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Reconnaissance of the Tertiary sedimentary rocks in western Utah

Edgar B. Heylmun

Reconnaissance of the Tertiary sedimentary rocks in western Utah

by Edgar B. Heylmun

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Published by Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey in Salt Lake City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Utah.
    • Subjects:
    • Petrology -- Utah.,
    • Rocks, Sedimentary.,
    • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Tertiary.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 31-38.

      Statementby E.B. Heylmun.
      SeriesUtah. Geological and Mineralogical Survey. Bulletin, 75, Bulletin (Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey) ;, 75.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE169 .A3 no. 75
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 p.
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL256425M
      LC Control Numbergs 66000185
      OCLC/WorldCa755957

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      Previous discoveries and studies of radioactive lignites of Tertiary age in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming led the Geological Survey in to do reconnaissance in the Green River and Uinta Basin of Wyoming and Utah, where similar lignites were believed to be present. Because of the common association of uranium with copper deposits and the presence of such deposits in the. Sedimentary rocks are an important source of information about previous orogenic conditions and the composition of which may describe the evolution of provenance and tectonic setting. Many factors influence sediment composition, namely, source rock composition, chemical weathering, climate, transport burial, and diagenesis. As the sediment composition changes through time, the geochemical.

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Best Open-File Report This report is preliminary and has not been edited or reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey standards. The Tertiary sedimentary and volcanic rocks of the Cascade Range unconformably overlie a crystalline basement of previously accreted terranes.

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