Underground Treasures: How and where to find them
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Underground Treasures: How and where to find them

By James Orton
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Table of Contents
  • How and Where to Find Them.
  • Table of Contents.
  • NOTE.
  • CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION.
  • CHAPTER II. DIRECTIONS FOR DETERMINING SPECIMENS BY THE KEY.
    • A.
      • I. OPAQUE.
      • II. TRANSLUCENT.
    • I. OPAQUE.
    • II. TRANSLUCENT.
    • B.
      • I. OPAQUE.
      • II. TRANSLUCENT.
    • I. OPAQUE.
    • II. TRANSLUCENT.
  • CHAPTER III. DESCRIPTIVE LIST OF USEFUL MINERALS.
    • 1.—Agate.
    • 2.-Alum.
    • 3.—Amethyst.
    • 4.—Anthracite.
    • 5.—Antimony Ore.
    • 6.—Asbestus.
    • 7.—Asphaltum.
    • 8.—Azurite.
    • 9.—Baryta, or Heavy Spar.
    • 10.—Bituminous Coal.
    • 11.—Blende.
    • 12.—Bog Iron Ore.
    • 13.—Brittle Silver Ore.
    • 14.—Brown Coal.
    • 15.—Calamine.
    • 16.—Cannel Coal.
    • 17.—Carnelian.
    • 18.—Celestine.
    • 19.—Cerussite.
    • 20.—Chromic Iron.
    • 21.—Cinnabar.
    • 22.—Cobalt Pyrites.
    • 23.—Copper.
    • 24.—Copper Glance.
    • 25.—Copper Nickel.
    • 26.—Copper Pyrites.
    • 27.—Diamond.
    • 28.—Emery.
    • 29.—Fluor Spar.
    • 30.—Franklinite.
    • 31.—Galena.
    • 32.—Garnet.
    • 33.—Gold.
    • 34.—Graphite.
    • 35.—Gray Copper Ore.
    • 36.—Gypsum.
    • 37.—Horn Silver.
    • 38.—Iron Pyrites.
    • 39.—Jasper.
    • 40.—Kaolin.
    • 41.—Lenticular Iron Ore.
    • 42.—Limonite, or Brown Hematite.
    • 43.—Magnetic Iron Ore.
    • 44.—Magnetic Pyrites.
    • 45.—Malachite.
    • 46.—Manganese Spar.
    • 47.—Marble.
    • 48.—Mica.
    • 49.—Micaceous Iron Ore.
    • 50.—Nitre.
    • 51.—Oxyd of Manganese.
    • 52.—Platinum.
    • 53.—Red Copper Ore.
    • 55.—Red Silver Ore.
    • 56.—Rensselaerite.
    • 57.—Rock Crystal.
    • 58.—Rock Salt.
    • 59.—Rutile.
    • 60.—Serpentine.
    • 61.—Silicate of Copper.
    • 62.—Silver.
    • 63.—Silver Glance.
    • 64.—Smaltine.
    • 65.—Smithsonite.
    • 66.—Spathic Iron.
    • 67.—Specular Iron Ore.
    • 68.—Spinel Ruby.
    • 69.—Steatite.
    • 70.—Strontianite.
    • 71.—Sulphur.
    • 72.—Tin Ore.
    • 73.—Topaz.
    • 74.—Tourmaline.
    • 75.—Variegated Copper Ore.
    • 76.—Wad.
    • 77.—Willemite.
    • 78.—Zincite.
  • CHAPTER IV. PROSPECTING FOR DIAMONDS, GOLD, SILVER, COPPER, LEAD AND IRON.
  • CHAPTER V. ASSAY OF ORES.
  • CHAPTER VI. MINERAL SPRINGS.
  • CHAPTER VII. ARTIFICIAL JEWELRY—HOW MADE AND HOW DETECTED.
    • PRECIOUS STONES. ARRANGED ACCORDING TO COLOR AND IN ORDER OF HARDNESS.
  • CHAPTER VIII. DISCOVERY OF GOLD IN CALIFORNIA.[4]
  • CHAPTER IX.
  • INDEX.
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