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Geology of the Three Forks Quadrangle, Montana

With sections on petrography of igneous rocks, by H. Frank Barnett
Format
Book; Government Document
Published
Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1963.
Language
English
Related Title
Three Forks quadrangle, Montana.
Series
Geological Survey (U.S.). Professional Paper
Geological Survey Professional Paper
SuDoc Number
I 19.16:370
Summary
A comprehensive restudy of a classic area of Rocky Mountain geology at the heart of the Missouri River.
Contents
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Previous work
  • Acknowledgments
  • Geography
  • Terrain
  • Flora and fauna
  • Climate
  • History and settlements
  • Travel
  • Precambrian metamorphic rocks
  • Gneiss and amphibolite
  • Hematitic phyllonite
  • Origin
  • Age
  • Regional relations
  • Sedimentay rocks
  • Precambrian-Belt series
  • North Boulder formation
  • Paleozoic
  • Cambrian
  • Names and corelations of Cambrian formations
  • Flathead sandstone
  • Wolsey shale
  • Meagher limestone
  • Park shale
  • Pilgrim limestone
  • Devonian and Lower Mississippian
  • Maywood formation
  • Jefferson dolomite
  • Three Forks shale
  • Carboniferous
  • Names and general correlation of Carboniferous formations
  • Madison group
  • Lodgepole limestone
  • Mission Canyon limestone
  • Big Snowy formation
  • Amsden formation
  • Quadrant formation
  • Permian
  • Phosphoria formation
  • Mesozoic
  • Jurassic
  • Ellis formation
  • Morrison formation
  • Cretaceous
  • Kootenai formation
  • Cenozoic
  • Tertiary
  • Bozeman group
  • Names and correlation of units
  • Sphinx conglomerate
  • Milligan Creek formation
  • Climbing Arrow formation
  • Dunbar Creek formation
  • Middle and upper Tertiary gravel
  • Quaternary
  • Old alluvium
  • Rounded gravel
  • Subrounded gravel
  • Origin of old alluvium
  • Fan gravel
  • Silt
  • Young alluvium
  • Age and stratigraphic relations of Quaternary deposits
  • Igneous rocks
  • Upper Cretaceous and lower Tertiary
  • Extrusive rocks
  • Elkhorn Mountains volcanics
  • Petrography / H. Frank Barnett
  • Andesite
  • Porphyritic perlite
  • Correlation and age
  • Intrusive rocks
  • Quartz monzonite and related rocks
  • 10N pluton
  • THick sill west of Spring Creek
  • Latite
  • Pluglike bodies
  • Thick sills
  • Thin sills
  • Sills south of Milligan Canyon
  • Intrusive rocks north of Milligan Canyon
  • Summary of age relations
  • Igneous rocks intrusive into Tertiary rocks
  • Olivine basalt
  • Some petrologic relations
  • Structure
  • Summary of structural history
  • Structure of Precambrian crystalline rocks
  • Structural significance of Precambrian sedimentary rocks
  • Laramide structural features
  • Early folding
  • Steep faults older than thrusting
  • Thrust faults
  • Sixteenmile thrust zone
  • Lombard thrust
  • Highway thrust
  • Jefferson Canyon thrust
  • Minor thrusts
  • Thrust displacement
  • Time relations of folding and thrusting
  • Steep faults in upper plate of Highway thrust
  • Other steep faults closely related to thrusting
  • Steep faults younger than thrusting
  • Origin of Cenozoic basin
  • Post-Laramide structural features
  • Geomorphology
  • Hills
  • Benches
  • Streams
  • Origin of benched terrain
  • Geologic history
  • Economic geology
  • Construction materials
  • Glass sand
  • Mica
  • Phosphate rock
  • Iron and manganese
  • Copper
  • Outlook for future discoveries of ore deposits
  • Petroleum possibilities
  • Measured sections in pre-Tertiary rocks
  • Section A
  • Section B
  • Section C
  • Section D
  • References
  • Index.
Description
143 pages illustrations, maps (2 color) diagrams, tables 29 cm.
Notes
  • 4 pieces of illustrative matter fold. in pocket.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-140).
Series Statement
Geological Survey (U.S.). Professional paper, 370
Geological Survey Professional paper ; 370
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