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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: 1967

Historic surface faulting in continental United States and adjacent parts of Mexico

This report summarizes geometric aspects of approximately 35 instances of historic faulting of the ground surface in the continental United States and adjacent parts of Mexico. This information is of immediate importance in the selection and evaluation of sites for vital structures such as nuclear power plants. The data are presented in a table...

Bonilla, M.G.
Historic surface faulting in continental United States and adjacent parts of Mexico; 1967; OFR; 67-23; Bonilla, M. G.

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Devonian rocks of the Yukon-Porcupine Rivers area and their tectonic relation to other Devonian sequences in Alaska

Devonian rocks along the Yukon River near the Alaska-Yukon boundary comprise 250 feet of limestone and shale and 800 feet of chert and siliceous shale, all referred to the McCann Hill Chert of Early to Late Devonian age; about 3,000 feet of non-marine chert-pebble conglomerate, graywacke, and shale of the Nation River Formation (Late Devonian);...

Churkin, Michael; Brabb, Earl E.

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Year Published: 1965

Geological Survey research 1965, Chapter D

Scientific notes and summaries of investigations by members of the Conservation, Geologic, and Water Resources Divisions tn geology, hydrology, and related fields.

Geological Survey research 1965, Chapter D; 1965; PP; 525-D; Geological Survey research 1965 (Professional Paper 525); U.S. Geological Survey

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Preliminary geologic map of the Eagle D-1 quadrangle, east-central Alaska

Brabb, Earl E.; Churkin, Michael
Preliminary geologic map of the Eagle D-1 quadrangle, east-central Alaska; 1965; OFR; 65-20; Brabb, Earl E.; Churkin, Michael

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Structure, Quaternary history, and general geology of the Corral Canyon area, Los Angeles County, California

The Corral Canyon nuclear power plant site consists of about 305 acres near the mouth of Corral Canyon in the central Santa Monica Mountains; it is located on an east-trending segment of the Pacific Coast between Point Dume and Malibu Canyon, about 28 miles due west of Los Angeles. The Santa Monica Mountains are the southwesternmost mainland part...

Yerkes, R.F.; Wentworth, Carl M.
Structure, Quaternary history, and general geology of the Corral Canyon area, Los Angeles County, California; 1965; OFR; 65-179; Yerkes, R. F.; Wentworth, Carl M.

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Subdivision of the San Lorenzo Formation (Eocene and Oligocene) west-central California

The San Lorenzo Formation was for many years considered synonymous with Oligocene Series. The formation name was extended, incorrectly in most cases, to rocks as far north as British Columbia and as far south as southern California. The formation in its type area was never adequately studied, resulting in fallacious concepts of its faunas and...

Brabb, E.E.