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Title: Prospecting for Gold in the United States
Url: http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/prospect2/prospectgip.html
Creator: Kirkemo, Harold
Publisher: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: This United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication discusses gold prospecting in the US. The history of prospecting is covered, as well as where in the US gold can still be found and accounts of successful gold mining. Deposits of gold are also explained, including placer deposits and lode gold. Selected references for additional reading are given.
LC Classification: Science -- Geology -- History
Technology -- Mining engineering. Metallurgy -- Mining engineering. Metallurgy -- History and description -- Modern -- 1800-
Technology -- Mining engineering. Metallurgy -- Mining engineering. Metallurgy -- Ore deposits and mining of particular metals -- Gold and silver ore deposits and mining. Precious metals
Technology -- Mining engineering. Metallurgy -- Mining engineering. Metallurgy -- Prospecting -- Special minerals, etc., A-Z -- Gold
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Geology
Science -- Physical sciences
Science -- Metallurgy
Date Issued: 1980
Resource Type: Bibliographies
Library Guide
Reading Materials
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: General Public
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Geology
Mineralogy or petrology
Date Of Record Release: 2007-02-09 03:00:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-09-13 11:15:36 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
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