Booklet, Gold Prospecting by Pan; Manuel Viladevall Sole; Unknown; 978-84--475-4...

Name/Title

Booklet, Gold Prospecting by Pan

Maker

Manuel Viladevall Sole

Maker Role

Author

About this object

A soft covered book of 66 pages on the world history of gold mining using a pan.
Contents are:
Characteristics of gold; Gold in nature; Gold in water; Gold in vegetation; Economics and markets; Legal units of measurement for gold in jewellery and industry; Uses of gold and other precious metals; World gold production; Gold production areas of the world; The gold standard; Projections for gold productions and reserves; A history of gold; History, legend and archaeology as criteria in gold prospecting; The Egyptians; Mining alluvium and colluvium in a wadi; Phoenician mthology; "Zahab" in the Bible; Solomon's gold; Classical Greece; Greek mythology; the Golden Fleece; The Celts IX BC - VI AD; the Roman Empire, Method of mining alluvium and eluvion, or Ruina Montium, The gold of Bambouk; The discovery of America; "De re metallica" by Georgina Agricola; Catalan mining in the times of Agricola; Gold in the Segre River; The art of panning; Types of pan; panning accessories; Where to sample; What we hope to find; From gold dust to nuggets; Using the gold pan; Step 1, Step 2, Step 3, Step 4; Rules to follow in the practice of gold panning; Areas of interest for gold panning in the Iberian Peninsula; All recreational use of the abacus and world championships; Areas of interest to practice by pan in Catalonia; Bibliography

Medium and Materials

Paper
Cardboard

Measurements

H 240mm x L 240mm x W 170mm

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

Spain, Barcelona

Publisher

University of Barcelona

Publication Date

Unknown

Publication Place

Spain, Barcelona

Subject and Association Keywords

Gold

Subject and Association Keywords

Mining

Subject and Association Keywords

Goldmining

Credit Line

From the collection of Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Book

ISBN/ISSN

978-84--475-4243-7

Object number

CR2019.111

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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