Secondhand. Very good condition. Minor wear to book and dust jacket. Light foxing to top foredge. Previous owner has signed inside page. Folded map in back pocket.
Mining has played a key part in the development of the State of Western Australia since the discovery of payable gold at Halls Creek in 1885. In this volume, the history of the development of the mining industry is considered, a summary of the geology of the state is given, the ore deposits and their relation to the geological framework are described, and the exploration for and exploitation of these ore deposits are dealt with, as is the contribution of the mineral industry to the economic development of the state.