investigation of the Tertiary lignites of Mississippi
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Published by Mississippi Geological Survey in Jackson .
Written in English


  • Lignite -- Mississippi,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Tertiary

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 32-35

Statementby David Ray Williamson
SeriesInformation series; MGS-74-1
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 147 p. :
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16408039M

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References by State, geology modified from: J., Prior, W.L., and Rutledge, E.M., , The Tertiary and Quaternary Geology of Crowley's Ridge: A guidebook: Guide Book for Southeastern and South-Central Sections, of the Geological Society of America meeting in Memphis, TN, April , , Arkansas Geological Commission, Little Rock, AR, Mississippi: Tourtelot () cited Eocene from northern Mississippi (B 35°N, 89°W). Bicker (; see also Conant, ) outlined occurrences in northern to east-central Mississippi (Kemper to Tippah Counties) at the Midway-Wilcox contact. The Jackson Purchase area is an important resource of several industrial minerals including silica sand, ceramic clay, and ball clay (Anderson and Garland, ).Clay is a particularly important constituent of the bedrock stratigraphy of the Purchase area and historically has been mined extensively (Gildersleeve, ; Olive and Finch, ).Ball clays are associated with the . @article{osti_, title = {Environmental geology of the Wilcox Group Lignite Belt, east Texas}, author = {Henry, C.D. and Basciano, J.M.}, abstractNote = {This report provides a data base for decisions about lignite mining and reclamation in the Wilcox Group of East Texas. A set of environmental geologic maps, which accompanies this report, depicts the character of the .

@article{osti_, title = {Changes in floral composition with depositional environment in Texas Eocene Manning Formation lignites}, author = {Gennett, J.A. and Raymond, A.L.}, abstractNote = {The floral composition of palynomorph assemblages of Jacksonian Texas lignites is closely linked to depositional systems. Localities on the eastern Gulf coastal plain are . Lignite occurs in three of the environments so defined; these are (1) fluvial, (2) deltaic, and (3) microfossils and coal macerals from the Wilcox lignites comprise a relatively. Chlorine is an essential component of plants and animals. In his reference book, Ivanov (, p. ) noted: “Chlorine (NaCl) is a vitally important element, it controls water–salt exchange, osmotic pressure, blood and digestive juices composition of the organisms. The Cl levels in organisms are near to (those) in seawater Cited by: The book is a comprehensive survey of nearly all aspects of coal petrology and since it is at present the only one of its kind, it most cerlainly fillsanimportant gap in fundamental scientific.

The potentially exploitable tertiary lignites in Mississippi are found in the Wilcox Group. The outcropping Wilcox is composed predominately of non-marine sediments deposited on a . Gfwbimu'a et Cosmochimica Ada Vol. pp. Pergamon Journals Ltd. Printed in U.S.A. /87/$ The association of Cited by: This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Full text of "Geology for General Readers: A Series of Popular Sketches in Geology and Palaeontology" See other formats.