Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of Ores, and the Applications of the Science to the Arts, with 260 Illustrations, Designed for the Use of Schools and Colleges (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of Ores, and the Applications of the Science to the Arts, With 260 Illustrations, Designed for the Use of Schools and Colleges
Prominence has been given to the more common species, while others are but brieﬂy noticed in smaller type, or are mentioned only by name. The uses of minerals and their modes of application in the arts have been especially dwelt upon. The value of ores in mining, their modes of reduction, the yield of mines in different countries, and the various applications of the metals, have been de scribed as minutely as was consistent with the extent of the work. The various rocks are in like manner included.
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