3 edition of Comstock lode, its formation and history found in the catalog.
Comstock lode, its formation and history
John A. Church
|Statement||by John A. Church ...|
|LC Classifications||TN413.N25 C5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv p., 1 l., 226 p.|
|Number of Pages||226|
|LC Control Number||06022348|
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Excerpt from The Comstock Lode: Its Formation and History IT is fitting that a its formation and history book on the structure of the Comstock Lode should be introduced its formation and history book a description of the method employed in mining upon it. The known limits of the lode cover a space of feet, its formation and history book a nearly due north and south direction (magnetic).Author: John A.
Church. The Comstock Lode: Its Comstock lode And History () Paperback – Septem by John Comstock lode Church (Author)Cited by: 2. The History of the Comstock Lode, first published inprovided mining investors, engineers, and western historians with the first comprehensive, chronological history of mining operations on the Comstock/5(11).
of results for Books: "history Comstock lode the comstock lode" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. A History of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode (Shepperson Series in History Humanities) by Ronald M.
James | Sep 1, The History of the Comstock Lode, University of Nevada Bulletin, V37, No. 3, July 1, Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. The Comstock Lode, Its Formation and History by John Adams Church. Publication date Publisher J. Wiley & sons Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of unknown library Language English.
Book digitized by Pages: Internet Archive BookReader The Its formation and history book Lode, Its Formation and History. The History of the Comstock Lode, first published inprovided mining investors, engineers, and western historians with the first comprehensive, chronological history of mining operations Comstock lode the Comstock from to Comstock Lode – Creating Nevada History.
C&C Hoisting Works, Virginia City, Nevada by James H. Crockwell, ~~~~. One of the most important mining discoveries in American History, the Comstock Lode in Nevada was the first major silver discovery in the United States and virtually ended the California Gold Rush.
Comstock Lode, rich deposit of silver in Nevada, U.S., named for Henry Comstock, part-owner of the property on which it was discovered in June Virginia City, Washoe, and other mining “boomtowns” quickly arose in the vicinity, and in 10 years the lode’s output justified establishment of a U.S.
branch mint (closed in ) at Carson the meantime, Republican leaders eager Comstock lode. The Comstock Lode is one of the most important mining discoveries in American history, yielding both silver and gold. It was the first major silver discovery in United States history: of the total ore taken out from the area, approximately 57 percent was silver, and 42 percent was gold.
The Comstock Lode its Formation and History illustrated by six plates and thirteen figures. New York, Quarto, pp. iv, 2,six folded colored profiles, 13 text figures. The volume is complete and in the original stamped dark green cloth with gilt cover titles and later cloth spine to match with gilt titles.
Comstock Lode is about a man named And Comstock Lode is no different: it is a great story, chock-full of historical tidbits, intrigue and suspense, and it is a lot of fun to read. Comstock Lode is about a man named Travallion who originally came over to America from England as a young boy; his parents were murdered by a gang of its formation and history book and so he its formation and history book to survive the wilderness of America on his own/5.
This story is About the beginnings of the Comstock lode. For those of you who are its formation and history book interested in western its formation and history book the name may mean nothing.
This is in a sense an old fashioned western. Like Zane Grey, L’Amour had the gift of bringing history to life/5().
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Church, John A. (John Adams), Comstock lode, its formation and history. New York, J.
Wiley. The mining rush to Nevada that began with the discovery of the Comstock Lode and nearby mining areas helped Nevada Territory become a state in But for all of its importance to the state, some aspects of its geology, history, and geography have been little studied.
This book helps to fill that need.” Chapter Contents. No aspect of Nevada's history has captured so much attention as the heady boomtown days of the Comstock Lode strike in the mid-nineteenth century.
The History of the Comstock Lode, first published inprovided mining investors, engineers, and western historians with the first comprehensive, chronological history of mining operations on the Comstock from to Comstock is just a godforsaken mountainside--with the richest silver lode on earth.
But some come there seeking more than wealth. Val Trevallion--haunted by a violent past; beautiful Grita Redaway--driven by an unfulfilled need.3/5(1). The history of Nevada hasn't changed much since this book was written, but the way of telling has. I love the way that this reads as an adventure novel - and that its substance holds true in the more modern histories/5.
The Comstock Lode was the richest silver mine in American history. Referred to by history books variously as a "sanctimonious gaffer", an "illiterate prospector", and a "quick-thinking loudmouth", he was known by his contemporaries as "Old Pancake", because he could not be bothered to bake bread.
Henry Comstock, a sheepherder and prospector, who cared for the brothers' cabin, unsuccessfully tried to find gold on the land, sold his claims within months, and died a poor man. But the silver lode came to bear his name. While the Comstock claim did contain some gold, miners were unable to get to it because it of an abundance of bluish clay.
The Comstock lode was discovered in by some gold miner in a pit sunk for a water-hole, and “milling,” or reduction of the ore, commenced in the same year, but during the first twelve. History: AN EDITOR ON THE COMSTOCK LODE by Wells Drury.
Reporter and editor in Virginia City in its heyday, the book is his memoir and rememberances of the characters that made Nevada famous. Published after he died by his wife. This copy is a reprint of the first edition. Picture shown is of the actual book. Printed Seller Rating: % positive.
: The History Of The Comstock Lode (Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Special Publication) () by Smith, Grant H. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(13).
The only important later contribution to the geology of the Com stock is that by Eeid in Although partly devoted to the struc ture of the lode this paper shows that the hot ascending Comstock waters carry both gold and silver and are very probably now deposit ing metals in the deeper parts of the by: 2.
The Comstock Lode, its formation and history by John A. Church. In order to begin digitizing these tunnel footprints at their corresponding depths, the map was first georeferenced in ArcMap using the claim footprint map as the basemap.
The Mining Millionaire Americans Couldn’t Help But Love control of Nevada’s Comstock Lode—the rich body of gold and silver so immensely valuable that it Author: Gregory Crouch.
Comstock Lode is a readable book about one of the great silver strikes in the US. Bonanza, the TV western was set near Virginia City, Nevada.
Mark Twain worked on the newspaper there during this time learning his craft of story telling/5(7). Discovered near Virginia City in Junethe Comstock Lode produced about $36 million worth of silver ore each year from to Bythe Comstock.
Geology of the Comstock lode and the Washoe district with atlas by George F. Becker and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at William Wright (–), better known by the pen name Dan DeQuille or Dan De Quille, was an American author, journalist, and was best known for his written accounts of the people, events, and silver mining operations on the Comstock Lode at Virginia City, Nevada, including his non-fiction book History of the Big Bonanza (American Publishing Company, ).
Get this from a library. Forged in silver; the story of the Comstock Lode. [Bob Young; Jan Young] -- A history of the Comstock Lode, including its discovery, its role in the Civil War, its Silver Kings, the treachery and tragedy it caused, and its decline.
In geology, a lode is a deposit of metalliferous ore that fills or is embedded in a fissure (or crack) in a rock formation or a vein of ore that is deposited or embedded between layers of rock. The current meaning (ore vein) dates from the 17th century, being an expansion of an earlier sense of a "channel, watercourse" in late Middle English, which in turn is from the 11th-century meaning of.
The Comstock Lode: Its Character, and the Probable Mode of Its Continuance in Depth Item PreviewPages: Leading mining historian Kerby Jackson introduces us to a classic mining work in this important re-issue of "The Comstock Lode Its History and Composition." Unavailable sincethis publication was originally released by John Wiley & Sons.
Rescuing Silver Strike History One foundation is keeping the Comstock Lode’s glittering history away from the bulldozer. Ap Jana Bommersbach During mine tours, Julie and Al Lucero present the history of the mule barn and mules associated with the Sutro Tunnel from mid.
Ferreting around in the early history of San Francisco, I kept running into connections to the old Comstock Lode. My mom had taken me to Virginia City in the s, when I was about 10 or 12, and I had really fond memories of that trip. I decided to dig into it. I read every book I could find about Virginia City and the Comstock Lode.
Despite a few interesting tidbits about the colorful characters involved in the development of the Comstock Lode, the book was an average history read. The main theme of the book seemed to be how greed destroyed the lives of the men (and women) who sought their fortunes in Nevada/5.
Introduction to Geology and Resources of Gold, and Geochemistry of Gold The Case for Gold An Introduction to Geology and Resources of Gold in the United States By Daniel R. Shawe Abstract Gold has long been a store of wealth, whether held by governments or in private hoards.
Of the total of about 3Author: Daniel R. Shawe, Samuel B. Romberger. The Comstock Lode discovery opened the era of silver mining in Nevada, and attracted thousands of miners—most from was discovered by James Finney in Carson County.
Disputes over the legal limits of a claim soon went to court, as the Law of the Apex, used to determine those limits, was unworkable for the deep ore bodies in the Comstock.
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To feed hungry miners in Nevada’s Comstock Lode towns, cattle ranching came to the territory download pdf the s and s, and the state’s rich buckaroo history began. Founded inElko’s Silver Stampede in July is the oldest rodeo in the state. Genoa, the first settlement in what became Nevada Territory, is 22 miles south of Carson City.History of the Big Ebook An Authentic Account of the Discovery, History, and Working of the World Renowned Comstock Silver Lode of Virginia City, Nevada by Dan De Quille and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at