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JAMES RIVER FACE WILDERNESS, VIRGINIA.

Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)

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Abstract

A mineral survey concluded that the James River Face Wilderness, Virginia, had little promise for the occurrence of metallic mineral resources. Two major rock units in the area do contain large nonmetallic mineral resources of quartzite and shale that have been mined for silica products and for brick and expanded aggregate, respectively. Because large deposits of the same material are more easily available in nearby areas, demand for the deposits within the wilderness is highly unlikely. No energy resources were identified in the course of this study.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
JAMES RIVER FACE WILDERNESS, VIRGINIA.
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:
1020
Last page:
1022
Number of Pages:
3