The Abc of Mining
A Handbook For Prospectors
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Treating fully of exploratory and preparatory work of the physical properties of ores, field geology. The occurrence and associations of minerals, methods of chemical analysis and assay, blowpipe tests, promising indications, and simple methods of working valuable deposits, together with chapters on quartz and hydraulic mining and especial detailed information on placer mining, with an addenda on camp life and medical hints. Charles A. Bramble 1898