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Fluorspar Mining : Photos from Illinois and Kentucky, 1905-1995, Paperback / softback Book

Fluorspar Mining : Photos from Illinois and Kentucky, 1905-1995 Paperback / softback


This pictorial record of the men who worked in the Illinois and Kentucky fluorspar fields from the 1890s to the 1990s shows early and later methods of extracting, hoisting, processing, and transporting the mineral from mine mouth to end-user; notes its many industrial uses; and briefly illustrates its beauty and value to collectors.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 120 pages, 93 illustrations
  • Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
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  • Category: Photographs: collections
  • ISBN: 9780809336685


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