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A lithologic analysis of the Galveston beach sand with special emphasis on heavy minerals
In this thesis, mineralogical and textural analyses of the sand-silt beach ,deposits of Galveston. Island, Texas, are presented, with special emphasis on. heavy minerals. It is the intent of the author; 1) to describe the ...
The environmental significance of stratification
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The distribution of thorium, uranium, and potassium in a Pennsylvanian weathering profile and the Mancos Shale
The purposes of this investigation were to determine the effect of chemical weathering on the distribution of thorium and uranium in a single weathering profile, and to investigate the distribution of these elements in a ...
The relationship between the petrology and the thorium and uranium contents of some granitic rocks
The object of this investigation is to find large scale variations in thorium and uranium contents of granitic rocks and to link these variations to petrographic types and to geological characteristics of the plutons in ...
A comparison of some Eocene and modern sediments by coarse fraction analysis
Examination of an ancient sedimentary basin can provide only an incomplete geologic picture, because it reveals merely the anatomy of a dead body. Physiology must be learned on a living organism, and likewise the geologist ...
A study of the non-opaque heavy minerals in the Lissie sandstone
The work described In the present thesis comprises the second part of a study currently conducted by the Geology Department of The Rice Institute (Rogers, 1956). Powell (1957) wrote the original paper, The project is ...
The radioactivity, accessory minerals, and possibilities for absolute dating of bentonites
Sixty-three samples of bentonite from the Ordovician and 3 from the Devonian of the eastern United States were collected. Two samples from the Ordovician of Norway, and 4 from the Cretaceous of Wyoming were secured from ...