Mineral perspectives in the Middle East

Bureau of Mines / Shekarchi, Ebraham. Mineral Industries of the Middle East.

Washington, D.C., U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, (1979).

4to. (2), III, (1), 49 pp., final blank page. With 19 maps and several black-and-white photographic illustrations. Original printed wrappers. Stapled.


Governmental report on the promising mineral perspectives of the Middle East, "intended to be a ready reference to the salient features of the mineral industry [...] including production, trade, transportation, and reserves" (preface). The maps show the locations of mineral deposits, processing plants, and transportation facilities of 16 Middle Eastern countries, while the photographs depict facilities of Dead Sea Works in Sedom, Israel, a copper mine, smelter, and workers' dwellings at Ergani, Turkey, and one of the world's largest drydocks under construction in Dubai.

The present publication forms part of a series on mining endeavours of various regions of the world prepared by the Bureau of Mines.

Slightly toned. Otherwise very well preserved.


OCLC 956621933.

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