Index of granitic rock masses in the state of Nevada

Bulletin 1831
Prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy
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A compilation of 205 areas of exposed granitic rock in Nevada was undertaken for the U.S. Department of Energy. The purpose was to obtain data for evaluating granitic rock masses as potential underground nuclear waste repositories. Information, compiled by county for areas of granitic rock exposure, includes general location, coordinates, land classification, areal extent, accessibility, composition, age, rocks intruded, aeromagnetic expression, mining activity, and selected references.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Index of granitic rock masses in the state of Nevada
Series title Bulletin
Series number 1831
DOI 10.3133/b1831
Year Published 1988
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Description Report: iv, 81 p.; Plate: 29.47 x 42.61 inches
Country United States
State Nevada
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