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Chester Wells Purington (1871- )
1922 F.R.G.S., M.In st.M.M M.Arn er.Min.E., Cons. Min. Engr.; b. 1871; s. of Joseph Purington, Boston, Mass. Ed. and Training: Harvard Coll., and U.S, Geological Survey. 1894-7—Min. Geologist, U.S. Geol. Survey, Southern Appalachians, Alaska Coast, and San Juan region of Colorado; 1898 to present— Cons. and Examining Engr., and Min. Geologist in private practice, U.S.A., Mexico, S. Amer., Alaska. Siberia, F.M.S., Japan; special report to U.S. Geol. Survey on Cost of Frozen Gravel (Gold) Min. in Alaska and Yukon Territory. Principal work: Cananea Copper Co., Sonora, Mexico, with John B. Farish, 1903; Phosphate Deposits of Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming for the ,(01 Southern Pacific. Railroad Co., 1906; Lena River and Lower Amur Gold Districts, Siberia, for British Cos., 1907—15; Okhotsk Gold District of Siberia, 1918-20. During War, Cons. Engr., U.S. Bureau of Mines (on steel-hardening metals). Publ.: "Min. Industries of Telluride Quadrangle, Colorado," Eighteenth Ann. Rept. U.S. Geo. Survey, 1896; "Gravel and Placer Min. in Alaska," Bull. 263, U.S.G.S., Washington, 1905; Papers in Transactions A.I.M.E., New York, and Bull. I.M.M., London; also contributions to Tech. Journals. Addresses: Chalfont Saint Peter, Bucks; and 15, Pekin Road, Shanghai, China.