General titles on Nevada geology and mining; additional copies may be found in the Main library. Also check the online catalog by specific area name(s).
- Nevada mining history works which may contain a lot of details on specific mines:
- Individual histories of the mines of the Comstock TN25 .C6 N4
- Comstock mining and miners. Lord. HD 9536.U53 N46 1959
- Outline of Nevada mining history TN24 .N3 T558 1998
- Mines and mills of the Comstock region, western Nevada TN 24 .N3 A65 1989
- NV State Inspector Reports will simply state activity, but are very helpful for that. QE 137 .A12 Perm Reserve
- The History of the Comstock Lode 1850-1920 QE137 .A2 No. 37
Nevada Place Names F839 .C37 1985 DLM Ref.
A history of the Comstock silver lode & mines. TN413 .N25 W9 Perm Reserve
- Mining Districts and Mineral Resources, Francis Church Lincoln, 1923, is an excellent source of mining with geologic references; arranged by county and mining district. TN24 .N3 L5 Ref and bookstacks
- General works on NV history which contain general mining information/history:
Thompson & West’s History of Nevada F841 A51 DLM Ref (use with Dr. Poulton's Index)
History of Nevada, Elliot F841 .E4
The Nevada Adventure, A History, Hulse F841.H81990 Main
Ghost town books, place name books (for specific county and Comstock)
- General geology of Nevada
Geology of Nevada, NBMG Special Report # 4 to accompany the...
Geologic Map Nevada TN24 .N3 A26 No. 4
'Generalized Geologic Map of Nevada'
'Geology of Nevada' Rock and Minerals Nov. 1999
full text: http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/dox/geonev.pdf
Geology of the Great Basin QE79 F54