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Pre-Cambrian rocks of the Lake Superior Region

C. K. Leith

Pre-Cambrian rocks of the Lake Superior Region

a review of newly discovered geologic features, with a revised geologic map

by C. K. Leith

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Superior, Lake.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Precambrian.,
    • Geology -- Superior, Lake.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementC. K. Leith, Richard J. Lund and Andrew Leith.
      ContributionsLund, Richard Jacob, joint author., Leith, Andrew, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE75 .P9 no. 184
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 34 p.
      Number of Pages34
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL253415M
      LC Control Numbergs 35000188
      OCLC/WorldCa5086724

      Royal Society of Canada: Hand=book for the use of members and visitors [electronic resource]: giving the rules of the society, its history, and a historical sketch of Montreal with places of interest in its vicinity: 27th May, / (Montréal: [s.n.], ) (page images at HathiTrust). The pre-Cambrian rocks of the eastern United States also are rich in iron. In certain districts, as in the Highlands of New Jersey, the black oxide of iron (magnetite) is so abundant in beds and disseminated grains that the ordinary surveyor's compass is useless. The pre-Cambrian copper mines of the Lake Superior region are among the richest on.

      The geology of Minnesota comprises the rock, minerals, and soils of the U.S. state of Minnesota, including their formation, development, distribution, and condition.. The state's geologic history can be divided into three periods. The first period was a lengthy period of geologic instability from the origin of the planet until roughly 1, million years ago. The Lake Superior basin is a northeast-trending syn- clinal trough formed where the rocks northwest of the Keweenaw fault dip gently toward the axis of this fold. Along the southeast edge of the Study Area, the Paleozoic rocks dip gently toward the Michigan basin, a dish-shaped feature with its center about miles to the southeast.

      Full text of "Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey--A Gazetteer of Colorado" See other formats.   North America.—In this continent there is a great development of Archean rocks in Canada. On the eastern side it covers nearly the whole of the Labrador peninsula, and extends into Baffin Bay and possibly over much of Greenland; a broad tract unites the great lake region with Labrador, and from the same region, by way of the Mackenzie valley, a similar tract .


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Pre-Cambrian rocks of the Lake Superior Region by C. K. Leith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Pre-Cambrian rocks of the Lake Superior Region: a review of newly discovered geologic features, with a revised geologic map. [C K Leith; Richard J.

Pre-Cambrian rocks of the Lake Superior region, a review of newly discovered geologic features, with a revised geologic map Professional Paper By: C.K. Leith, R.J. Lund, and Andrew Leith. From abstract: Detailed knowledge of the geology of the pre-Cambrian rocks of the Lake Superior region has been greatly augmented since the publication of Monograph 52 by the United States Geological Survey in The authors have attempted in the present report to assemble as much of this new information as possible, and to give the reader a birdseye view Cited by: Lake Region Review.

Full Description:" Lake Region Review makes the reader have stronger analytical thinking skills. Have you ever read an amazing book and did not solve the mystery itself.

If so, then you can work on critical and analytical thinking, observe all the data provided and sort it out to determine anything. Around Lake-Superior,-in the- States of Michigan, Wisconsin, and. Minnesota" and the Province of On­ tario, is-an area of pre-Cambrian rocks representing part of:the south margin of the great pre-Cambrian shield of North'.America., It yields about 85 percent of the\iron ore of; the United States and 10 percent of its by: Get this from a library.

Pre-Cambrian rocks of the Lake Superior Region: a review of newly discovered geologic features, with a revised geologic map. [C K Leith; Richard J Lund; Andrew Leith; Geological Survey (U.S.),]. Geology of the Lake Superior Region covers just about everything you might want to know about one of the most interesting geological areas in North America: Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Full of examples, photographs, maps and diagrams, Geology of the Lake Superior Region integrates a discussion of basic physical geology into a chronological view of the Cited by: Correlation of Precambrian rocks of the Lake Superior region, United States.

(Correlation of Precambrian rocks of the United States and Mexico) (U.S. Geological Survey professional paper; F) Bibliography: p. Supt. of Docs. no.: I F 1. Geology, Stratigraphic-Pre-Cambrian.

Stratigraphic correlation-Superior, Lake, by: The Pre-Cambrian Periods - I. Archaean. Description. This section is from the book "An Introduction To Geology", by William B.

Scott. In the region around Lake Superior the pre-Cambrian rocks are displayed in enormous thickness. Pre-cambrian. Pre-cambrian Geology Of The Lake Superior Region By C. Van Hise - J $ Geology Of The Lake Superior Region 0th Edition What's particularly welcome is Mr. LaBarge's extensive description of Pre-Cambrian developments, a period usually skipped over in a couple of paragraphs.

The only disappointment is finding that, after filling over two hundred pages getting to the end of the Ordovician, he covers everything /5(6). Rock Collecting in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. the rainbow colors of Lake Superior agates all along the shore, with banded agates in the Eastern U.P., jasper, pearly-pink thompsonite, quartz, native copper and datolite found in discarded rock piles from abandoned mines near Rockland and Mass, manganite from L'Anse, and bubbly black.

Modifying this is the influence of the water in Lake Superior and Lake Michigan. Wisconsin lies in the belt of prevailing westerly winds. Applied Climatology. The important points about the Wisconsin precipitation are (1) that the region is humid and has the topographic development characteristic of a humid region.

Page - Magnetite is widely associated with certain belts of the granite gneisses of New Jersey, but this and its concentration in lenticular masses within the gneisses in the form of magnetite can hardly be considered as decisive evidence of their sedimentary character.

The magnetites associated with the basal gabbros of the Lake Superior Keweenawan are in purely. Before entering college, Pettijohn knew that geology would be his major. He entered the University of Minnesota in and graduated in three years. Stemming from his experiences at the University of Minnesota, where he remained for a masters degree, Pettijohn’s first love was for Precambrian rocks and fieldwork in the Lake Superior Size: KB.

Research in high-pressure rocks (peridotites and eclogites), Precambrian geology of the Lake Superior region, and paleosols October - August University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Leith C. et al. PRE-CAMBRIAN ROCKS OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR REGION USGS Prof. Paper # wps with some wear, tear to rear wrap, contents good+ to vg containing 34 pp., 1 plt (lg fold out map). Price: $ (stock#PP). ON THE PRE-CAMBRIAN ROCKS OF THE BRITISH ISLES.

Sir Archibald THE BASIC MASSIVE ROCKS OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR REGION. Bayley. NOTES ON THE STATE EXHIBITS IN THE MINES AND MINING BUILDING Text-Book of Comparative Geology; E. Kayser, Ph.D., by Rollin D.

Salisbury. Iowa Geological Survey, vol. a sealed book. It even seemed a rash and Not all the sedimentary rocks, once re-garded as pre-Cambrian, have proved to be such on investigation. In many localities metamorphic schists, once supposed to be In the Lake Superior region, Irving and Van Hise and their co-laborers have developed the.

Roland Duer Irving (Ap – ) was an American was born in New York city and graduated from Columbia College School of Mines in as a mining engineer. Inhe received his PhD, also from Columbia.

Soon after his graduation he became assistant on the Ohio geological survey, and in was elected professor of geology, mining, Alma mater: Columbia College School of Mines.

In the Lake Superior region the Keweenawan system is made up of a great series of mainly igneous rocks in the lower portion, with sedimentary sandstone and siliceous strata above, that form ab feet of feet in thickness provisionally assigned to this system [Chamberlin and Salisbury,p.

].Banded-iron formation (BIF), chemically precipitated sediment, typically thin bedded or laminated, consisting of 15 percent or more iron of sedimentary origin and layers of chert, chalcedony, jasper, or quartz.

Such formations occur on all the continents and usually are older than billion.Archaean mineral deposits of the Superior Province. Residual total field magnetic map of the Superior and Grenville provinces. Synopsis of North American stratigraphic units with remains reported as pre-Cambrian. Lithotectonic map of the Superior Province.

Geological map of the Grenville Province. ISBN