Historical information

This book was most probably used at the Ballarat School of Mines.

Physical description

Black covered book with gold title. 381 pages. The book was 'a popular treatise for the use of prospectors, investors and Mining Men generally; with an account of the Principal Minerals and Country rocks; Ore Deposits; Locations and Patents; the early Development of Mines; Earthy Mineral Products; Coal; Gold gravels and gravel Mining; Measurement of Water; and Artesian Wells'.