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ROCK PILE MOUNTAIN WILDERNESS STUDY AREA, MISSOURI.

Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)

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Abstract

A geologic and mineral-occurrence survey of the Rock Pile Mountain Wilderness study area in southeastern Missouri indicates the area has little promise for the occurrence of energy and mineral resources. Exploratory drill holes on private land along the west side of the area encountered no mineralization, and none of the rocks or sediments exposed in the area contain any detectable evidence of significant mineralization. Drilling through the Bonneterre Formation, supplemented by geochemical studies of the drill-hole samples, would test the remote possibility of lead mineralization close to the contact with Precambrian rocks.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
ROCK PILE MOUNTAIN WILDERNESS STUDY AREA, MISSOURI.
Series title:
Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
Volume
2
Year Published:
1984
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
First page:
653
Last page:
655
Number of Pages:
3