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Excerpt from New Mexico Mineral Deposits Except Fuels, Vol. 4: December, 1929 The United States Geological Survey in 1905 undertook a reconnaissance Of the ore deposits Of New Mexico. The work was carried on and reports were prepared by Walde mar Lindgren, Louis C. Graton, and Charles H. Gordon, the Whole being combined in Professional Paper 68, entitled The Ore Deposits Of New Mexico, published in 1910. This classic work will remain as a reference on metallic mineral deposits Of all the mining districts in the State. The United States Geological Survey and the Bureau Of Mines have also published numerous Bulletins and Geologic Folios in which the mineral deposits of certain localities are discussed. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
In 1540 Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, the governor of Nueva Galicia in western Mexico, led an expedition of reconnaissance and expansion to a place called Cíbola, far to the north in what is now New Mexico. The essays collected in this book bring multidisciplinary expertise to the study of that expedition. Although scholars have been examining the Coronado expedition for over 460 years, it left a rich documentary record that still offers myriad research opportunities from a variety of approaches. Volume contributors are from a range of disciplines including history, archaeology, Latin American studies, anthropology, astronomy, and geology. Each addresses as aspect of the Coronado Expedition from the perspectives of his/her field, examining topics that include analyses of Spanish material culture in the New World; historical documentation of finances, provisioning, and muster rolls; Spanish exploration in the Borderlands; Native American contact with Spanish explorers; and determining the geographic routes of the Expedition.