Mining Archaeology in the American West: A View from the Silver State

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Index
Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations
Adams, William H., 175
adaptation. See coevolutionary model of adaptive change; coping strategies
Adelberg and Raymond manuscript collection, 3
adits, 38, 40, 42, 43, 45, 53. See also shafts
adobe houses, 121, 122, 124–25, 146–48, 156, 159. See also house sites
Adolphus Busch, 130, 175
aeration tanks. See agitation tanks
African Americans, 120, 175, 176
agitation tanks, 86, 89–91, 91, 97, 99, 100
agitators, 78, 79, 93, 181
Agricola, 107
Ah Ho, 145–47
air compressors, 41, 41, 60–61, 63, 103
Alaska, xiii, 12, 38, 39
Alder Gulch MT, xiii
Allis-Chalmers ball mills, 95–99, 97. See also ball mills
Allis-Chalmers gyratory crushers, 67, 95. See also gyratory crushers
Allis-Chalmers tube mills, 69, 95–99. See also tube mills
all-slime mills, 69. See also slimes
Alton IL, 131, 175
amalgamating tables or plates, 70, 93
amalgamation mills, 117. See also amalgamating tables or plates; amalgamation pans; pan amalgamation; patios
amalgamation pans, 14, 77–78, 77, 93, 181. See also pan amalgamation; pans and bateas
Amargosa City camp, 114
Amargosa River, 117
American Bottle Company, 130, 175
American City settlement, 1
American Flat, 22
Ams, Max, 132
andesites, 33
Anglo-European community, 119–22, 156. See also British immigrants; Cornish miners; European immigrants
animals, 42, 49, 111
anvils, 66
Appalachian gold fields, 80
archaeological records, 15–28; adaptive change in, 184–85; on Consolidated Cortez Mill, 99–104; cultural adaptation model in, 179–80; of Eureka smelters, 105; feature systems of, 16–20; on Gold Bar Mine, 59; location of mining sites in, 21–23; of material networks, 175; of mining households, 134–70; of mining settlements, 118–34; of miningsettlement systems, 109–17; of mining site formation and structure, 20–21; multiple images of past in, 23–28; of Shoshone Wells house sites, 147–59; of Shoshone Wells stores, 146–47; of underground mining, 46; of ventilation systems, 52; on Victorian ideology, 177. See also assemblages; feature systems; house sites; mining landscapes; trash dumps and scatters
architecture, 12–15, 23–28. See also buildings and structures
Arctic Canyon, 11
Arctic Mine, 45, 45, 100–103, 111
Arctic Tunnel, 43, 99
argentite. See silver sulfide
Arizona, 17, 34, 36, 37, 133, 177

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