Stratigraphic sections of the Phosphoria Formation in Montana, 1949-50: part I

Trace Elements Investigations 361
This report concerns work done partly on behalf of the Division of Raw Materials of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
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The U.S. Geological Survey has recently measured and sampled the Phosphoria formation at many localities in Montana and other western states. These data will not be fully synthesized for many years, but segments of the data, accompanied by little or no interpretation, are published as preliminary reports as they are assembled. This report, which contains abstracts of the sections measured in southwestern Montana (fig. 1) is one of this series and is the third Montana report; it includes about half of the data gathered in Montana during 1949 and 1950. The field and laboratory procedures adopted in these investigations are described rather fully in a previous report (McKelvey and others, 1953).

Many people have taken part in this investigation. The program which this work is a part was organized by V. E. McKelvey and the field program was supervised by R. W. Swanson, T. M. Cheney, J. L. Elliott, F. D. Frieske, R. F. Gosman, R. S. Jones, B. K. Replogle, and R. G. Waring participated in the description of strata and the collection of samples referred to in this report. Crushing and splitting of the samples in the field was done by T. K. Rigby. The laboratory preparation of samples for chemical analysis was done in Denver, Colo., under the direction of W. P. Huleatt.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Stratigraphic sections of the Phosphoria Formation in Montana, 1949-50: part I
Series title Trace Elements Investigations
Series number 361
DOI 10.3133/tei361
Year Published 1953
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Description 9 p.
Time Range Start 1949-01-01
Time Range End 1950-12-31
Country United States
State Montana
Other Geospatial Phosphoria Formation
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