Fourth Series, Bulletin Volume 9

Fourth Series, Bulletin Volume 9

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...the soapstone is the roof coal whose thickness is said to vary from 8 to 12 inches. Rarely is it wanting. The roof is quite strong, permitting the shooting of the coal. Concretions of pyrites are abundant near the base of the coal but less common higher in the seam. Chemical analysis and calorific value of Section 42: Ultimate. Prozimate. Carbon.................... 65.61 Moisture..................... 3.12(a) Hydrogen.................. 5.09 Volatile Matter................ 37.36 Oxygen.................... 9.93' Fixed carbon.................. 46.67 Nitrogen................... 0.92 Ash.......................... 12.85 Sulphur'.................... 5.60 Ash....................... 12. 85 100.00 100.00 Calorific value......................................6739 calories. The sample included the entire section except parts 1 and 2, and measured 3 by 1% inches. It was cut from a face that had been exposed about two weeks. Sections taken elsewhere in the township show the same general structure, though the individual members vary in thickness. In the ridge extending north from Summerfield the coal is thin or wanting. Stock Township. The East Fork of Duck Creek crosses this township in almost a diagonal way in a deep narrow valleyalong which and its tributaries the Meigs Creek coal is exposed and frequently mined. It lies well up in the hills. The coal ranges in thickness from 3 to 5 feet with perhaps an average of 4 feet. Section 43 was taken on the farm of Uriah Cleary, northwest quarter section 25. SECTION 43 Ft In 7. Soapstone, unmeasured........... 6. Coal; with 2 thin partings of p_'rites,0___9- .. This mine has been in operation several years. the output being consumed by farmers and neighboring villages. The coal is quite hard and...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123652134X
  • 9781236521347