Webster County and Portion of Mingo District, Randolph County, South of the Valley Fork of Elk River, Volume 1

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Morgantown printing and binding Company, 1920 - Geology - 682 pages
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Page vii - In some states this work has been done in cooperation with the Bureau of Soils of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Page 505 - Then place the ash in a silica or porcelain capsule, f in. deep and if in. in diameter, and ignite for a period of two hours in a current of oxygen, at a temperature of 800 to 850 C. This ignition is made to insure complete and uniform oxidation of the ash.
Page 138 - The Pottsville Series was first named and described by Pennsylvania geologists from its occurrence at Pottsville, eastern Pennsylvania, where it has numerous beds of conglomeratic sandstones, separated by anthracite coal seams. Later it was subdivided by Dr. IC White into the Upper Pottsville, or Kanawha Group, the Middle Pottsville, or New River Group, and the Lower Pottsville, or Pocahontas Group. Of these titles custom has sanctioned the use of the geographic names last mentioned...
Page 172 - Coal which lies only a fexr feet above it and the outcrop of which is delineated on Map II. LITTLE EAGLE COAL. The Little Eagle Coal of White70, named for its occurrence at Eagle Station, Fayette County, where it belongs 20 to 30 feet below the Eagle Coal and 75 to 80 feet above the tossiliferous Eagle Limestone and Shale, is a fairly persistent stratum in Webster, being found 20 to 50 feet below the Eagle Coal. It is seldom more than 1 foot thick anywhere in the "Ibid., pp. 205-206. "CE Krebs, Kanawha...
Page xv - Some of this matter may not be of interest to the casual reader but its value to professional men conducting future coal, oil, and gas operations in the county can not be questioned and its publication is therefore justified. In each geologic section certain physical facts, including thicknesses, intervals, colors, and general characteristics of rock strata and coals, are presented just as obtained by careful research in the field, which, except for minor errors, can not be changed by subsequent...
Page 205 - Starcher the seam measured more than 2' 8". Elsewhere in the county it was not observed, although its horizon is exposed at numerous points, thus postulating the conclusion, that it has little economic value. QUINNIMONT SANDSTONE. The Quinnimont Sandstone of White39, named from the town of Quinnimont, Fayette County, where it comes just under the Beckley Coal, was seldom observed in Webster. In the section for Dogway, page 122, at the southern end of the county, it is recorded as being 30 feet thick...
Page 42 - Point of zero flow. — Levels taken August 15, 1910, indicate that there would be no flow past the gage if the river stage were to fall to 3.33 feet 0.2 foot.
Page 192 - ... the section for Camden-on-Gauley, published in Chapter IV, it is recorded as being 18 feet thick in the oil well drilled at that place. In subsequent pages its presence is noted under the description of various exposures of the Castle Coal over which it lies. CASTLE COAL. The Castle Coal of Hennen18, named from its exposure at the town of Castle, Wyoming County, where it comes directly above the Guyandot Sandstone, and 150 to 175 feet above the Sewell Coal, is present in Webster but not in commercial...
Page 617 - Craigsville, near east end of, 670 feet east of Cranberry road and hotel, north of road in front of Macon Rose's house; bronze tablet stamped "2288 Knwa...
Page 617 - From Craigsville southeast along highways via Woodbine and Richwood to Manning Knob. Woodbine, 4.5 miles southeast of, on west side of Greenbrier road, south of trail running west, in hollow near maple tree, in rock; bronze tablet stamped "2969 Knwa" 2,970.667 From Erbacon south along Baltimore & Ohio RR to Fenwick.

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