Some bauxite and clay deposits in northeastern Alabama

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Bauxite -- Alabama., Clay -- Alabama., Clay minerals -- Alabama., Geology -- Alabama., Mines and mineral resources -- Alabama., Rocks, Carbonate -- Ala
Statementby Norman M. Denson and Karl M. Waagé.
SeriesBauxite deposits of the southeastern United States, Geological Survey bulletin -- 1199-P
ContributionsWaagé, Karl M. 1915-
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 27 p. :
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WAAGE ABSTRACT Deposits of bauxite and pisolitic clay in five areas in northeastern Alabama in Cherokee, Calhoun, and Talladega Counties were investigated in as partCited by: 3. OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey.

Four folded maps in pocket, Plate 1: Geologic map and section of the Nances Creek bauxite area, Calhoun County, Alabama [], Plate 2: Topographic map of sites N.C.

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2 (the Dothard prospect), and isopach map and sections of the bauxite deposit at Dothard prospect, sec. 33, T. discovery of 45 bauxite deposits, totalinglong tons of commercial grades of ore, by the end of INTRODUCTION Study of the Eufaula bauxite -district, Alabama, by the U.S.

Geo­ logical Survey began in November and continued until Februaryas part of the search for strategic and critical minerals by theCited by: 3. Clay Deposits The contact between the Tuscaloosa sediments and the crystalline rocks has been prospected in eastern Alabama for clay deposits.

The general sequence is arkosic sand overlying a deep saprolite zone, but some clay deposits occur on the contact. One deposit in Lee County, located in the.


Bauxite deposits occur in beds of kaolinite clay in the Nanafalia formation of the Wilcox group, of Eocene age.

Mining of bauxite and kaolinite is currently being done by Mullite Company of America (Mulcoa). Spottswood, Virginia. Bauxite was mined at two mines near Spottswood, Virginia, from to Total production was ab long.

Bauxite Deposits of Alabama. Paperback – January 1, by Walter B. Jones (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Author: Walter B. Jones. Bauxite is a sedimentary rock with a relatively high aluminium content. It is the world's main source of aluminium and e consists mostly of the aluminium minerals gibbsite (Al(OH) 3), boehmite (γ-AlO(OH)) and diaspore (α-AlO(OH)), mixed with the two iron oxides goethite (FeO(OH)) and haematite (Fe 2 O 3), the aluminium clay mineral kaolinite (Al 2 Si 2 O 5 (OH)) and small.

Bauxite-bearing rocks are present in several regions of Afghanistan; specifically, the southeast segment of the North Afghanistan Platform, the eastern parts of South Afghanistan, and within the Afghanistan-North and -South Pamir Fold Regions.

Bauxite-bearing rocks occur at various stratigraphic levels, in lithologically different sequences of sedimentary rocks. THE BAUXITE' DEPOSITS OF ARKANSAS. CONTENTS. Previous publications. material. Markets. Bibliography. THE geological survey of Arkansas was begun in June In that month I discovered some of the bauxite beds of Pulaski county, but the nature of these deposits was not announced clay the bauxite has no advantage over kaolin or clay for the.

Karst Bauxites: Bauxite Deposits on Carbonate Rocks presents a comparison of bauxite regions using mathematical statistics methods. This book is divided into eight chapters that highlight the quantitative processing and assessment of the information available for opening chapters present observational and analytical evidence concerning karst bauxite, with particular emphasis on.

Underlying the cemented bauxite is a layer of loose pisolitic bauxite m thick. The main mineral in the pisolitic bauxite is the aluminium-rich mineral gibbsite or “trihydrate” as it is commonly referred to. Pisolitic bauxite ore is an ideal ore for various : David Tilley. Bauxite deposits are formed chiefly by weathering of aluminous rock; some have been transported to their present locations, but most are residual accumulations from which most other constituents of the parent rock, other than alumina, have been leached.

Bauxite deposits occur in rocks ranging in age from Precambrian to Holocene. Bauxite deposits of the Margerum district, Alabama Bulletin D By: Harlan Richard Bergquist and Elizabeth Claire Fischer Overstreet. Bauxite is an mineral of Aluminum. Despite a general mineral wealth, the USA does not have any major Bauxite deposits, except for one in Arkansas.

The mining town was named Bauxite, Arkansas. The mine operated from to It produced about 80 million metric tons of bauxite ore over its lifetime (just guestimating from this pdf, page 6). Bauxite deposits are commonly referred to by a number of different terminologies relating to either their mineralogy or geological formation.

Alternately they may be described by likening them to other well known deposits elsewhere around the globe. Warren, Walter C. and Clark, Lorin D.,() Bauxite Deposits of the EuFaula District, Alabama:USGS Bulletion E ⓘ Bauxite Mines (MRDS - ) ⓘ Bauxite Mines (MRDS - ).

bauxite is kaolinized in and around a m wide fissure zone; however, the original bauxite structure has been preserved. Between this zone of kaolinization and sur- rounding the original bauxite is a 1-m thick transition zone.

The original bauxite is compact and consists of black to brown oolites in a red matrix. North Queensland has some of Earth's largest known bauxite deposits, but their potential has largely remained locked in the ground, until now. Alabama Bauxite Mine, Barbour Co., Alabama, USA: GIESE BU.

Commodities (Major) - Aluminum; (Trace) - Titanium - Metal Development Status: Producer. Clay has identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in Clay mines are Gold, Arsenic, and the time these mines were surveyed, 46 mines in Clay were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine.

1 Clay has 40 prospect mines. 2 80 mines were in production at the.

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Geology of the bauxite region of Georgia and Alabama (United States. Geological survey, 16th annual report, ) [C. W Hayes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : C. W Hayes. Conclusions The deposits of sand, clay and kaolin, associated in places with bauxite, iron and manganese, undoubtedly originated during long duration, intense weather ing episodes on various rocks, under conditions favourable to the decomposition of less resistant minerals, accompanied by removal of alkalis, alkaline earths and carbonates Cited by: 1.

Note on a phosphatic band underlying bauxite deposits in Jamaica; H. Kugler 9 Discussions on the origin of bauxite associated with limestone 10 A comparison of some European bauxites with those of the Caribbean; E.

Roch 22 An estimation of the thickness of limestones required to produce the Jamaican bauxite deposits by the residual process;File Size: 4MB. the encyclopedia of alabama Welcome to your free, online resource on Alabama history, culture, geography, and natural environment.

This site offers articles on Alabama's famous people, historic events, sports, art, literature, industry, government, plant. Clay Mineral Deposits - Africa is endowed with clay rich countries and clay is gotten from majority of the states in Nigeria, and is deposited in most of the states in larger quantities, the states include; Abuja (FCT) Akwa Ibom, Anambra State, Bauchi, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Lagos, Nasarawa, Ogun, Ondo, Oyo, and Sokoto.

Clay has a long history of existence if not the oldest. These bauxite deposits mainly occur in the tropical regions which mostly include the coastal areas where the rock layers are usually intermixed with clay minerals, titanium dioxide, and iron oxides. These bauxite deposits are comprised of about 20% of Aluminium and in order to obtain this Aluminium from these bauxite deposits, a large amount of.

Chapter 6 GEOCHEMISTRY OF BAUXITE DEPOSITS This chapter is concerned with the general geochemical laws of bauxitedeposit formation. Reference to Chapter 5 will show that the chemical composition of bauxite deposits is governed by: (I) the amounts of specific elements in the source rock; (2) the chemical association of specific elements with stable or unstable minerals during weathering.

BAUXITE The first bauxite found in America was discovered near Hermitage, Floyd Coun- 10 GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF GEORGIA. ty, in Later, deposits were found in Polk, Bartow, Gordon, Chattooga and Walker counties, and between and deposits were found in the vicinity of Mclntyre, Wilkinson County, near An- dersonville, Sumter County.

Working properties of some clay deposits in Ekiti State, Nigeria were investigated with a view to determine their suitability for use as refractory bricks. The samples were collected from three different commercial pottery clay centers in Ekiti State; they are Ara, Awo and Isan.

Two varieties were collected from both Ara and Isan, which are named Ara 1, Ara 2, and Isan 1, Isan 2 respectively Cited by:. The character of phosphorus-bearing minerals in the birmingham red iron ores and iron-bearing minerals in the eufaula bauxite deposits in Alabama were studied by petrographic, ore microscopic, luminescent microscopic, scanning microscopic, electron microprobe, and x-ray diffraction techniques.What are some of the most common natural resources found in Latin America?

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Rubber, palm oil, brazil nuts, tin sugarcane, Oil, natural gas, silver, iron, copper, emeralds, bauxite, nickel, gold What did colonist want and what did Native Americans and Enslaved Africans want in the late s and early s?A Location Guide for Rock Hounds in the United States 1 ALABAMA Alabama comprises two geological regions.

The northeast section is mountainous, constituting the southern end of the Cumberland Plateau and climaxing in 2, ft. Cheaha Mt. This crystalline or mineral region is composed primarily of metamorphosed PaleozoicFile Size: 1MB.