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Title: Mineral and water resources of Nevada

Author: Prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Nevada Bureau of Mines
Year: 1964
Series No.: Bulletin 65
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Format: 325 pages, 9 x 6 inches, 60 b/w drawings (including 1 oversized), 21 tables, oversized material--1 inch =40 miles, geologic map, 14 x 9 inches, b/w
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Describes the mineral industry of the state, geology, mineral fuels, metallic and nonmetallic mineral resources, power, and water resources; references with each section.

Introduction and The mineral industry in Nevada, by H. R. Cornwall;
Mineral exploration in Nevada, by S.E. Jerome;
Topography, by R. E. Wallace;
Precambrian and Lower Cambrian rocks, by J.H. Stewart;
Paleozoic rocks and Economic geology, by R.J. Roberts;
Mesozoic rocks, by N. J. Silberling; Tertiary and Quaternary rocks, by J.P. Albers;
Igneous intrusive rocks, by R.R. Coats;
Structural evolution, by R.E. Wallace;
Coal, Petroleum, Barite, Fluorspar, Pumice, pumicite, and volcanic cinders, Sodium compounds, and Geothermal power, by R.C. Horton;
Antimony, Molybdenum, Rhenium, and Tungsten, by J.H. Schilling;
Arsenic, by B.A. La Heist;
Beryllium and Lithium, by W.R. Griffiths;
Bismuth, by Priscilla Mount;
Cobalt and nickel, Platinum, and Titanium, by L.H. Beal;
Copper, by Harold Kirkemo;
Gold, by M. H. Bergendahl;
Iron, by R. G. Reeves;
Manganese, by M.D. Crittenden, Jr.;
Mercury, by E. H. Bailey;
Selenium and tellurium, by D.F. Davidson;
Silver, lead, and zinc, by F.J. Kleinhampl;
Thorium and the rare earths, by M.H. Staatz;
Uranium, by A.P. Butler, Jr.;
Vanadium, by R.P. Fischer;Borates, by W. Smith;
Clays, Diatomite, Gypsum and anhydrite, Limestone, Magnesite, Sand and gravel, Silica, Sulfur, and Vermiculite, by R. H. Olson;
Dimension stone, by R.C. Horton and R.H. Olson;
Gems and gem materials, by J.B. Murphy;
Kyanite group aluminous minerals, by D.B. Tatlock;
Permatite minerals, by F.G. Lesure;
Perlite, by Paul Gemmill;
Phosphate rock, by K.M. Tagg;
Talc, by L. A. Wright;
Water power, by R.N. Doolittle; and
Water resources, by H.E. Thomas.

Originally published in 1964 as Senate Document No. 87, 88th Congress, 2nd Session and compiled by staff members of the U.S. Geological Survey and the Nevada Bureau of Mines at the request of Senator Howard W. Cannon. Supplements data in Bulletins 2, 16, 17, and 38. Additional information may be found in Bulletin 82 and the NBMG Mineral Industry (subseries of Special Publications).

Describes the mineral industry of the state, geology, mineral fuels, metallic and nonmetallic mineral resources, power, and water resources; references with each section.


Original product code B65. dox