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Hydraulic mining in California.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Mines and Mining.

Hydraulic mining in California.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Mines and Mining.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mines and mineral resources,
  • Water-power,
  • California

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesHydraulic mining in California
    SeriesH.rp.937
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16019523M

    Spokane, Washington: The Arthur H. Clark Company, First edition. Hardcover. p. Numerous illustrations. First edition, limited to copies. This important new work, the first book-length study of the subject, provides a complete history of hydraulic mining, its background and eventual demise. Mining techniques prior to the hydraulic period are described, as are the inventions which. About this Item: Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, CA, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good Plus. If you are looking for a good deal on an important gold rush book - - here it is. Robert Kelley's treatment of the hydraulic mining era in California's Sacramento Valley has turned out to be a California classic.

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Mining techniques prior to the hydraulic period are described, as are the inventions which only true invention of a completely new method of mining to be introduced in the California gold fields was hydraulic mining.

Hydraulic Mining was a gold recovery method that was used during many of the gold rushes around the world during the ’s. It was used extensively in California's Mother Lode county during the famous gold rush there. One of the problems that the early California gold miners faced with basic placer mining was the amount of manual labor that was required to process the gravels.Books; Hydraulic Mining in California A Tarnished Legacy; Hydraulic Mining in California A Tarnished Legacy by Greenland, Powell.

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