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  • Western Mining (University of Oklahoma Press) – Trade paperback (1977)
    by Otis Young, Robert Lenon

    Western Mining

    Trade paperback, University of Oklahoma Press
    1977
    English
    358 pages

    ISBN: 0806113529
    ISBN-13: 9780806113524

    Here, for the first time, is a clear account in words and pictures of the methods by which gold and silver were extracted and processed in the Old West. The author describes the early days of Spanish and Indian mining and the wild era inaugurated by the American prospector who rushed west to get rich quick, ending with the year 1893, when repeal of the Sherman Silver Purchase Act virtually closed the mining frontier. The account gives in laymen's language the techniques employed in prospecting, placering, lode mining, and ... Show more

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