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  • Main Title The Permian Phosphate Deposits of Western United States
  • Series Title Trace elements investigations report
  • Added Title Trace Elements Investigations Report 263
  • Series Title United States Geological Survey Reports
  • Added Title United States Geological Survey Report 263


  • Author: McKelvey, V. E.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Swanson, Rowena W.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Sheldon, Richard Porter
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Originator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    Contributor Type: Organization
  • Originator: U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Division of Raw Materials.
    Contributor Type: Organization
  • Originator: International Geological Congress
    Contributor Type: Organization


  • Name: United States. Government Printing Office.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 1952-10


  • English


  • Content Description: From abstract: The Permian marine phosphorite deposits of the western United States were laid down in the Phosphoria formation and its partial stratigraphic equivalents over an area of about 135,000 square miles in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, and Nevada. The deposits in the eastern part of the field lie on the western margin of the structurally simple North American craton.
  • Physical Description: 30 leaves : ill., maps ; 28 cm.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Phosphate rock -- West (U.S.)
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Geology -- West (U.S.)

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  • Place Name: United States


  • Name: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
    Code: TRAIL


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • OCLC: 908109218
  • Report No.: USGS TEI-263
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc304530