The Moon Metal

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The Floating Press, Jun 1, 2012 - Fiction - 97 pages
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For thousands of years, human civilization has pegged its currencies and barter systems to stores of precious metals. What would happen if our interstellar explorations uncovered infinite stores of gold, silver, platinum, and more? That's the thought-provoking premise of The Moon Metal, a tale from Garrett P. Serviss, an astronomer and science-fiction pioneer who blazed trails in both fields in the early twentieth century.
 

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Contents

I South Polar Gold
II The Magician of Science
ii
III The Grand Teton Mine
17
IV The Wealth of the World
22
V Wonders of the New Metal
28
VI A Strange Discovery
33
VII A Mystery Indeed
41
VIII More of Dr Syxs Magic
47
IX The Detective of Science
53
X The Top of the Grand Teton
59
XI Strange Fate of a Kite
69
XII Better than Alchemy
74
XIII The Looting of the Moon
83
XIV The Last of Dr Syx
92
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