Booklet, Gold Prospecting by Pan; Manuel Viladevall Sole; Unknown; 978-84--475-4...
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A soft covered book of 66 pages on the world history of gold mining using a pan.
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
H 240mm x L 240mm x W 170mmDate Made
University of BarcelonaPublication Date
Spain, BarcelonaSubject and Association Keywords
From the collection of Cromwell MuseumObject Type