Parkville: The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 1990. Hardcover (25.5 x 18cm), pp. xix, [1, bank], 503, [5, blank] + colour fold out map, illustrated with black and white diagrams; paper covered boards, pictorial front board and spine, orange rear board, lettering on the spine and front cover in yellow.
Spine a touch sunned, head and tail very gently pushed; faint indentation to the edge of the spine near the top of the rear board; top corner of front board gently bruised, bottom corners have minor abrasions; covers lightly scuffed; top edge of text block a touch dust toned and lightly foxed, scuff at the corner of the bottom edge; minor rippling to pages; endpapers and first and last pages are toned with minor spotting, other pages have a hint of toning along the top edge but are otherwise mostly clean and bright; chip without loss to the fore edge of p. 277. Item #1254
A survey of mineral deposits in Australia, this volume includes chapters titled Gold, Copper, Lead-Zinc-Silver, Tin and Tungsten, Iron, Coal, Heavy Mineral Sands, Aluminim and its Ores, Nickel, Diamonds and Uranium.