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Sand and gravel

Walter B. Lenhart
Sand and gravel
Reviews in Engineering Geology (1962) 1: 187-196

Abstract

The author believes there is a place for the geologist in the sand and gravel industry and points out some of the marginal information that a geologist should have in order to meet the needs of the world's largest (tonnage-wise) mining industry. Beneficiation of sand and gravel other than conventional washing and screening is rapidly becoming more important owing to depletion and to more exact specification requirements. The reader can get a quick glimpse of a great industry that has grown during the past few decades from a wayside pit to its present status. The problems of the ready-mixed concrete, the asphaltic concrete, and the sand and gravel operator are so closely related that the 3 industries can often be classed as one. Sources of more detailed information are included.


ISSN: 0080-2018
EISSN: 2169-799X
Coden: GAEGA4
Serial Title: Reviews in Engineering Geology
Serial Volume: 1
Title: Sand and gravel
Author(s): Lenhart, Walter B.
Pages: 187-196
Published: 1962
Text Language: English
Publisher: Geological Society of America (GSA), Boulder, CO, United States
Accession Number: 1962-006693
Categories: Engineering geology
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Source Note: New York, Geol. Soc. America
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: 1962
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