Coal resources of the Russell Fork basin in Kentucky and Virginia (Google eBook)

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Govt. Print. Off., 1908 - Coal - 127 pages
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Page 74 - 015 The following analyses and tests made for the Northern Coal and Coke Company at several different laboratories and plants were kindly furnished by John CC Mayo, an officer of the company. Analyses of five samples of 48-hour coke and four samples of 72-hour coke made in beehive ovens of the Northern Coal and Coke Company on
Page 77 - tha^t of the field, because so little is known of the character of these beds. The Auxier and Millard beds are better known and are assumed to be of workable thickness under at least 50 square miles of the 130 which constitute the field. The acreage of
Page 70 - ash. SUMMARY. It will be seen from the foregoing description of the field that it contains six coals of workable thickness. Two or three other beds have a problematic value. The following table shows the range in thickness of the workable beds:,
Page 75 - samples. A sample of 48-hour coke from the coal at Ben Potter's gave the following results in a physical test by John Fulton, of Johnstown, Pa.: Physical test of Elkhorn coke. Percentage by volume of coke 59.84 Percentage by volume of cells 40.26 Compressive strength of cubic inch,
Page 80 - and Bristol folios of the Geologic Atlas of the United States and in Bulletin No. Ill of the United States Geological Survey, on the geology of the Big Stone Gap
Page 61 - was not seen by the writer, but it is reported to be 4 feet thick with only one thin shale parting. POND AND JESSE CREEKS.
Page 77 - the 3- or 4-foot bed said to be above the Upper Elkhorn coal or the 4-foot bed 500 feet above the Flatwoods coal,
Page 9 - It was not intended that this should be the final survey of the region, but rather that the whole area should be visited and as much information obtained concerning the number, extent, and character of the coal beds as was possible in the limited time available.
Page 85 - On Russell Fork above the mouth of Indian Creek a massive sandstone which carries white quartz pebbles and is believed to be the top of the Lee is exposed for several miles. At the mouths of Indian and Hurricane
Page 85 - keeps above water nearly to the heads of the streams. The top of the Lee, according to a hurried field correlation, is but a few feet above Council post-office, on Russell Fork,

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