Toronto: Northern Miner Press Limited, 1963. Second edition. Boards. 12mo, pp. 167, indexed, illustrated with b/w photographs. As New. Item #19811
This book is intended to give the average reader an intelligent conception of what lies behind the making of a Canadian mine. It is not intended as a text book, but is designed for the non-technical reader who is desirous of becoming better acquainted with the business of mining. Written in simple, every-day language, the broad outlines of the geological considerations are sketched, and mining and milling operations are explained. A large glossary of mining terms is also presented. Chapters on elementary geology, economic geology, scientific prospecting, diamond drilling, sampling, milling, and more.