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Title:Handbook on limestone and dolomite for Illinois quarry operators
Author(s):Lamar, John Everts
Contributor(s):Illinois State Geological Survey
Quarries and quarrying
Geographic Coverage:Illinois.
Issue Date:1967
Publisher:Urbana, IL : Illinois State Geological Survey
Series/Report:Bulletin no. 091
Description:Bibliography: p. 114-116.
Table of Contents:Introduction -- Definitions -- Chemical terms relating to composition -- Materials in limestones and dolomites -- Textural characteristics -- Color -- Formation of limestone and dolomite -- Succession, names, age, and character of rock units -- Distribution of commercial limestones and dolomites -- Distribution of kinds of stone and outcrops -- Unconsolidated overburden -- Shale or sandstone overburden and limestone thickness -- Water in limestones and dolomites -- Physical features related to quarrying and use -- Field characteristics and relation to performance -- Relating of field characteristics to chemical composition -- Laboratory tests on limestones and dolomites -- Instrumental chemical analysis -- Calculations from chemical analyses -- Tests involving heating -- Tests of physical properties -- Prospecting limestone and dolomite deposits -- Comparison of outcrop and quarry analyses -- Estimates of tonnage -- Selection of a quarry site -- Location of areas and points -- Topographic maps -- Geologic maps -- Metric weights and measures.
Rights Information:Public domain. Illinois state government document.
Copyright 1967 Board of Trustees University of Illinois.
Date Available in IDEALS:2013-03-29
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Identifier in Online Catalog:6875259
OCLC Identifier:(OCoLC)ocm00031099

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