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Drills and mills; precious metal mining and milling methods of the frontier West, rev. 2d ed.


Drills and mills; precious metal mining and milling methods of the frontier West, rev. 2d ed.

Meyerriecks, Will.

Will Meyerriecks


264 pages




Here's a highly informative, lucid, thorough description of mining technology and ore dressing as practiced in the 19th-century American West. With abundant photos, diagrams & plans, the history of placer & hardrock mining and the necessary machinery is logically presented. The first edition was published spiral bound in 2002; this second edition--updated, reformatted, and professionally printed and bound--features more text and an expanded number of photos, charts, tables, and references.

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