Reports Volume 1, No. 1

Reports Volume 1, No. 1

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...Vein, in 37--4; Strike North 20 degrees East Graves Vein, in 38--15; Strike North 53 degrees West Mct'onnell's Run Vein, in 40--15; Strike North about 5 degrees West This vein was formerly worked for the barite and lead contained. These products were refined and smelted at the Kissinger Barite and Lead Works, at Kissinger Station, on the Frankfort & Cin. R. R. In working this vein some interesting tapir remains were discovered in what was evidently the filling of an old sink. The best preserved portion of these remains was a fragment of the lower jaw containing teeth. It will be noted that there is a pronounced north and south trend to these veins. SOILS. References have been made to the quality of the soils formed from the decay of the rocks of the different formations outcropping within the quadrangle. The best soils of the area are those bedded on the various members of the Lexington Limestone, and in particular those bedded on the most phosphatic of these.--the Woodburn. Where typically developed--in the stretch of country lying between Versailles and Midway--these soils are very deep, loose textured, dark red and highly phosphatic. The silicified fossil, Columnaria halli, may generally be found weathered out in this soil. The second class of soils found within the area are those bedded on the Cynthiana Formation. These are yellowish-red in appearance, less pervious to moisture, less phosphatic and in general less fertile than those in the first class. They show some tendency to wash on steep slopes. The third class of soils are those bedded on the Eden Formation. These are yellow, tenacious on account of the prevalence of clay, and lacking phosphorous. They form the poorest soils within the area. They tend to wash badly on steep slopes, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236591127
  • 9781236591128