Geology and mining industry of Leadville, Colorado, with atlas

Monograph 12



The present work was undertaken at the instance of the Ron. Clarence King, first Director of the United States Geological Survey, in 1879. It
was his intention that it should form part of a series of monographs which would in time include all the important mining districts of the country, and thus furnish an accurate and permanent record of the manner of occurrence and geological relation of the metallic deposits of the United States, as well a of all substantial improvement in the methods of obtaining the metals from their ores.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Geology and mining industry of Leadville, Colorado, with atlas
Series title Monograph
Series number 12
DOI 10.3133/m12
Year Published 1886
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Washington, DC
Description Part I: 442 p.; Part II: 459 p.; Atlas: 81 p.
Country United States
State Colorado
City Leadville
Scale 9600
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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