Mining Lore

The female pioneers of prospecting

Cecilia Keating

Female prospectors in the California, Klondike, and Nevada mining booms fought sexism and claim thieving to be taken seriously

The miner’s bible

Cecilia Keating

Georgius Agricola’s “De Re Metallica” was the seminal text on metallurgy and mining for centuries

Mining’s Bohemian boomtown

The tiny mining town of Joachimsthal was an inspiration for many famous scientists