Economic Geology of the United StatesEconomic Geology of the United States with Briefer Mention of Foreign Mineral Products.R. S. Tarr

1894 American Naturalist  
Tarr has compiled the information, up to 1893, concerning the mineral resources and industries of the United States. Although intended as a text-book to supplement a course of lectures at Cornell University, the style of the writer makes-it of general interest. Part I treats of the common rock and vein-forming minerals and ores, the rocks of the earth's crust, physical geography and geology of the United States, origin of ore deposits, and mining terms and methods. Part II takes up
more » ... kes up metalliferous deposits in detail. The statistics are almost all compiled from the standard sources. An appendix contains the literature of the subject and a list of authors and works referred to in the text. A number of cuts illustrate the text.
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