2 edition of Systematic jointing in the Western part of the Anthracite region of eastern Pennsylvania found in the catalog.
Systematic jointing in the Western part of the Anthracite region of eastern Pennsylvania
Gordon Harry Wood
|Statement||by Gordon H. Wood, Jr., Harold H. Arndt, and M. Devereux Carter.|
|Series||Contributions to general geology, U.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 1271-D|
|Contributions||Arndt, Harold H., Carter, M. Devereux., Geological Survey (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 17 p. :|
|Number of Pages||17|
Fred J. Lauver is assistant editor of Pennsylvania Heritage.. The author and editor extend many thanks to Steve Ling, director, and Chester Kulesa, curator, of the Pennsylvania Anthracite Museum Complex, who provided invaluable information about the mining, processing, and marketing of hard coal. Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on thin coal beds of the anthracite region in Pennsylvania. Results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and by: 1.
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SYSTEMATIC JOINTING IN THE WESTERN PART OF THE ANTHRACITE REGION OF EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA By GORDON H. WOOD, JR., HAROLD H. ARNDT, and M. DEVEREUX CARTER Abstract A conjugate joint system of strike and dip sets occurs in Lower Silurian to Upper Pennsylvanian rocks in the western part of the Anthracite region ofCited by: 4.
Get this from a library. Systematic Jointing in the western part of the anthracite region of eastern Pennsylvania: a description of a conjugate joint system in folded rocks and the determination of relative age of joint sets and other structural features.
[Gordon H Wood; Harold H Arndt; M Devereux Carter; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- "A description of a conjugate joint system in folded rocks. Get this from a library. Systematic Jointing in the western part of the anthracite region of eastern Pennsylvania: a description of a conjugate joint system in folded rocks and the determination of relative age of joint sets and other structural features.
[Gordon H Wood; Harold H Arndt; M Devereux Carter; Geological Survey (U.S.),]. sulfur and ash and are typical of northern West Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, and Pennsylvania) from the central Appalachian basin coal region (containing areas of older (Lower to lower Middle Pennsylvanian) coals that are relatively low in sulfur and ash and typical of southern West Virginia, western Virginia, and eastern Kentucky).File Size: KB.
The Pennsylvania anthracite coalfields, along with the Georges Creek coalfield in Western Maryland, are really where the American coal company patch town originated. Eckley, Pennsylvania is an intact coal company town dating back to the mids.(Image courtesy of Jerry and Roy Klotz). of the systematic cleat set (Js) is roughly perpendicular to 7// Western Middle Field Southern Field Fig.
Map of the Anthracite region of eastern Pennsylvania. Fixed C isograds and sample localities are also shown. Letters A-I correspond to sample localities used in. The Pennsylvania Anthracite Region is in the Valley and Ridge Province of the Appalachian Mountains, with the coal located in the folded and faulted terrain of the Province.
The anthracite fields are maintained in synclinal basins that are surrounded by sandstone ridges, which help to “protect” the anthracite (Hornberger et al., ).
A very good professional economic history of the anthracite region of eastern Pennsylvania. Comprehensive and close to exactly what I was looking for. A little more narrative and less demographics would have been perfect. "Just the facts, ma'am" approach earned my respect.
The book starts with a brief history of coal being found in the by: 4. Systematic Jointing in the western part of the anthracite region of eastern Pennsylvania: a description of a conjugate joint system in folded rocks and the determination of relative age of joint sets and other structural features .
The Coal Region is a historically important coal-mining area in Northeastern Pennsylvania in the central Ridge-and-valley Appalachian Mountains, comprising Lackawanna, Luzerne, Columbia, Carbon, Schuylkill, Northumberland, and the extreme northeast corner of Dauphin counties.
Academics have made the distinction between North Anthracite Coal Field and South Anthracite Coal Field, the lower. throughit only increased 4 per cent in the anthracite region (Wilson). Despite the region’s dramatic decline in population in the s, the unemployment rate soared to about 18 per cent.
Mines closed at a rapid pace, and those that remained open operated only two or three days a week (Dublin10; Keil and Keil ).File Size: 1MB. About this book Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Field Trip Guidebooks Series, Volume The Anthracite fields of northeastern Pennsylvania (Fig.
1) are deep synclinoria in which the Middle to Upper Pennsylvanian coal-bearing sequence is cradled by surrounding ridges of Lower Pennsylvanian conglomerate and sandstone. Anthracite Coal Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania.
K likes. A gathering place to reflect upon the history, culture, and media representations of the Greater 5/5(11). Pressure and heat, acting through millions of years, transformed the rotted material through various stages of peat, lignite, bituminous and finally anthracite.
Perhaps 90% of the nations reserves of anthracite were located in Middle Eastern and Northeastern Pennsylvania. Early prospecting for coal was both casual and unscientific. Historic Newspapers.
It is important to note that many historic newspapers are not available online. The U.S. Newspaper Directory at the Library of Congress contains a listing of every known location of print or microfilm newspaper in the country.
For example, currently, the Valley Gazette (Lansford, PA) may be available at the Dimmick Public Library in Jim Thorpe, the Schuylkill Historical Author: Jennie Levine Knies. In Honor and In Memory. This site is dedicated to my Dad, Grandfathers, and all the brave souls who worked in the coal mines of Pennsylvania’s Anthracite region, and to their families and friends who call the Coal Region, and Schuylkill County in particular, “home” — many of them for generations.
Skeletons of The Coal Region. What happened to this region is part of the story of anthracite. The impact of hard coal upon the economy of northeastern Pennsylvania is another. But the story that lingers is the saga of these that historian John Bodnar in christened the Anthracite People—the resourceful, vibrant, brave, and hardy people who came from al parts of the.
About the Anthracite Coal Mining Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Anthracite Coal Region of Northeastern Pennsylvania encompasses six counties in Pennsylvania: Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Northumberland, and Schuylkill (a small portion of Author: Jennie Levine Knies.
Scenes Along the Rails Vol. 1: The Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania Part 1- Scenes Along the Rails is the anchor title for a series of books planned to pictorially explore the railroads and related industries of Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey an. Welcome to the cyberspace home of the The Pennsylvania-Anthracite Section of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration / AIME.
Our Section originally covered northeastern and central Pennsylvania and stretched from Carbondale in Lackawanna County at the north end to above Harrisburg in Dauphin County, the anthracite fields of Pennsylvania, the power source of the industrial revolution.
This coal is anthracite and over 95 percent of the Western Hemisphere’s supply comes from this special region in northeast PA.
Native Americans used crushed anthracite as a black paint stone. AroundObadiah Gore, a blacksmith in the Wilkes-Barre area, discovered that anthracite could be used in his forge.Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum. At Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum, discover the people of Pennsylvania's anthracite coal region from the days when hard coal was king.
Photo by PHMC/Don Giles, Website. Address. 22 Bald Mountain Road Scranton, PA Phone () Admission. Adult: $This wonderful book answers these questions with a case history of the anthracite coal industry. Anthracite is "hard" coal, formed under greater heat and pressure than bituminous or "soft" coal.
Anthracite gives off less smoke when it burns than most bituminous coals.