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MINING MAGAZINE :

DEVOTED TO

Mines, Mining Operations, Metallurgy, &c., &c.

EDITED AND CONDUCTED BY

WILLIAM J. TENNE Y.

VOLUME ONE.

FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, 1853.

NEW-YORK:
PUBLISHED AT 142 FULTON STREET.

John F. Trow, Printer, 49 Ann-street.

C 1853.

INDEX TO VOL. I.

FROM

JULY TO DECEMBER, 1853.

PAGB
Mineralogical Exhibition in the Crystal Pa-
ARTICLES.
lace, N. Y

497
PAGE Mining Practice in Cornwall, England.. 873
Analysis of Soils. By Andrew Ure, M. D., Mining, Quarrying, and Metallurgical pro-
F. R. S.

285 cesses and products. By Sir H, T. De Artesian Well at Charleston, S. C. By R.

la Beche.

881 N. Lynch, D. D.... 251 Modern Geology..

450 Blowpipe (The) and its use in Chemical An North Carolina Copper Co. Report of C. T. alysis, 889 Jackson..

44 496 Northampton Mining District.

612 Coal Fields of Bristol County and Rhode Is Origin of Coal Fields and the time required

land. By President E. Hitchcock.. 582 for their formation. Sir Charles Lyell.. 121 Coal Lands of the Deep River Co. of North Quartz Mining Operations in California... 144

Carolina. Report of Walter R. Johnson 352 Report on some North Carolina Mines. By Considerations on American Mining Opera

Prof. C. U. Shepard.

591 tions

605 Shelburne Lead Mine. Report of James T. Cost-Book System; its Principles and Prac

Hlodge..

27 tice....

597 Shelburne Lead Mine. Report of C. T. Copper and Iron Region of Lake Superior.. 261 Jackson..

245 Cumberland Coal Company's Report... 85 Short Mountain Coal Co. in Lyken's Valley, Dolly Hyde Copper Mine. Report of Chas.

Penn...

468 T. Jackson...

476 Silver Mine of “Jesus Maria," New Leon, East Tennessee and Cherokee Copper Co.

Mexico...

570 Report of J. D. Whitney. 114 Silver of Lake Superior.

612 Elementary Geology....

185 Silver of the Lake Superior Mineral Region 447 Explosions in Mines and Collieries, and Me. Various modes of working Coal in England, thods of Ventilation. By Robert Black

and an examination of the practice in wood, of Kilmarnock...

99 different districts. By J. Kenyon BlackGeology of the Sierra Nevada, or California

well....

559 Range. By John B. Trask.

6 Views on American Mines and Minerals, C. Gold and Silver produced by the Mines of

S. Richardson.

489 America from 1492 to 1818..

219 Wheatly and Brookdale Mines. Report of
865
H, D. Rogers....

875 Lead Mine near Northampton. Report of B. Silliman, sen...

256 Lycoming Iron and Coal Co. Report of Prof. LAWS AND REGULATIONS RELATIVE TO J. T. Hodgo..

455

MINING PROPERTY.
Manassas Mining Property. Report of B.
Silliman, jr.

228 Act of Incorporation of the California LegisMines and Mineral Resources of New Eng

lature..

618 land

23 Act of Michigan authorizing the formation New York.. 109 of Mining Corporations..

150 New Jersey.. 232 Act of New York

269 Pennsylvania 847 Amendment to do..

260 Minnesota Mining Co. Report of....

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PACE
Incorporation of Mining Companies.... 499 Gold Coinage of England.

277
Amended Rules for the Management of

France

278
Mines on the English Cost-Book system 48

United States

278
Australian Regulations..

154

for June, 1853 278
Decision of the Supreme Court of California Gold Coinage in August, 1853..

406
on the Proprietorship of the Mines... 899

for 1858..

406
Foreign Miners Tax..

154
since 1793...

407
Gold Fields Regulation Act of Australia... 51 Gold Deposits in South Carolina & Georgia 628
Legal Investigation of the Nature of a Mine-

“ Receipts and Exports from Melbourne 625
ral Substance..
895 Mines in Chihuahua, Mexico..

631
Local Mining Laws in California..

58 Gold Dust and Coin manifested from San

153 Francisco, in six months of 1853.. 407
Local Mining Laws of Nevada Co., Cal.. 54 Gold in New Grenada.

284
Mutual Rights of the owner of the soil and Gold in Oregon.

284
the owner of the minerals beneath..... 502 Gold Region of California.

62
Miners' Rights to Real Estate in California. 56 Gold in Arkansas.

69
Gold Mines in Peru..

283
Gold in the Amazon.

512
COMMERCIAL ASPECT OF THE MINING Gold Hill Mine, North Carolina.

69
INTEREST.

411
Gold Mining Company dissolved.

65

162
Boston Mining Share List..

57
Helvetia and Lafayette Co.....

285
How the Great Gold Nugget was found.
156

Increase of Gold..
275

170
Increase of Gold in Australia.
402

624

62
Inexhaustibility of Australian Gold..

504
Fluctuations in Mining Stocks at Boston, in

Improvements in Gold Washers..

680
May, 1853..

in operating on Auriferous
June,
158 Quartz, &c..

621
276
London and Virginia Gold Mining Co...... 167

413
Aug.,

405
506
Methods of Mining in California.

160
Fluctuations in do. in Boston for October... 619

Mining Operations in Australia during win-

ter.
Fluctuations in Mining Stocks at New York 274

626
402
Mining Region of Sonora, Mexico..

509
504
Mining in Quartz veins.

507
Import of Metals into New-York.

156
Mokelumne Hill Canal.

160

279
277
Mokelumne Canal operations...

508
405

411
Minerals in Australia..

504
Mining Stocks..

617

New Method of Mining in Hill Diggings... 161
in Boston.

622
New Mining Canal.

617
Metal Trade of the United Kingdom for

Newton's Gold Washer...

288

68
New Zealand Gold Fields.
July, 1853.
405

164
New-York Mining Stock Market.

56
North Carolina Gold Mines,

366
155

518
278
401

Petrie's Patent Gold Refining Process. 116
508

515

Production of Gold by artificial means.
Prices of Lead at Galena....

Production of Gold in the British Islands... 629

61
of Lackawanna Coal at New-York.. 61
Progress of Australian Mining Operations.. 409

69
Prospects of the Anthracite Trade..

Quartz Crushing Mill..

159
Rise in Mineral Land at Lake Superior..

Mills in California.

279
158

623
Supply of Anthracite Coal..

Quartz Mining in Nevada Co., Cal..
59
Reid Gold Mine..

871
Russian Gold Mines...

629
Separation of Gold from Arsenical Pyrites.. 412
GOLD, &c.
Sonora Tunnel Company:

280
Spurious and Curious Gold Specimens.

66
Annual production of Gold..
277 | stock of Fluming Companies..

509
Australian Gold Fields. How located. 66 Tax on Foreign Miners.

623
Australian Gold, purity of.
281 Title to Mines in California.

507
Australian Gold yield for 1852.

163 Value of Quartz Veins and Flumes in Cal.. 280
Australian Gold Fields, their permanency.. 409 Virginia Gold Mines...

514
Berdon's Crusher and Amalgamator... 289 Water Companies' Convention, Cal..

621
Brazilian National Mining Association... 167 Yield estimated for different periods.. 277
Buffum's Amalgamator..
289 / Yield and Decline of Australian Gold.

68
California Gold yield to July 1852.
278 Yield of South American Gold Mines.

514
Capital invested in California Water Comps. 621 Yield of River Claims in California..

622
Conrad Hill Mine, North Carolina.

628
in New South Wales District.

625
Comparative yield of the Australian and Cal-
ifornia Gold Fields...,

511
Cost of working a Quartz Mill..
Dams and Flumes..

508

COPPER, &c.
Deposits of California Gold in U. 8. Mint... 620
Dorn Mine of South Carolina..
618 Adventure Mining Co...

174
Effects of the Gold Act in Australia
010 Agate Harbor...

522
Experience of Californians in Australia.. 627 | Albion Mining Company

414
Freehold Gold Mining Co..
167 Alloys of Copper...

70
Gardner's Magnetic Gold Washer..
287 | Ancient Metallurgy.

160
Garnett and Mosely Mines, Virginia. 164 Babbit's Metal..

298
Gold at Santa Cruz...
408 Brass Founding..

639

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PAGB
Bruce Mine.

417 Lake Superior Silver Mining Company. 189
Canadian Mining Licences....
687

449
Cliff Mine....
686 Lead Mine in Iowa...

619
Coinage of Copper in U. S..
418 Middletown Silver Lead Mine.

185
Consolidated and United Mines of Cornwall 179 Missouri Lead Mines..

525
Copper Falls Mine..

73 Morris and Johnson's Metal Depositing Pro-
171 cess...

184
Copper Mining in East Tennessee.
292 New Silver Coinage of U. S.

299
Copper Rolling Mill..

74 North, East, and Southampton Lead Mines. 307
Copper Smelting..

70 Preparation of pure Silver from Chloride of
420
Silver...

525
Copper Trade of Great Britain.
178 Produce of Lead in Great Britain.

649
Copper in Jamaica, W.I...

74 Production of Silver at different periods of
Derby Mine..
178 the present century.

299
Detroit and Waterbury Copper Smelting Production and Prices of Lead in Galena... 643
Works....

298 Production of Lead in the United Kingdom. 303
Dolly Hyde Copper Company

74 Prospects for Mining Enterprise in Mexico. 648

177 Plumbic Zinc; A new combination... 429
English and Australian Copper Company.. 296 Richness of Mexican Silver Mines..

646
Fire Proof Bronze Color for Copper & Brass 297 Silver Coinage in United States in fifty years 299
Forest Mining Co. Treasurer's Report...

517

in England
Fulton Mine

637
in France

299
Improvements in Calcining certain Ores, and

in June, 1853..

299
in the construction of Furnaces.. 420 Silver Coinage at Philadelphia...

421
Improvements in obtaining Copper and Zinc

of United States Mints.

422
from their Ores..
515 Silver Coinage in Mexico...

300
Improvements in obtaining Copper and Silver Mines in Piqua Valley, Penn.. 646
other Metals from Ores...

417
on Lake Superior..

648
Isle Royal Mining Company..
295 Ore imported into England..

648
Lake Superior Copper Mine.

72 Separation of Silver from other Metals. 529
The Cliff Mines

73 Shipments of Lead from Galena from 1841 to
Manassas Copper Co. Report of Prof Paggot 176 1652...

523
Mines West of Ontonagon River.

414 Shipments of Lead from the Northwost. 77
Minnesota Mine..
683 Silver Mines in New Mexico...

79
Montreal Mining Company.
520 Silver Mines in South America..

76
National Mine.
633 Silver Mining in Spain...

75
National Mining Company

73 Silver Mines of Potosi. South America, 800
New Mine at Ontonagon.

634 Silver Mines of Batopilos. Mexico... 426
New-York and Michigan Mining Company. 615

of Morelos

426
North American Mine..

687
* of Chihuahua..

428
North Carolina Copper Mines,..

74 Silver Mine of Jesus Maria in Mexico... 423
North Carolina Copper Company.

290
Portenencia

424
522
Correlitas

424
Norwich Mine.

518
Sangre de Cristo

425
173
Setentrion..

425
634
Urique...

426
Ohio Trap Rock Company.

634
Monterde..

426
173 Silver production of Spain.

423
Ontonagon Mining Range

632 Silvering all sorts of Metals and Glass. 429
Perkiomen Consolidated Mining Company. 638 Specular Galena..
Portage Lake Co...

295 Southampton Mines in Massachusetts. 79
Portage Lake Mines..
415 | The Market for Western Lead....

648
Potomac Copper Co....
522 Ulster Lead Mine..

77
Produce of Copper Mines of Cornwall since

182
1845.....
290 Ulster Lead Co. Statement of.

528
Produce of copper mines of Cornwall and Victoria Lead Company.

526
Devon, England, in first quarter of 1853 71 Western Lead Mines.

184
Shawmut Mining Company

517
Springfield Copper Mine..

698
System Of Mining Operations at Lake

COAL, &c.
Superior

293
Tennessee Copper Mines.
175 Anthracite Coal Trade for 1853..

652
Toltec Consloldated.

for Locomotives..

658
Vanderburg Mining Co.
174 Analysis of Parker Vein Coal..

311
Waterbury Mining Co.....
178 Anthracite Coal Mine..

309
Anthracite Coal Trade of U. S. from 1820 to

1852...
SILVER AND LEAD, &c.
Boring for Coal.

657
California Coal.

662
Analysis of Ore of Lake Superior Silver Coal Fields and Mines in the Western States 651
Nine...,
800 for Iron Foundries..

662
Ancram Silver Lead Mine..
75 Coal Fields of Europe.

81
Depositing Alloys of Metals.
428 Coal in Northern Oregon,

197
Desilverization of Lead by Zinc.
530 Coal in Michigan...

812
Exhibition of Lead at the Crystal Palace, Coal mining in Prussia

312
London...
308 Coal of Western Pennsylvania..

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Extensive Lead Deposit..
649 Coal Fields of the British Islands..

510
Great Northern Lead Mide.

422 Coal Fields at the Cape of Good Hope. 585

77 Coal transported by Reading Railroad. S2
Improvements in the separation of certain

193
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