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California Gold Mining and Geology 

The CDs in this series include:

  • two Webs-on-CD of Sierra Nevada maps, mines, and minerals, and

  • six BookWebCDs of early books and reports on California mining.
    For more information on each CD, click on that title or CD cover below.

Detailed USGS mapping of the geology and topography of the Sierra Nevada from the 1890s is available on the web-on-CD: 

Geologic Atlas of the United States, Sierra Nevada Folios United States Geological Survey, 1894-1900

County maps and lists locating Sierra Nevada mines in 1900 are available on the web-on-CD: 

Register of Mines and Minerals, Sierra Nevada Counties California State Mining Bureau, 1900-1906


BookWebCDs in the Gold Mining Series include:

Augustus J. Bowie’s A Practical Treatise on Hydraulic Mining in California.

 California Miners’ Association’s California Mines and Minerals. 

Gold Dredging in California - the 1908 and 1910 State reports on dredging.

 Gold Placers of California - reports by Charles Scott Haley (BMG) & James M. Hill (USGS). 

Golden Gravels of California - Waldemar Lindgren's The Tertiary Gravels of the Sierra Nevada of California (1911) & John Hays Hammond's Auriferous Gravels of California (1890).

Stamp Mills and Amalgamation - four works by Rickard, MacFarren, and others, covering the ore milling industry from 1889 through 1914.

See a sample screen shot for a BookWebCD.   and   See more on the BookWebCD format.

Preview each BookWeb CD by clicking on its title above, or on its cover below.

Each BookWebCD is $12.00, but you can save 25%
by buying the set of eight CDs for $72.00.

To include this set of eight CDs in your order, click on the "Add to Cart" button below:

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