Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper 9


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Published: 2014
The St. Peter Sandstone is typically a well-sorted, friable, ultra-pure, fine- to medium-grained, quartzose sandstone with silica content higher than 99 weight percent in places. The sand grains are...
Resource Identifiers: Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper #9-Proceedings of the 48th Annual Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals

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Published: 2014
Contrary to popular belief, Arizona State Trust Land is not public land. All uses of the land must benefit the Trust, a fact that is considered with the review of each application received for sale,...
Resource Identifiers: Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper #9-Proceedings of the 48th Annual Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals - Chap. 7

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Potash is a non-renewable resource that is a key ingredient in fertilizer along with phosphate and nitrogen. Increased demand for fertilizers and potash has driven potash prices from US$96/tonne...
Resource Identifiers: Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper #9-Proceedings of the 48th Annual Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals - Chap.1

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Hydraulic fracturing to enhance petroleum recovery was introduced in the 1940s, but the technology has become increasingly important in the recent development of petroleum production from...
Resource Identifiers: Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper #9-Proceedings of the 48th Annual Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals - Chap. 2

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in New Mexico, but they have not been important exploration targets in past years because demand has been met elsewhere. However, with the projected increase in demand and potential lack of available...
Resource Identifiers: Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper #9-Proceedings of the 48th Annual Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals - Chap. 3

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Intensive lateritic weathering of bedrock under tropical or sub-tropical climatic conditions can form a variety of secondary, supergene-type deposits. These secondary deposits may range in...
Resource Identifiers: Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper #9-Proceedings of the 48th Annual Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals - Chap. 4

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Pinite is a compact, fine-grained, usually amorphous mica as defined by the AGI glossary. It is also a term that has been used to identify metamorphic rock that is the result of the retrograde...
Resource Identifiers: Arizona Geological Survey Special Paper 9 - Proceedings of the 48th Annual Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals, Phoenix, Arizona - Chapter 5

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