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Texas fuller's earths

Martin Napoleon Broughton
Texas fuller's earths
Journal of Sedimentary Petrology (December 1932) 2 (3): 135-139

Abstract

Petrographic work on the fuller's earths of Texas has led to the following conclusions: (1) These fuller's earths are derived from volcanic dust and tuff and are bentonites in the strict sense of the term. (2) The source of the many Tertiary materials is the same as that of the Catahoula tuffs to the southwest, while the source of the one Cretaceous deposit investigated cannot be determined at present. (3) The mineral of the fuller's earths is related to the minerals of the montmorillonite-beidellite group but represents a species as yet undescribed.


ISSN: 0022-4472
Coden: JSEPAK
Serial Title: Journal of Sedimentary Petrology
Serial Volume: 2
Serial Issue: 3
Title: Texas fuller's earths
Pages: 135-139
Published: 193212
Text Language: English
Publisher: Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Tulsa, OK, United States
Accession Number: 1939-002266
Categories: Economic geology, general
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
N25°45'00" - N36°30'00", W106°30'00" - W93°30'00"
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2017, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of North American Geology, U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States
Update Code: 1939
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