Methods and Costs of Gravel and Placer Mining in Alaska Volume 263-268

Methods and Costs of Gravel and Placer Mining in Alaska Volume 263-268

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...2, 735-2, 850 Hard white sandstone--Fift_v-foot sand.............................. 2, 850-2, 900 Soft white shale.................................................... 2, 900-2, 930 Hard white sandstone--Gord0n sand--gas at 2, 940.................... 2, 930-2, 965 Well produces gas. Diameter of casing, 13 inches from 0 to 16 feet, 10 inches from 16 to 200 feet, 8 inches from 200 to 1, 590 feet, 6 inches from 1, 595 to 2, 145 feet. 254. Well N0. 11 on the Adams farm in the Grand Valley oil field: 2 miles east of Grand Valley, Eldrcd To'u'nship, Warren County, Pa. Begun July 25, completed August 11, 1900. Authority, Josiah G. Winger, contractor. _ Feet. Soft yellow subsoil; conductor hole 16 inches in diameter................. 0-22 Soft shale and sandstone with little change in the beds; end of 8-inch hole. 22-308 Soft black shale........................................................ 308-550 Soft lighbgray sandstone; Second sand; no showing of oil, no salt water... 550-580 Soft blue shale......................................................... 580-733 Feet. Hard reddish-brown sand; Third sand. This stratum overlies the oil stratum..... _.... _.... _............ _... _............................. 733-740 Hard light-gray sandstone; oil and gas _.................................. 740-750 Hard white sandstone; salt water in small quantity....................... 750-775 Soft light-gray sandstone; Second pay or Newton sand.................... 775-785 Hard black shale. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _...... _....................................... 785-817 This well compares favorably with many others drilled on this good stretch of territory. Thickness of the Third Sand varies from 45 to 60 feet. Wells are producing from 15 to 20 barrels a month that were...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236917227
  • 9781236917225