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National Mineral Information Center (NMIC) products focus on the worldwide supply of, demand for, and flow of minerals and materials. These products are organized by mineral commodity, geographic area, or monthly/annual statistical compilation.

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Year Published: 1969

Geologic map of the Charley River quadrangle, east-central Alaska

Brabb, E. E.; Churkin, Michael
Geologic map of the Charley River quadrangle, east-central Alaska; 1969; I; 573; Brabb, E. E.; Churkin, Michael, Jr.

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Geologic map of the Unionville quadrangle, Pershing County, Nevada

Wallace, R.E.; Tatlock, D.B.; Silberling, N. J.; Irwin, W. P.
Geologic map of the Unionville quadrangle, Pershing County, Nevada; 1969; GQ; 820; Wallace, R. E.

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Preliminary geologic map of the Black River quadrangle, east-central Alaska

Brabb, Earl E.; Churkin, Michael
Preliminary geologic map of the Black River quadrangle, east-central Alaska; 1969; OFR; 69-22; compiled by Brabb, Earl E.

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Seismic environment of the Burro Flats site, Ventura County, California: a brief, limited literature review

A limited review of available literature suggests that the maximum horizontal ground acceleration at the Burro Flats site from earthquakes in the region could range from less than 0.1 to 0.49 g. A magnitude 8 earthquake on the nearby San Andreas fault could produce ground acceleration in the range 0.18 to 0.31 g, and an expectable larger...

Wentworth, Carl M.; Bonilla, Manuel G.; Buchanan, Jane M.
Seismic environment of the Burro Flats site, Ventura County, California: a brief, limited literature review; 1969; OFR; 73-360; Wentworth, Carl M.; Bonilla, Manuel G.; Buchanan, Jane M.

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Six new Paleozoic and Mesozoic formations in east-central Alaska

Brabb, Earl E.
Six new Paleozoic and Mesozoic formations in east-central Alaska; 1969; B; 1274-I; Brabb, Earl E.

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Blueschist-facies metamorphism related to regional thrust faulting

Rocks of the blueschist (glaucophane schist) facies occur throughout the world in narrow tectonic belts associated with ultramafic rocks. In the Coast Range province of California, blueschist rocks are devloped in the eugeosynclinal Franciscan Formation of Late Mesozoic age. The blueschist rocks form a narrow belt for more than 800 km along the...

Blake, M. C.; Irwin, W. P.; Coleman, R. G.

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Isotopic age of the Nevadan Orogeny and older Plutonic and metamorphic events in the Klamath Mountains, California

Several metamorphic and plutonic events have been recognized in the Klamath Mountains utilizing potassium-argon and rubidium-strontium mineral and whole-rock ages. The oldest known metamorphic event in the region produced the Abrams Mica Schist and the co-extensive Salmon Hornblende Schist. Strontium evolution diagrams indicate that the age of...

Lanphere, Marvin A.; Irwin, William P.; Hotz, Preston E.

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Shatter cones at Sierra Madera, Texas

Shatter cones abound in the central uplift of Sierra Madera and they occur as far as 6.5 kilometers from the center. Apical angles average near 90 degrees. Whole cones and full cones represented by diversely oriented cone segments in any structural block show relatively uniform orientations of axes and a dominant direction of point. The cones...

Howard, Keith A.; Offield, Terry W.