Reports of Special Subjects A- F Volume 3

Reports of Special Subjects A- F Volume 3

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...the level of high. water-mark in the Ohio river. East of this the ore disappears.. below the drainage. this place it contains a number of fossils, a feature which is There is no ore of any importance above the main block ore, for a distance of from sixty-five to eighty feet. At this. level occurs an ore which has been referred to already in the description of the kidney ores. It is known by a variety of names, such as "slate ore," "lime kidney," "grey lime," &c. It is usually found about twenty feet below the ferriferous limestone. It is sometimes a regular block ore, but oftener occurs. as a kidney deposit, and generally of good quality. It does. not occur with the regularity of many of the other ores, but, on the other hand, it is considerably more than a local deposit., It is found quite generally in the region around Bellefont Furnace, on Hood's Creek, Chinn's_ branch, and around Caroline and Steam Furnaces. On the Pennsylvania Furnace lands it is found at the head of Culp Creek and other places. It occurs on VVilliams' Creek, Buena Vista Furnace property, and also on Straight Creek. Around Hunnewell Furnace it seems to be frequently wanting. On the head of Cane Creek, Star Furnace property, it is well developed as a block ore. It is found at a number of places on the Mt. Savage property, and' is well developed around Vi/illard, Carter county. An analysis was made of an average sample of this ore, from the head of Cane Creek, with the following result: Peroxide of iron............................. 53.653, Alumina................................. 4.324 Brown oxide of manganese..........................368. Carbonate of lime............................ trace. Carbonate of...show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123694304X
  • 9781236943040