Abangarez mines, Costa Rica, June 19 - August 29, 1912

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Abstract

The field book covers the work of Donald F. MacDonald at the Abangarez mines, Costa Rica, June 19 - August 29, 1912. The volume begins with a note in German that may have been composed by another individual. Includes a list of expenses per location and date. Entries contain location information and descriptions of elevation, climate, transportation, mining companies, geology of the mine, Abangarez gold fields, and statistics from a 1911 report on the gold production. Includes descriptions of other veins and mines in Costa Rica.

Date Range

1912

Start Date

Jun 12, 1912

End Date

Aug 29, 1912

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Paleontology

Place

Costa Rica

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 16-133

Collection name

Donald F. MacDonald papers, 1911-1916

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 12