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AuthorHunt, Robert
TitleBritish mining : a treatise on the history, discovery, practical development and future prospects of metalliferous mines in the United Kingdom
Pub Year1884
KeywordsMines and mineral resources
Great Britain
AbstractThis book is an examination of mining and mineral statistics in Great Britain during the 19th century. Sections include historical sketches, formation of mineral deposits, practical mining techniques, future prospects of mining, and several mining records. There are chapters on mining at the time Celtic Britain passed into the rule of the Roman Empire, as well as information on metalliferous veins, ventilation of mines, draining shafts, and blasting rocks. Descriptions of the equipment used in mining is also included, as well as several illustrations.
PublisherC. Lockwood
Place of PublicationLondon
Local Call NumberTN 57 H8 1884
Resource TypeBook
CollectionDr. Thomas J. Khattar Collection