Geology of the Hot Sulphur Springs quadrangle, Grand County, Colorado

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Scope and Purpose of Work: The quadrangle was mapped as part of the U.S. Geological Survey program of classifying and evaluating lands in the Public Domain. Mineral rights for coal had been retained in parts or all of Tps. 2 and 3 N., Rs. 77, 78, and 79 W. These areas are in part underlain by sedimentary rocks of Late Cretaceous(?) and early Tertiary age (Middle Park Formation), and in North Park these rocks are called the Coalmont Formation and contain coal. The chief purpose of the work was to map and study any coal beds found and to make ... continued below

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iii, 79 p. : ill., maps, charts, photographs ; 28 cm.

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Izett, Glen Arthur 1968.

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Scope and Purpose of Work: The quadrangle was mapped as part of the U.S. Geological Survey program of classifying and evaluating lands in the Public Domain. Mineral rights for coal had been retained in parts or all of Tps. 2 and 3 N., Rs. 77, 78, and 79 W. These areas are in part underlain by sedimentary rocks of Late Cretaceous(?) and early Tertiary age (Middle Park Formation), and in North Park these rocks are called the Coalmont Formation and contain coal. The chief purpose of the work was to map and study any coal beds found and to make a detailed geologic map that can be used as part of a geological atlas of the United States.

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iii, 79 p. : ill., maps, charts, photographs ; 28 cm.

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Additional title page description: "General geology of part of Middle Park, Colo., with emphasis on the Troublesome Formation of Miocene age."

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Izett, Glen Arthur. Geology of the Hot Sulphur Springs quadrangle, Grand County, Colorado, report, 1968; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc784466/: accessed April 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.