Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

The Economic Aspect of Geology

Cover image for

Download


Author: C.K. Leith
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 158,863 / 520 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 39.7
LoC Categories: QE, HB
Downloads: 2,189
Added to site: 2009.01.20
mnybks.net#: 23188
Genre: Science
Excerpt

. Alteration of Lake Superior iron formation to iron ore by the leaching of silica 168

12. Representing in terms of weight the mineralogical changes in the katamorphism of serpentine rocks to iron ore, eastern Cuba 172

13. Diagram showing gradation from syenite to bauxite in terms of volume 245

CHAPTER I

INTRODUCTION

SURVEY OF FIELD

In adapting ourselves to physical environment it has been necessary to learn something about the earth. Mainly within the last century has this knowledge been organized into the science of geology, and only within the last few decades have the complex and increasing demands of modern civilization required the applications of geology to practical uses, resulting in the development of the science generally known as economic geology. This science is not sharply marked off from the science of geology proper; almost any phase of geology may at some time or some place take on it

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Dean M. Cole
When Dean M. Cole isn't writing award-winning novels, he works as a commercial helicopter pilot, builds custom choppers and airplanes or travels the world with his trusty sidekick and wife, Donna. In this interview Cole tells us how his combat experience influence his books and gives us some behind-the-scenes insights in his thrilling book, Sector 64: Ambush
Read full interview...