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Placer Mining in Nevada Gold Geology Prospecting book

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Placer Mining in Nevada Gold Geology Prospecting book

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Placer Mining in Nevada

by

William O Vanderburg

Nevada State Bureau of Mines Bulletin 4

180 Pages, 1936

"Placer Mining in Nevada" was orginally published in 1936 by the Nevada State Bureau of Mines in Conjunction with Mackay School of Mines. This rare and long out of print publication is now available again in its original form from Miningbooks.com.

Contents:

  • Forward
  • Introduction
  • Scope of Report
  • Brief History of Placer Mining
  • Production History of Placer Gold in Nevada
  • Topography and Hydrography of Nevada
  • General Geology of Nevada Placers
    • Derivations of Placers
    • Reconcentrations
    • Action of Water
    • Types of Placers
    • Ancient Placers
    • Relation of Placers to Lode Deposits
  • Prospecting and Sampling placers
  • Placer Mining Methods and Equipment
    • Introduction
    • The Pan and Batea
    • The Rocker
    • The Long Tom
    • The Sluice
    • Extracting Gold from Amalgam
    • The Quenner Disintegrator
    • Mechanical Washing Plants
    • Mechanical Excavating equipment
  • Placer Gold Occurences(Districts) in Nevada
    • Churchill County
      • Eagleville (Hot Springs)
    • Clark County
      • Eldorado(Nelson)
      • Moapa
      • Gold Butte (Temple Bar)
    • Douglas County
      • Buckskin(Smith Valley)
      • Genoa
      • Mount Siegel
    • Elko County
      • Alder(Tennesse Gulch)
      • Aura(Bullrun, Centennial, Columbia)
      • Charleston(Copper Mountain, Cornwall)
      • Gold Basin(Rowland)
      • Island Mountain(Gold Creek)
      • Mountain City (Cope)
      • Van Duzer
      • Tuscorora
    • Esmeralda County
      • Klondyke
      • Tule Canyon(Lida)
      • Pigeon Springs(Palmetto)
      • Tokop (Gold Mountain, Bonnie Clair, Oriental Wash)
    • Eureka County
      • Lynn
      • Maggie Creek(Shroeder, Susie Creek)
    • Humboldt County
      • Gold Run (Adelaide)
      • Paradise Valley (Mount Rose, Spring City)
      • Rebel Creek(New Goldfields, Willow Creek)
      • King's River
      • Varyville(Columbia, Leonard Creek)
      • Dutch Flat
    • Lander County
      • Battle Mountain (Bannock, Copper Basin, Copper Canyon, Cottonwood Creek, Galena, Rocky Canyon)
      • Steiner Canyon(Bob Town)
      • Tenabo (Campbell, Lander, Bullion)
      • Iowa Canyon
      • Mud Springs
    • Lyon County
      • Gold Canyon(Chinatown, Dayton, Devils Gate, Silver City)
      • Yerington (Ludwig, Mason)
    • Mineral County
      • Hawthorne (Lucky Boy, Pamlico)
      • Pine Grove (Rockland, Wilson)
      • Rawhide
      • Telephone Canyon
    • Nye County
      • Beatty
      • Carrara
      • Cloverdale (Golden, Republic)
      • Johnnie
      • Manhattan
      • Round Mountain
      • Union (Berlin, Ione)
    • Pershing County
      • Placerites
      • Rabbit Hole
      • Rochester (Nenzel, Oreana)
      • Rosebud
      • Sacremento Canyon
      • Sawtooth (Mandalay)
      • Sierra (Dun Glen, Oro Fino, Sunshine, Chaffee)
      • South American Canyon
      • Spring Valley
      • Unionville (Buena Vista)
      • Weaver Canyon
    • Washoe County
      • Little Valley
      • Peavine (Reno, Crystal Peak)
      • Olinghouse (White Horse)
    • White Pine County
      • Bald Mountain (Joy)
      • Osceola (Dry Gulch, Grub Gulch, Weaver Creek, Hogum, Summit Diggings)
  • Mining on Railroad Land Grants
  • Selected Bibliography


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