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Minerals of the Kara Mine, Tasmania By Steve Sorrell and Ralph Bottrill
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HARDBACK: More than fifty minerals have been recorded from the Kara Mine, a small tungsten/magnetite mine in northwestern Tasmania. It has been in operation for nearly 30 years and mineral collectors... More > can find some rare and aesthetic minerals in the open cut. This book describes each of the minerals and includes high quality photographs of many of them. It is the first of a proposed series of books dealing with the mineral occurrences in Australasia.< Less
Son Of A Coal Miner By Clair J Hoffman
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Growing up in Pennsylvania coal country in the 1930s.
Coal Miners Hat By Earl (Tom) Bowers
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Darkness permeates our world. How is a Christian to understand the nature of light and darkness? How do we walk in God’s light, stay vibrant in our faith, and recover from failure? This book... More > pays homage to coal miners for their relentless efforts to provide energy for our world and put meat on their family’s tables. The analogy of a coal miners hat is used to understand the nature of light. The reader will reflect on what it means to walk in the light that is provided and become who God intends us to be< Less
Mineral-rich Vegetables By Roby Jose Ciju
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Minerals are essential elements that are required by a human body in minute quantities to perform its metabolic functions as well as for healthy growth and development. Minerals such as potassium,... More > calcium, sodium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, chlorine etc help in body fluid movement and tissue building. When a human body does not have sufficient amount of minerals, its deficiency is manifested in human body as diseases. This small booklet is intended to provide some insights into mineral-rich vegetables.< Less
Coal Miner's Son By Robert Thompson Robinson Jr.
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Robert Thompson Robinson Jr. grew up in a coal mining town. His father mined tungsten and coal, and was working in the Columbine Mine at the time of the massacre in 1927. This book is edited from... More > video interviews Robert Thompson Robinson gave to his son in 1993. The editor did not polish his words, beyond editing out the inevitable repetitions that occur in speech. Here are stories of the broken cherry tree and the cigarette in the chicken house, of the Columbine Mine Massacre and the murder in the street in front of the bar, of the Highlander Boys and the big bands. This book gives a first-hand look at life in a small coal-mining town in the 1920s.< Less
Coal Miner's Son By Robert Thompson Robinson Jr.
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Robert Thompson Robinson Jr. grew up in a coal mining town. His father mined tungsten and coal, and was working in the Columbine Mine at the time of the massacre in 1927. This book is edited from... More > video interviews Robert Thompson Robinson gave to his son in 1993. The editor did not polish his words, beyond editing out the inevitable repetitions that occur in speech. Here are stories of the broken cherry tree and the cigarette in the chicken house, of the Columbine Mine Massacre and the murder in the street in front of the bar, of the Highlander Boys and the big bands. This book gives a first-hand look at life in a small coal-mining town in the 1920s.< Less
The Voyagers: A Day In the Life of a Miner By Michael Walsh
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Many ex-coalminers will find in this novel a powerful reminder of their own life ‘down the pit’ as it skilfully recreates a typical day in the life of Luke, a British coalface worker in... More > the 1970’s. Although the main action takes place over a single day and just one shift, the author delves back into Luke’s trainee days in the 1950’s. But it’s not just old miners who will benefit from this story as the author carefully explains the various operations involved in bringing coal out from deep in the ground up to the surface and all the various specialists forming this tremendous team effort, from the shotfirers and rippers to the deputies, belt-end attendants and lamp-room men, electricians and mechanics, the tackle runners and the haulage men, the grease monkeys and the workers at the coal face itself, struggling to maintain productivity in the face of never-ending management demands.< Less
THE VOYAGERS: A Day In the Life of a Miner By Michael Walsh
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Many ex-coalminers will find in this novel a powerful reminder of their own life ‘down the pit’ as it skilfully recreates a typical day in the life of Luke, a British coalface worker in... More > the 1970’s. Although the main action takes place over a single day and just one shift, the author delves back into Luke’s trainee days in the 1950’s. But it’s not just old miners who will benefit from this story as the author carefully explains the various operations involved in bringing coal out from deep in the ground up to the surface and all the various specialists forming this tremendous team effort, from the shotfirers and rippers to the deputies, belt-end attendants and lamp-room men, electricians and mechanics, the tackle runners and the haulage men, the grease monkeys and the workers at the coal face itself, struggling to maintain productivity in the face of never-ending management demands.< Less
Explore Rocks and Minerals By Cynthia Light Brown & Nick Brown
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Explore Rocks and Minerals! offers kids ages 6–9 a fascinating introduction to geology. It investigates the geological forces that create and transform rocks, outlining the life cycle of... More > igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, and what they can tell us about the earth. It also explores fossils, and how they come to exist and are discovered. Explore Rocks and Minerals includes 20 hands-on activities to bring learning to life. Kids create their own crystals, sculpt edible models of the planet, and bake volcanic meringue cookies. These easyto- follow activities require minimal adult supervision and use common household products. By combining an interactive component with jokes, fun facts, and cartoons, Explore Rocks and Minerals! provides a fun, accessible introduction to geology.< Less
Coal Miner's Son By Robert Thompson Robinson Jr.
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Robert Thompson Robinson Jr. grew up in a coal mining town. His father mined tungsten and coal, and was working in the Columbine Mine at the time of the massacre in 1927. This book is edited from... More > video interviews Robert Thompson Robinson gave to his son in 1993. The editor did not polish his words, beyond editing out the inevitable repetitions that occur in speech. Here are stories of the broken cherry tree and the cigarette in the chicken house, of the Columbine Mine Massacre and the murder in the street in front of the bar, of the Highlander Boys and the big bands. This book gives a first-hand look at life in a small coal-mining town in the 1920s.< Less

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