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Contribution to salt-dome problem

Francis Maurice Van Tuyl
Contribution to salt-dome problem
Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (August 1930) 14 (8): 1041-1047


The results of earlier tests of the plasticity of halite are summarized. Recent determinations of the flowage pressure of rock salt at various temperatures ranging from 20 degrees to 155 degrees C. with an apparatus of improved design indicate a marked influence of temperature upon the plasticity of this material. The results are favorable to the opinion that deep burial, as well as deformation, may be sufficient to cause the upward movement of salt masses along lines of weakness.

ISSN: 0883-9247
Serial Title: Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Serial Volume: 14
Serial Issue: 8
Title: Contribution to salt-dome problem
Pages: 1041-1047
Published: 193008
Text Language: English
Publisher: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, OK, United States
Accession Number: 1939-019811
Categories: Economic geology of energy sources
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: 2 figs.
Source Note: abstract, Pan-Am. Geologist, p. 221, April 1930.
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2019, 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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