Stratigraphy of the Bituminous Coal Field of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia

Stratigraphy of the Bituminous Coal Field of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia

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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. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...intervening coal horizons is noteworthy here. Section near Wettersburg, Pennsylvania.--At the northern end of the Georges Creek or Cumberland coal basin, near Wellersburg, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, these beds show the following structure (Fig. 131) in the gap of Gladden's Eun, through the easternmost ridge of the Alleghanies: Fig. 131.--Section near This section shows the horizon of the famous Mount Savage fire clay to be in the Mercer coal group. No. 4 represents the Connoquenessing sandstones, while No. 7 is probably at the Weiiersburg, Pa. horizon of the Sharon coal. Section near Piedmont and Westernport, Mineral County, West Virginia.--The Pottsville conglomerate beds thicken very rapidly in passing southward from the Pennsylvania line through Maryland and West Virginia along the Alleghany Mountain region. This is shown by the following section (Fig. 132), taken on the North Potomac, at Piedmont and Westernport, where that stream cuts through the East Front Ridge of the Alleghanies: Sandstone, massive, Homewood Coal Shales, dark, containing fossil plants Sandstone, hard, massive Shales, and concealed Sandstone, flaggy Shale Coal Fire clay, dark, sandy Sandstone, flaggy Coal Shale, with nodular iron ore Shales and flaggy sandstone Sandstone, white, pebbly, very hard. Shale, with streaks of coal Concealed shales and sandstones-145 Sandstone, massive-10 Shales, bituminous---10 Sandstone, flaggy 10 Sandstone, massive-20 Coal Sandstone Fire clay and sh ale Sandy shales to top of No. XI red beds Total Section on Black Fork of Cheat River, Tucker County, West Virginia.--In Tucker County, West Virginia, 50 miles south-southwest from Piedmont, in the gap made by the Black Fork of Cheat River through the central portions of the Alleghany...show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 123657687X
  • 9781236576873