Show simple item record McGregor, Duncan J. 2006-08-16T17:32:13Z 2006-08-16T17:32:13Z 1954-12
dc.identifier.citation McGregor, D. J., 1954, Gypsum and anhydrite deposits in southwestern Indiana: Indiana Geological Survey Report of Progress 08, 24 p., 2 pls., 2 figs. en
dc.description Indiana Geological Survey Report of Progress 8 en
dc.description.abstract This investigation was undertaken to make the features of evaporites (gypsum and anhydrite) in southwestern Indiana known and to determine their origin, geologic occurrence, uses, and relationship to associated rock strata. A detailed study of evaporites in Indiana has never been undertaken. In fact, it was not known until recently that relatively thick beds existed in the state. Evaporites, however, are not new among the minerals found in Indiana; they have been observed in well cuttings and as nodular masses and thin beds in outcrops. Logan reported that a thin bed of gypsum (selenite) crops out between the Beaver Bend limestone and Sample sandstone in a railroad cut east of Huron, Lawrence County. Gypsum also occurs commonly as nodular masses in the Harrodsburg and St. Louis limestones and in many places forms a conspicuous part of their lithology. Moreover, as stated above, subsurface studies in southwestern Indiana have revealed rather extensive gypsum deposits in the lower part of the St. Louis limestone. en
dc.description.sponsorship Indiana Department of Conservation en
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Indiana Geological & Water Survey en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Report of Progress en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 8 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 or send a letter to Creative Commons, 543 Howard Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA. en
dc.subject Economic Geology en
dc.subject Industrial Minerals en
dc.subject Construction Materials en
dc.subject Anhydrite en
dc.subject Gypsum en
dc.subject Evaporites en
dc.subject Historical Geology en
dc.subject St. Louis Limestone en
dc.subject Mississippian en
dc.subject Indiana en
dc.title Gypsum and Anhydrite Deposits in Southwestern Indiana en
dc.type Technical Report en

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