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Geology and Monazite Content of the Goodrich Quartzite, Palmer Area, Marquette County, Michigan

Description: From abstract: The Palmer area, which is on the south limb of the Marquette synclinorium, consists of a down-faulted block of pre-Cambrian sedimentary rocks about 4 miles long and three-quarters of a mile wide. The block is composed mainly of middle Huronian Ajibik quartzite and Negaunee iron-formation and upper Huronian Goodrich quartzite,. Monazite occurs in the Goodrich quartzite as rounded detrital grains concentrated mainly in the matrix of quartz pebble conglomerate which is interbedded with coarse-grained quartzite.
Date: December 1954
Creator: Vickers, Rollin C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Geology and Monazite Content of the Goodrich Quartzite, Palmer Area, Marquette County, Michigan

Description: Report discussing an investigation of the geology and monazite content of the Goodrich quartzite, which was present in the Palmer area of Marquette County, Michigan. This investigation was motivated by the detection of abnormal radioactivity in Goodrich quartzite of the area.
Date: December 1954
Creator: Vickers, R. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department