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Metal Detecting for the Beginner, 2nd Edition
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Metal Detecting for the Beginner, 2nd Edition, informs and motivates you to choose the right detector for getting started in the fun hobby of metal detecting. Explains all the crucial concepts you need for informed decisions, such as Discrimination and Target ID. The 2nd edition includes more photos, more pages, and an expanded discussion of using the Internet to supplement your planning and research.
Vince Migliore is a writer and researcher with an abiding interest in metal detecting. He as authored several articles for magazines, and is not affiliated with any manufacturer. Soft cover, 198 pps. Shipping weight 2 lbs.
Pocket Ref (4th Edition)
Glover, Thomas J (2008) A handy pocket sized reference to a wide array of facts and information. For example, values, formulas, tables, scales, rates applicable to carpentry, plumbing, welding, mining, mineralogy, chemistry, electricity, finances, surveying and numerous other trade and professional areas. 768 pps. Paper. Shipping weight 1 lb. Choice of either the English version (B 1019), or the new Spanish version (B 1020).
Pocket Ref (4th Edition) - Spanish
Glover, Thomas J (2008) A handy pocket sized reference to a wide array of facts and information. For example, values, formulas, tables, scales, rates applicable to carpentry, plumbing, welding, mining, mineralogy, chemistry, electricity, finances, surveying and numerous other trade and professional areas. 768 pps. Paper. Shipping weight 1 lb. Choice of either the English version (B1019), or the new Spanish version (B1020).
On the Rocks - Earth Science for Everyone
Contents: Gathering Stardust; Atoms, Crystals, and Rocks; Hot Enough to
Melt; From Mud to Metamorphism; Older Than the Hills; Folding, Faulting,
and Floating; On Trembling Ground in an Ambivalent Field; How
Continents Move; Ores, Energy, Radwaste, and Water; Diamonds; Neighbors
Near the Sun; Worlds More Distant and Strange.
THE CONCISE GUIDE TO BECOMING AN INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT
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Holtz, Herman. (1999). This guide provides you with the crucial tools and techniques to get started, survive, and thrive as a consultant. Chapers include:
What does (should) a consultant do?
Seizing opportunity: capitalizing on beginnings
Consulting as a second career
Why do so many consultants fail
A few keys to success
Founding the consulting practice
Finances, taxes, and related problems
Marketing and sales: finding leads and closing them
Releases, brochures, and other materials
The new marketing
Marketing to the public sector
The initial meeting
Negotiations, fees and contracts
Consulting processes and procedures
Final reports, presentations, and other products
Fees and collections
Technological assets for the independent consultant
302 pps., paper, 6" x 9". Shipping weight 2 lbs.
Ground-Penetrating Radar for Archaeology
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Contents: 1. Archaeological Geophysics; 2. Introduction to Ground-Penetrating Radar; 3. GPR Theory and Practice; 4. Ground-Penetrating Radar Equipment and Acquisition Software; 5. Velocity Analysis; 6. Postacquisition Data Processing. 7. Interpretation of GPR Data; 8. Conclusion.
De Re Metallica
" Book I: Qualities which the perfect miner should possess and the arguments which are urged for and against the arts of mining and metallurgy, as well as the people occupied in the industry.. II: ...the choice of localities for mining, for washing sands and for evaporating waters; further,...the method of searching for veins... III:..the various and manifold varieties of veins and stringers...IV:...mining areas and the method of delimiting them...the officials who are connected with mining affairs...V:...the principles of underground mining...the timbering of shafts, tunnels, drifts, and other excavations.. and the art of surveying...VI:..iron tools with which veins and rocks are broken,...the buckets into which excavated material is carried out ...water vessels and drains... the machines of different kinds..and the maladies of miners.VII:..methods of assaying ores VIII:...how we extract the metals...IX: ...various methods of smelting (ores)and obtaining metals..X:...what manner the precious metals are parted from the base metals...XI...methods by which silver must be separated from copper, and likewise from iron...XII..treats of solidified juices...
The Site Calculations Pocket Reference (2nd Edition)
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The revised field companion for construction, recreation dept, and landscape professionals. For the busy professional working on-site: this updated, handy pocket reference puts all the formulas and calculations you need at your fingertips. Now with a convenient, lay flat comb binding, this book is invaluable for all areas of general site construction. It gives you fast access to the information you want-when you want it- complete with real-world examples.
This revised SECOND EDITION features a new chapter on sports fields that includes descriptions and schematics for more than forty different fields. It also provides the latest information on: Earthworks & materials; Grassing, landscaping and ground covers; Temperature , area, and time measurement; units of weight and measure; map and surveyor information; worldwide weather data; metric conversions; And more!
Ed Hannan is a construction project manager and golf course designer who has worked throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
Digest of Mining Claim Laws (5th edition)
Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction to the Law of Mining Claims: Brief History of Mining Claims; Types of Mining Claims(Lode,Placer,Mill site, and Tunnel Claims); How Mining Claims are Located(with diagrams and line drawings); Lands Open to Location of Mining Claims; Mining Claims Before Patent; Assessment Labor; Claim Conflicts; A Procedure for Locating and Holding Mining Claims; What You Can Do on an unpatented Mining Claim; Patenting the Mining Claim; Comments on the Claim Patenting Process. 2. General Mining Laws of the U.S.A.: Summary of Federal Mining Law Statutes; Comments on Federal Mining Laws. 3. State Mining Claim Laws with Comments:Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming. 4. Common Mining Claim Forms: Notice of Location(Lode Mining Claim);Notice of Location(Placer Mining Claim); Amended Notice of Location(Lode Mining Claim); Affidavit of Annual Assessment Labor(Group of Lode Mining Claims);Affidavit of Annual Assessment Labor with attached Summary Report(Geological,Geochemical and Geophysical Work on a Group of Lode Mining Claims) Maintenance Fee Payment Waiver Certificate. Appendices include: Regulations for Filing Unpatented Mining Claims with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management; Regulations for Surface Use Under U.S. Mining Laws in National Forests; Regulations for Surface Use Under U.S. Mining Laws on BLM Lands; Regulation of Mining Activities on Lands Administered by the National Park Service; Table of Recording Fees.