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Handbook Prospectors Operators Small Mines Mining Book


Handbook Prospectors Operators Small Mines Mining Book

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Handbook For Prospectors and Operators of Small Mines


M.W. Von Bernewitz

547 Pages, 1943

Rare! This book covers everything a small miner will need from finding a deposit, Covers different types of deposits for most minerals and elemets, shows how to determining its extent, How to Assay your ores, then development of the mine through tunnels shafts, shows how to properly blast, Crib with timbers and provide ground support, then how to crush grind, float or gravity separate and much more. Great book.


Part I

  • Aid to Prospecting
  • Tents, Clothing, Water, Food, and Utensils
  • Methods of Transportation
  • Health and First Aid
  • Laws Pertaining to Mining

Part II

  • Mineralogy
  • Elementary Geology
  • Geology in Prospecting
  • Occurences of Ores
  • Outcrops
  • Prospecting
  • What Minerals to Look for and Where
  • Sampling and Assaying
  • Field Tests and Measurements
  • Developing and Equipping a Prospect
  • Markets and Prices

Part III

  • Metallic Minerals
  • Non-Metallic Minerals

Part IV

  • Ore Dressing and Treatment

Part V

  • Memoranda

Part VI

  • Glossary of Terms Used in Mining

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