Results of Spirit Leveling in California, 1896 to 1907, Inclusive

Results of Spirit Leveling in California, 1896 to 1907, Inclusive

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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: ...of petroleum in 1902: Mineral Resources U. S. for 1902, U. S. Geol. Survey, 1903, p. 5S3. c Peck ham, S. F., Report on Petroleum, p. 835. d Woodman, Durand, Jour. Am. Chcm. Soc, vol. 13, p. 138. "Oliphant, P. H., Petroleum: Mineral Resources U. S. for 1901, C S. Geol. Survey, 1902, p. 560. f Stillman, T. B., Engineering-Chemistry, p. 364. "Hayes and Kennedy, Oil lields of Texas-Louisiana coastal plain: Dull. U. S. Geol. Survey No. 212. 1903, pp. 146-151. See above. The petroleum is clearly a refining oil of the same general nature as the Pennsylvania petroleum. It resembles the latter in having a high proportion of the more volatile compounds and a paraffin base and in containing almost no sulphur. The proportions of the several constituents given in the table above do not necessarily represent the full amounts that could be obtained in practice by different treatment. The production of petroleum in 1002: Mineral Resources U. S. for 1002, U. S. Geol. Survey, 1903, p. 583. Oil Bay and Cold Bap seepages.--Samples of the seepage petroleum from Oil Bay and Cold Bay have been collected by the writer. They were obtained by skimming the petroleum from the surface of the pools of water, where it was continually rising from the bottom of the pool. An effort was made to obtain as much of the fresher oil as possible. Vegetable and earthy impurities were removed by straining through coarse cloth. Water could not be entirely removed. Oil for lubricating purposes at the neighboring wells is obtained from these pools in this manner. The fresher oil is dark green. That which has remained on the surface of the pool for some time is dark brown. The oil has doubtless lost a large part of its volatile constituents. The analyses therefore do not represent...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236517776
  • 9781236517777