Kentucky Geological Survey; Bulletin Volume 11

Kentucky Geological Survey; Bulletin Volume 11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...and 7-in. bone coal. The partJr/.;n ., r;, ., ings, however, will probably diminish farther underground. The bed being 210 feet above the mouth of Brannon, it 50," cents, 7" is probably the Fire-clay coal, but may be its rider, in which case a bed once """e "'3 opened 25 feet under it, said to be three feet thick, is the main bed. The presence 7 of black slate on the dump of the lower bed is rather indicative of its being of About 1.1_, miles above Brannon Creek, 1 mile above Pine Top P. 0., what is probably the Elkhorn bed shows by the road, 50 feet above the creek, this section: Sandstone _________________ __15 ft. Coal ______________________________________ __25 in. Black slate _______________________________ __ 3 in. Coal ______________________________________ __ 2 in. Though remaining above drainage some four miles farther up Carr fork, it does not appear that the bed has been opened in that distance. At Amazon P. 0. three miles above Brannon creek, Alfred Amburgy has a ten yard entry, 270 feet above Carr fork, into the Fire-clay coal, figure 108, the 33" brown flint-clay parting being unmistak able. rrr/ay 6" 7-Again at Grant Honeycutt's, 2% miles farther up, (on the road to Rock, q, _, q, 6u, gq house creek) 110 feet above the fork, "Pt C/av Coal here rising rapidly, the almost identical ""'9' "9 section of figure 109 was obtained; the.-'f_-'r__s.5. 7/ flint clay being here black instead of brown. 6"" 33" A half mile or more above Honeycutt's some coal has been taken from the rider, at elevation 1560, apparently 40 ' '21: " "N 8., feet above the Fire-clay coal. It is made conspicuous by a roof of black slate two feet thick, thshow more

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  • United States
  • English
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