates (2 color maps and numerous B&W photographs). This publication was acquired as part of a large purchase of ephemera that had been in the inventory of John Sinkankas (PeriLithon Books) after his passing. View more info

Image for Preliminary Report on the Geology of the Arbuckle and Wichita Mountains in Indian Territory and Oklahoma, with an Appendix on Reported Ore Deposits of the Wichita Mountains

Preliminary Report on the Geology of the Arbuckle and Wichita Mountains in Indian Territory and Oklahoma, with an Appendix on Reported Ore Deposits of the Wichita Mountains

By: Joseph A. Taff and H. Foster Bain

Price: $75.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000207

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 31. Professionally rebound in red buckram with gold lettering on spine and front cover. New flyleafs and endpapers. Library stamps on title page and several other pages. Pages yellowed but in good condition. A detailed early study of the geology of Arbuckle and Wichita mountains. Last section of report describes ore samples from more than 40 mines and prospects, and gives locations of the mines. There is also a mention of quartz crystals in granite pegmatites and columbite-tantalite in the same rocks. 97 pages, 8 plates (two geologic and B&W photographs) and 1 figure (s... View more info

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

By: C. H. Maxwell and M. H. Hibpshman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000196

Condition: Near Fine


U. S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Administrative Report BIA-33. Stapled report with printed wraps.Minorl flaws on front cover with handwritten code in lower left front. Good summary on the geology and mineral resources of the Canoncito Reservation. 28 pages, including 6 map figures and 3 tables. 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 Copper Deposits of the Clifton-Morenci District, Arizona

By: Waldemar Lindgren

Price: $120.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000212

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 43. Professionally rebound in red buckram with new flyleafs and endpapers. A previous owner's stamp on title page. Pages somewhat yellowed but in very good condition otherwise. A very important work on one of the largest copper districts in the United States. Detailed geologic study on the stratigraphy, structure and processes of formation of the ore mineralization as was known at that time. Excellent descriptions of the mines and prospects, and of the ore mineralogy of those properties. Great reference on the district and it's mines. 375 pages, including 25 plates (... View more info

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The Lead, Zinc and Fluorspar Deposits of Western Kentucky

By: E. O. Ulrich and W. S. Tangier Smith

Price: $100.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000208

Condition: Very Good


USGS Professional Paper 36. Professionally rebound in maroon buckram with gold lettering on the spine. New flyleafs and endpapers. Some dampstaining on title page and first three pages. Pages yellowed but in very good condition. EX-LIBRIS, from the library of Dr. Eugene E. Foord, author and pegmatite mineralogist for the USGS. His stamp is on the frontendpaper. This publication is in two parts, each with a separate Table of Contents. The first part discusses the geology, stratigraphy, paleontology and structure of the rocks and ore deposits of the region. The second part discusses the ore d... 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