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Mass Destruction: The Men and Giant Mines That Wired America and Scarred the Planet
Mass Destruction: The Men and Giant Mines That Wired America and Scarred the Planet
by Timothy J Lecain
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'\"Timothy LeCain\'s Mass Destruction is a thoroughly researched, elegantly reasoned study by one well-qualified to do so. LeCain has provided a well-integrated look at the environmental cost of America\'s burgeoning consumerism, with specific emphasis... (read more)

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Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story about Copper, the Metal That Runs the World
Boom, Bust, Boom: A Story about Copper, the Metal That Runs the World
by Bill Carter
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A SWEEPING ACCOUNT OF CIVILIZATION’S COMPLETE DEPENDENCE ON COPPER AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR PEOPLE, NATURE, AND OUR GLOBAL ECONOMY COPPER is a miraculous and contradictory metal, essential to nearly every human enterprise. For most of recorded history,... (read more)

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Coal: A Human History
Coal: A Human History
by Barbara Freese
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Coal generates over half of the electricity we consume yet we know little about this charred material save a few mining songs and horror stories about canaries and black lungs. In this sumptuous book we follow the black rock through time and discover its... (read more)

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The Buffalo Creek Disaster: How the Survivors of One of the Worst Disasters in Coal-Mining History Broughtsuit Against the Coal Company--And Won
The Buffalo Creek Disaster: How the Survivors of One of the Worst Disasters in Coal-Mining History Broughtsuit Against the Coal Company--And Won
by Gerald M Stern
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One Saturday morning in February 1972, an impoundment dam owned by the Pittston Coal Company burst, sending a 130 million gallon, 25 foot tidal wave of water, sludge, and debris crashing into southern West Virginia's Buffalo Creek hollow. It was one of... (read more)

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The Day the Earth Caved in: An American Mining Tragedy
The Day the Earth Caved in: An American Mining Tragedy
by Joan Quigley
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The Day the Earth Caved In is an unprecedented and riveting account of the nation’s worst mine fire, beginning on Valentine’s Day, 1981, when twelve-year-old Todd Domboski plunged through the earth in his grandmother’s backyard in Centralia... (read more)

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Coal River
Coal River
by Michael Shnayerson
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One of Americas most dramatic environmental battles is unfolding in the coal mines of southern West Virginia. Shnayerson gives readers a novelistic and compelling portrait of the people who have risked their reputations and livelihoods in the fight... (read more)

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Coal: A Human History
Coal: A Human History
by Barbara Freese
Staff Pick
Coal generates over half of the electricity we consume yet we know little about this charred material save a few mining songs and horror stories about canaries and black lungs. In this sumptuous book we follow the black rock through time and discover its... (read more)

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No.9: The 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster
No.9: The 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster
by Bonnie E Stewart
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Ninety-nine men entered the cold, dark tunnels of the Consolidation Coal Company’s No.9 Mine in Farmington, West Virginia, on November 20, 1968. Some were worried about the condition of the mine. It had too much coal dust, too much methane gas.... (read more)

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Assayer's Guide
Assayer's Guide
by Oscar M. Lieber
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Rogue Diamonds
Rogue Diamonds
by Ellen Bielawski
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When geologist Chuck Fipke discovered diamonds on the Barren Grounds near Yellowknife in Canada's Arctic, international mining companies almost immediately began to stake claims to the minerals: pure "ice" diamonds untainted by bloodshed and war. These... (read more)

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Investigation of Explosion Proof Motors
Investigation of Explosion Proof Motors
by H. Clark
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Colorado Mining a Photographic History
Colorado Mining a Photographic History
by Duane A Smith
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Gold Mining in the 1980S the Complete Book of Modern Procedure
Gold Mining in the 1980S the Complete Book of Modern Procedure
by Dave Mccracken
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History of the Comstock Lode 1850 1920
History of the Comstock Lode 1850 1920
by Grant H Smith
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Industrial Minerals & Rocks Volume I 5TH Edition
Industrial Minerals & Rocks Volume I 5TH Edition
by Stanley Lefond
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Boom Copper the Story of the First Us
Boom Copper the Story of the First Us
by Angus Murdoch
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Cornish Miner in America
Cornish Miner in America
by Arthur Cecil Todd
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Land Cruising & Prospecting
Land Cruising & Prospecting
by A Wallace
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Transactions of Society for Volume 310 2001
Transactions of Society for Volume 310 2001
by William R Yemberg
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Leadville: A Miner's Epic
Leadville: A Miner's Epic
by Stephen M Voynick
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