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ADAMS GAP AND SHINBONE CREEK ROADLESS AREAS, ALABAMA.

Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)

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Abstract

The Adams Gap and Shinbone Creek Roadless Areas in Alabama were evaluated for their mineral potential. The only resource within the established boundary of the roadless area is quartzite suitable for crushed rock or refractory-grade aggregate. The quartzite contains deleterious impurities and is found in abundance outside the areas. Natural gas or petroleum may exist at depth. Detailed seismic studies and deep drilling tests are needed before a reasonable estimate of hydrocarbon potential can be made.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
ADAMS GAP AND SHINBONE CREEK ROADLESS AREAS, ALABAMA.
Series title:
Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
Volume
1
Year Published:
1984
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
First page:
14
Last page:
16
Number of Pages:
3