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Stratigraphic sections of the Phosphoria Formation in Idaho, 1949: part I

Trace Elements Investigations 364

This report concerns work done partly on behalf of the Division of Raw Materials of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
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DOI: 10.3133/tei364

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Abstract

The U.S. Geological Survey has recently measured and sampled the Phosphoria formation at many localities in Idaho and other western states. These data will not be fully synthesized for many years, but segments of the data, accompanied by little or no interpretation, are published as preliminary reports as they are assembled. This report, which contains abstracts of the sections measured in southeastern Idaho (fig. 1), is one of this series and is the fourth report of data gathered in Idaho; it includes about half of the data gathered in Idaho in 1949. The field and laboratory procedures adopted in these investigations are described rather fully in a previous report (McKelvey and others, 1953a).


Many people have taken part in this investigation, which was organized and supervised by V. E. McKelvey. F. J. Anderson, D. F. Davidson, R. S. Jones, R. A. Smart, R. G. Waring, and J. D. Weiser participated in the description of strata and the collection of samples referred to in this report. T. K. Rigby assisted in the preparation of trenches and the collection, crushing, and splitting of samples in the field. The laboratory preparation of samples for chemical analysis was done in Denver, Colo., under the direction of W. P. Huleatt.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Stratigraphic sections of the Phosphoria Formation in Idaho, 1949: part I
Series title:
Trace Elements Investigations
Series number:
364
DOI:
10.3133/tei364
Year Published:
1953
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
10 p.
Number of Pages:
37
Time Range Start:
1949-01-01
Time Range End:
1949-12-31
Country:
United States
State:
Idaho
Other Geospatial:
Phosphoria Formation