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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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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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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: 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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De Re Metallica
De Re Metallica
by Georgius Agricola
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Originally published in 1556, Agricola's De ReM etallica was the first book on mining to be based on field research and observation — what today would be called the "scientific approach." It was therefore the first book to offer detailed... (read more)

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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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A Pictorial History of American Mining: The Adventure and Drama of Finding and Extracting Nature's Wealth from the Earth, from Pre-Columbian Times to the Present
A Pictorial History of American Mining: The Adventure and Drama of Finding and Extracting Nature's Wealth from the Earth, from Pre-Columbian Times to the Present
by Howard N. Sloane and Lucille L. Sloane
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Colorado Mining a Photographic History
Colorado Mining a Photographic History
by Duane A Smith
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Exploration and Mining Geology
Exploration and Mining Geology
by William C Peters
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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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Cornish Miner in America
Cornish Miner in America
by Arthur Cecil Todd
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Mine Examiner & Prospectors Companion 8TH Edition Enlarged
Mine Examiner & Prospectors Companion 8TH Edition Enlarged
by G W Miller
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Fuel Oil in Industry
Fuel Oil in Industry
by Stephen O Andros
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Carbon River Coal Country
Carbon River Coal Country
by Nancy Irene Hall
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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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Galena Lead District Federal Policy & Practice 1824 1847
Galena Lead District Federal Policy & Practice 1824 1847
by James Wright
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