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Published by Dept. of the Interior in Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Gold mines and mining -- United States,
  • Placer deposits -- United States

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Edition Notes

SeriesGeology and resources of gold in the United States -- ch. G, U.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 1857-G
ContributionsYeend, Warren E., 1936-, Shawe, Daniel R., 1925-, Wier, Kenneth L. 1914-
LC ClassificationsUSGSBULL1857-G 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination19 p
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22071823M
LC Control Number89-600287

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