Download Quest for the Pillar of Gold: The Mines & Miners of the by George H. Billingsley PDF

By George H. Billingsley

This book is a synopsis of the prospectors, their instances and mines, and the minerals they discovered in and round the Grand Canyon. it's a consolidation of knowledge at the topic. it's prepared in geographical presentation, from west to east around the sector.

Show description

Read or Download Quest for the Pillar of Gold: The Mines & Miners of the Grand Canyon PDF

Best energy & mining books

World Metal Markets: The United States Strategic Stockpile and Global Market Influence

The us holds strategic stockpiles of approximately a hundred business minerals, metals, and different commodities. those stockpiles have motivated the area commodity markets in lots of methods. This paintings brings jointly in a single position, documentary and statistical proof in regards to the measurement and nature of the U. S.

Quest for the Pillar of Gold: The Mines & Miners of the Grand Canyon

This book is a synopsis of the prospectors, their instances and mines, and the minerals they discovered in and round the Grand Canyon. it's a consolidation of information at the topic. it truly is prepared in geographical presentation, from west to east around the quarter.

The Oil and Gas Industries

Fluctuations in offer and insist, concepts in know-how, and altering laws have dramatically replaced the oil and fuel industries lately. This lawsuits explains the adjustments and explores their implications for the paintings of analysts and different funding execs.

Practical Engineering Management of Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms

Sensible Engineering administration of Offshore Oil and fuel systems promises the 1st must-have content material to the a number of engineering managers and consumers dedicated to the layout, gear, and operations of offshore oil and gasoline structures. innovations explaining tips to have interaction with many of the job forces, getting via bid proposals, and the way to keep up undertaking regulate are all lined within the valuable education reference.

Extra info for Quest for the Pillar of Gold: The Mines & Miners of the Grand Canyon

Example text

Except in a few placer claims farther west from the Grand Timbering was almost unknown in the inner canyon Wash Cliffs. It was just a matter of time, though, before mines because there was no practical way to transport the meager mineral resources of Grand Canyon country enough wood to do the job. Fortunately, most of the mines were exploited. were driven into fairly sohd rock, and while the mines were still new, men were not placed in as much jeopardy as one Grand Gulch Mine might suppose. However, one of the prospects near the Although Hill (1915) has said that copper deposits in the mouth of Lava Canyon in the Palisades Fault is partly Grand Gulch area were discovered around 1853, by shored up with driftwood timbers (see under Little Richard Bentley, Samuel S.

C. Arms, June 10-11, 1958. The vertical section is exaggerated to show the dissolution pattern in the Muav Limestone. Redrawn with permission from a copy receivedfromPaul S. Martin. ^ 3 2 Ih C h a p t e r T h r e e : N l i n e s &c P r o s p e c t o r s o f t h e G r a n d C a n y o n Region (Richard Quartaroli confirmed in April 1995 that the track When we first entered the cave, we heard the noises of cables also remained on the slope between the cave and the bats—soft, but distinct. ) Outside of the cave there were "several lengths of 10 guano on it.

Many discouraged long in one area. A prospector could even starve to death if prospectors gave up their pursuit of riches and concentrated too much energy was expended in the search for food. Thus on getting back to the nearest settlement alive. many of the abandoned miner's caches throughout Grand ^22lh C h a p t e r T h r e e : ]VIines &C. P r o s p e c t o r s o f t h e G r a n d C a n y o n Kegion Canyon contain the relics of packed-in foods and the work made available. The fate that came to some men was implements necessary to prepare them.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.89 of 5 – based on 34 votes