Description: From abstract: Two hundred and seventy-one prospect pits, mine dumps, or mine workings within the Sugar Loaf-St. Kevin mining districts and vicinity, were tested for radioactivity by the U. S. Geological Survey in 1951 during six weeks of investigation on behalf of the Division of Raw Materials of the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission. One hundred and twenty-two weak radioactivity anomalies were found in the St. Kevin district and vicinity, and eight slight anomalies were noted in"-the Sugar Loaf district, which adjoins the St. Kevin district on the south, Most of the radioactivity anomalies were found in igneous and metamorphic rocks of pre=Cambrian age, but some were found in metalliferous veins of Tertiary age.
Date: May 1953
Creator: Pierson, Charles Thomas & Singewald, Q. D.
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