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Main Title Geology of phosphate deposits of northern peninsular Florida /
Author Espenshade, Gilbert H., ; Spencer, Charles W.
Publisher United States Government Printing Office,
Year Published 1963
OCLC Number 01804363
Subjects Geology--Florida. ; Phosphates--Florida. ; Borings--Florida. ; Mines and mineral resources--Florida.
Additional Subjects Geology--Florida ; Phosphates--Florida ; Borings--Florida ; Mines and mineral resources--Florida
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKAM  QE99.E8 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 01/01/1988
Collation v, 115 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm + 3 maps + 9 charts + 1 table, folded in pocket
Notes Thirteen folded leaves in pocket. Plate 1: Geologic map of northern Florida showing some localities of post-Eocene fossils and location of stratigraphic sections and drill holes / Geology after Cooke (1945, Florida Geol. Survey Bull. 29, pl. 1), Suwannee and Hawthorn formations modified in Citrus County after Vernon (1951, Florida Geol. Survey Bull. 33, pl. 1), and Hawthorn formation modified in Marion County (south of Ocala) from present study and Moxham (1954, U.S. Geol. Survey Circ. 230, pl. 1). Base from U.S. Geological Survey state base map. Plate 6: Map showing phosphate pits and areas of thick deposits of sand in hard-rock phosphate district of Florida. Base from Army Map Service 1:250 000 maps, 1959. Plate 7: Geologic map and sections of the Ross phosphate mine, map locality 18, SW 1/4, Sec. 22, T. 13 S., R. 19 E., Marion County, Florida. Includes bibliographical references (pages 56-58) and index. At head of title: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. As of 09/16/2016, GPO could not validate the distribution status of this title for the FDLP.
Contents Notes Prepared on behalf of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Abstract -- Introduction -- Previous investigation -- Present investigation and scope of work -- Acknowledgments -- General geology -- Stratigraphy and geologic history -- Structure -- Geomorphology -- Nomenclature of phosphate minerals and deposits -- Sedimentary phosphatic materials -- Supergene phosphatic materials -- Hawthorn formation and younger beds -- Miocene series -- Hawthorn formation -- Stratigraphy -- Lithology -- Dolomite and phosphatic dolomite -- Limestone -- Clay -- Phosphorite -- Distribution and thickness -- Fauna and age -- Beds of late Miocene age -- Miocene or Pliocene series -- Clayey sand -- Pilocene to Recent -- Sand -- Weathering alternations -- Supergene alteration of phosphorite -- Possible stratigraphic implications -- Hard-rock phosphate deposits -- Geology -- Stratigraphy and lithology -- Age of the phosphatic sands and clays -- Origin -- Economic geology -- History of phosphate mining -- Phosphorus and uranium in the Hawthorn formation -- Phosphorus and uranium in the hard-rock phosphate deposits -- Resources -- Hawthorn formation -- Hard-rock phosphate district -- Recommendations for prospecting -- Hawthorn formation -- Hard-rock phosphate district.
Place Published Washington, {D.C.} :
PUB Date Free Form 1963.
Series Title Traced Geological Survey bulletin ; 1118
Document Type BC
Cataloging Source OCLC/U
LCCN gs 63000213
Merged OCLC records 1747625
Origin OCLC
Type CAT