Cross, Whitman, Howe, Ernst, & Ransome, F. L.; Silverton Folio, Colorado. Geologic Atlas Folio #120. Washington D. C., U.S. Geological Survey, 1905.

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USGS Folio 120-C
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Cross, Whitman, Howe, Ernst, & Ransome, F. L.; Silverton Folio, Colorado. Geologic Atlas Folio #120. Washington D. C., U.S. Geological Survey, 1905. Large folio (18 x 21 inches), pp. 34,   (with explanatory text on inside of covers), tinted topographic map, 1 columnar section, 3 colored maps being geologic, structural and economic geology. 
 
The atlas in in the original tan title wraps with black cloth spine. The binding is tight, light toning to the upper margin of cover, Kittery Maine, library stamp on upper outer edge of cover. Text and all maps exceptionally clean. In very good condition.
 
Between 1894 and 1945 the USGS issued 227 folios covering various areas of the United States. The text pages of a folio covered the geology, historical geology, stratigraphy and if present the mineral and mining industry.  
The authors discuss the topography, geologic history, geology, stratigraphy, structural geology of the Silverton region. They then discuss the ore bodies, mineral deposits and origins of the mineral deposits in this famous mining district.
 
The folio will be shipped lightly rolled in shipping wrap in either a USPS or Fed Ex shipping tube.