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dc.contributor.author Hutchison, Harold C.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-08-04T19:39:16Z
dc.date.available 2006-08-04T19:39:16Z
dc.date.issued 1960
dc.identifier.citation Hutchison, Harold C., 1960, Geology and Coal Deposits of the Brazil Quadrangles, Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 16, 50 p., 3 fig., 2 pl. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2022/212
dc.description Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 16 en
dc.description.abstract The Brazil Quadrangles are located in west-central Indiana and comprise an area of approximately 116 square miles. The rocks that crop out in the area belong to the Mansfield, Brazil, Staunton and Linton Formations of the Pennsylvanian System. Glacial drift of Kansan, Illinoisan and Wisconsinan age blankets the area, and Recent deposits of sand, silt and mud cover the flood plains of the present streams. Five unnamed thin coals and four unnamed marine zones in the Staunton Formation are described for the first time. The Perth Limestone Member in the upper part of the Brazil Formation and the Shady Lane Coal, a coal bed that occurs some 30 to 40 feet below the top of the Mansfield Formation, are herein described and formally named. Coal reserves of the major commercially mined coals, the Lower Block, Upper Block and Minshall of the Brazil Formation and Coal III of the Staunton Formation, are calculated according to the standard methods employed by the United States Geological Survey. Of the original 476,786,000 short tons of coal present in the area 401,403,000 short tons remain. en
dc.description.sponsorship Indiana Department of Conservation en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Indiana Geological Survey en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Bulletin en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 16 en
dc.rights This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 543 Howard Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA. en
dc.subject Coal en
dc.subject Energy Resources en
dc.subject Economic Geology en
dc.subject Pennsylvanian en
dc.subject Sedimentary Rocks en
dc.subject Stratigraphy en
dc.subject Geologic Map en
dc.subject Mansfield Formation en
dc.subject Staunton Formation en
dc.subject Linton Formation en
dc.subject Brazil Formation en
dc.subject Brazil Quadrangle en
dc.subject Clay County en
dc.subject Indiana en
dc.title Geology and Coal Deposits of the Brazil Quadrangles, Indiana en
dc.type Technical Report en


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