Field trip guidebook to selected metallic mineral desposits in the Glens Falls 1p0s

by John F. Slack

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Publisher: [Books and Open-File Reports Section, distributor in [Denver, Colo.?]

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    Includes bibliographical references (leaves 33-37)

    Statementby J.F. Slack, G.R. Robinson, Jr., and J.M. McLelland
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 87-485, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 87-485
    ContributionsRobinson, G. R, McLelland, James M., 1935-, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 microfiche
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13612839M

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Field trip guidebook to selected metallic mineral desposits in the Glens Falls 1p0s by John F. Slack Download PDF EPUB FB2

Field trip guidebook to selected metallic mineral desposits in the Glens Falls 1° x 2° quadrangle, New York, Vermont, and New Hampshire Author: John F Slack ; Gilpin R Robinson, Jr.

; James M McLelland ; Geological Survey (U.S.). States Mineral Assessment Program). The field trip described here is designed to show the principal metallic mineral deposits and related geology of the Glens Falls 1° x 2" quadrangle. Because of time limitations, only representative examples of the most important types of deposits Author: J.F.

Slack, G.R. Robinson, J.M. McLelland. Map showing metallic mineral resource potential of the Glens Falls 1 degree x 2 degrees Quadrangle, New York, Vermont, and New Hampshire IMAP By: J.F.

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