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Page 438 - By F. and WG Platt. Pp. 194, illustrated with 84 wood-cuts and 4 maps and sections. Part I. Cambria. Price, $1 00 ; postage, $0 12.
Page 438 - H. REPORT OF PROGRESS IN THE CLEARFIELD AND JEFFERSON DISTRICT OF THE BITUMINOUS COAL FIELDS of Western Pennsylvania — 1874. By Franklin Platt. 8vo., pp.
Page 438 - REPORT OF PROGRESS IN THE CAMBRIA AND SOMERSET DISTRICT OF THE BITUMINOUS COAL FIELDS of Western Pennsylvania — 1875.
Page iv - FA GENTH — Mineralogist and Chemist at Philadelphia. FA GENTH, Jr — Aid in the Laboratory. AS McCREATH — Chemist, in charge of the Laboratory of the Survey, 223 Market street, Harrisburg.
Page 437 - PRELIMINARY REPORT OF THE MINERALOGY OF PENNSYLVANIA — 1874. By Dr. FA Genth. With appendix on the hydro-carbon compounds, by Samuel P. Sadtler. 8vo., pp. 206, with map of the State for reference to counties. Price in paper, $0 50 ; postage, $0 08.
Page 283 - The Upper Washington limestone is a fine stratum of such marked characteristics that it cannot be mistaken for any other in the series. In all portions it weathers to an almost snowy whiteness with the slightest tinge of blue. The upper part is quite slaty and is blue on the freshly exposed surface. The middle layers are dark, almost black, and frequently mottled with drab. They are exceedingly brittle, ring sharply when struck, and yield a limestone of superior quality . . . . The top and bottom...
Page 404 - When all the burners are lighted, which usually takes about 30 minutes, they are allowed to burn turned on full for 25 minutes, the tube being at a full red heat all the time. The supply of oxygen is then stopped, the pinch-cock R put on and Q taken off, and a slow stream of air started through the apparatus to drive out the oxygen. This is done by pouring water into the upper bottle F, and allowing it to run into the lower one, in this way forcing the air through the apparatus. The lights are lowered...