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The Structure and Petrography of the Rockfish Conglomerate, Virginia

Cooke, Horace Brooks
Format
Thesis/Dissertation; Online
Author
Cooke, Horace Brooks
Advisor
Roberts, Joseph K
Edmundson, Raymond S
Weis, Paul L
Nelson, Wilbur A
Abstract
This thesis describes the structure and petrography of the Rockfish Conglomerate and also of the associated igneous and metamorphic rocks. The formation is mapped and its origin explained. The metamorphism of the Rockfish and the alteration of the igneous contacts are described in detail with thin-section studies. Also included is a discussion of the geologic history and economic resources.
Language
English
Published
University of Virginia, Department of Environmental Sciences, MA (Master of Arts), 1952
Published Date
1952-08
Degree
MA (Master of Arts)
Collection
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