Cantor Lectures On Gold Mining And Gold Production


SKU: 9781432648787
Author: Gregory, John Walter
Publication Date: 06/01/2007
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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The Cantor Lectures on Gold Mining and Gold Production is a book written by John Walter Gregory, a renowned geologist and professor of geology at the University of Glasgow. The book is a comprehensive guide to the history, technology, and economics of gold mining and production.The book is divided into seven chapters, each of which covers a different aspect of gold mining and production. The first chapter gives an overview of the history of gold mining, tracing its origins back to ancient civilizations and exploring the impact of gold on human society.The second chapter delves into the geology of gold deposits, discussing the different types of deposits and the geological processes that create them. The third chapter examines the various methods of gold mining, from traditional techniques such as panning and sluicing to modern methods such as underground mining and open-pit mining.The fourth chapter focuses on the processing of gold ore, discussing the different techniques used to extract gold from ore and the environmental impact of these processes. The fifth chapter explores the economics of gold production, discussing the costs and profitability of gold mining and the factors that affect the price of gold.The sixth chapter looks at the future of gold mining and production, discussing the potential for new discoveries and the challenges facing the industry. The final chapter provides a summary of the key points covered in the book and offers some concluding thoughts on the importance of gold mining and production.Overall, the Cantor Lectures on Gold Mining and Gold Production is an essential resource for anyone interested in the history, technology, and economics of gold mining and production. It is written in a clear and accessible style, making it suitable for both experts and non-experts alike.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.