Industrial Minerals in Colorado|
June 20, 2012 | United States Geologcial Survey
The United States Geological Survey has published, Circular 1368, Development of Industrial Minerals in Colorado. This publication provides information on clay and shale, sand and gravel, silica sand, crushed stone, limestone, gypsum, lightweight aggregates, dimension stone, feldspar and mica, sulfur, barite, gemstones, fluorspar, nahcolite, titanium and zeolite.
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The Colorado Geological Survey has been posting a steady stream of interesting DID YOU KNOW?...
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Minerals Bills in Congress
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Lee Allison provides summaries of and links to some of the minerals bills in Congress....
Colorado Landslide Report for 2010
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"The focus of this study is to investigate landslides and consequent losses which affected Colorado...
Rocky Mountain Field Camp for K-12 Teachers
June 4, 2012 | Geological Society of America
Next summer, GSA will offer its first field camp for K-12 teachers. This field...