Best Reference Books – Placer Mining

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Placer Mining subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Placer Mining along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Placer Mining subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Placer Mining" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Placer Mining for Gold in California (Classic Reprint)” by Charles Volney Averill

“Placer Mining for Gold in California (Classic Reprint)” Book Review: This book is for the gold miners of California. And for the traders and investors in the gold industry. This book mentioned the migration of men to the creeks.

2. “Recent Progress in the Thawing of Frozen Gravel in Placer Mining (Classic Reprint)” by Charles Janin

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“Recent Progress in the Thawing of Frozen Gravel in Placer Mining (Classic Reprint)” Book Review: This book is for gold miners of frozen lands. This book states difficulties faced by gold diggers in the frozen lands of Alaska and the Yukon Territory. It also states different methods to dig in frozen lands. This book gives the applications of better methods used for digging.

3. “Hydraulic and Placer Mining (Classic Reprint)” by Eugene B Wilson

“Hydraulic and Placer Mining (Classic Reprint)” Book Review: This book is a revised edition. It contains information on hydraulic mining.

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4. “Placer Mining; Surface Arrangements at Ore Mines; Preliminary Operations; Ore Mining; Supporting Excavations; Assaying” by Anonymous

“Placer Mining; Surface Arrangements at Ore Mines; Preliminary Operations; Ore Mining; Supporting Excavations; Assaying” Book Review: This book is prefered by designers and the artifact collectors. This book has several ancient ornament designs which are now being copied. This book states that there is no copyright issue for anyone who is copying from this book. And hence you can watch library stamps and other notations in the work.

5. “Methods and Costs of Gravel and Placer Mining in Alaska” by Chester Wells Purington

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“Methods and Costs of Gravel and Placer Mining in Alaska” Book Review: This book is for the ones interested in mining as well as in the history of mining. It discusses the damage caused by natural calamities which then grew beneficial for the people. This book deals with the gold mines in Alaska and nearby places. It shows the practical way to dig the mineral.

6. “Practical Placer Mining” by L Cope and L W Cope and Lee R Rice

“Practical Placer Mining” Book Review: This book is for the students of placer mining. This book contains 8 international paper findings. This book contains information about the history of gold dredging, placer sampling, samples, bulk vs. drill and small scale placer mining. It also briefs us about bucket ladder dredges, alternative dredging methods, placer processing and the gold placer industry.

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7. “Methods of Placer Mining (Prospecting and Treasure Hunting)” by Garnet Basque

“Methods of Placer Mining (Prospecting and Treasure Hunting)” Book Review: This book is for the diggers. This book has maps of gold producing areas. It also has images of the instruments which are required for excavation.

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