Report On The Geological Survey Of The State Of Iowa (volume 1, Pt. 1); Embracing The Results Of…

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byJosiah Dwight Whitney

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1858 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. CHEMISTRY AND ECONOMICAL GEOLOGY. General Remarks on the Study of the Chemical Composition and Lithological Character of Rocks, in connection with their palaeontology--Chemical Composition of the Principal Rocks of Iowa, with Notices of their range, extent, peculiarities of lithological character, and the mineral substances accidentally present in them--Potsdam or Lower Sandstone--Lower Magnesian Limestone--Upper Sandstone--Trenton Limestone--Galena Limestone--Hudson-River group--Niagara Limestone--Groups intermediate between the Niagara and Hamilton--Hamilton group--Chemung group--Carboniferous Limestones--Coal Measures--General Considerations--Economical Applications of the limestones: Lime; Hydraulic Cement--Non-metallic Minerals of economical value--Coal, its distribution in the Eastern Half of the State; Chemical Composition: General Remarks on mode of working--Fire-clay--Gypsum--Metallic Ores in the various groups--Iron in Coal measures; in Niagara limestone; in Lower groups--Lead Ore; in the Niagara; in the Galena limestone--General Remarks on the mode of occurrence of ores in the unaltered sedimentary rocks--Notice of extent of Lead deposits in the Northwest--Particular Description of Workings in Iowa--Theory of Deposition of Lead--Statistics of Production of the Iowa Mines--Zinc Ores; their mode of occurrence: prospects of successful working. The vast basin of the Northwest, with its magnificent expanse of unaltered sedimentary rocks, offers a fine field for the study of the conditions which have determined the deposition of stratified masses, and their variations in chemical composition and mechanical aggregation. The intimate relations between these conditions and the physical character of the surface over which they prevailed, and t...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1858 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. CHEMISTRY AND ECONOMICAL GEOLOGY. General Remarks on the Study of the Chemical Composition and Lithological Charact...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:146 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.31 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217982247

ISBN - 13:9780217982245

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