Cenozoic Mammal Horizons of Western North America, Issue 361

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1909 - Mammals, Fossil - 138 pages
 

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Page 13 - BULLETIN 290. Preliminary report on the operations of the fuel-testing plant of the United States Geological Survey at St. Louis, Mo., 1905, by JA Holmes. 1906.
Page 169 - BULLETIN 339. The purchase of coal under government and commercial specifications on the basis of its heating value, with analyses of coal delivered under government contracts, by DT Randall. 1908. 27 pp. 5 cents. BULLETIN 343.
Page 169 - Experimental work conducted in the chemical laboratory of the United States fuel-testing plant at St. Louis, Mo., January 1, 1905, to July 31, 1906, by NW Lord.
Page 10 - US Geol. Survey Prof. Paper 32, pp. 1-409, figs. 1-18, pis. 1-72 (including maps). , 1906, Geology and underground waters of the Arkansas Valley in eastern Colorado: US Geol.
Page 47 - SURVEY PUBLICATIONS ON FUEL TESTING. The following publications, except those to which a price is affixed, can be obtained free by applying to the Director, Geological Survey, Washington, DC The priced publications can be purchased from the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC BULLETIN 261.
Page 8 - As uniform conditions of deposition were local as well as temporary, it is to be assumed that each formation is limited in horizontal extent. The formation should be recognized and should be called by the same name as far as it can be traced and identified by means of its lithologic character, its stratigraphic association, and its contained fossils.
Page 15 - Mem., vol. 1, pt. 7, pp. 355-147, 3 pis., 34 figs., 1901. Describes character and occurrence of Tertiary beds in Colorado and the vertebrate fauna obtained from them. 3. A skull of Dinocyon from the Miocene of Texas. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., Bull., vol. 16, pp.
Page 2 - The smoke produced has in no test been more dense with the briquets than with coal; on the contrary, in most tests the smoke density is said to have been less when briquets were used. 4. The use of briquets increases the facility with which an even fire over the whole area of the grate may be maintained.
Page 25 - Exposures of moderate extent appear in the slopes 1J to 2 miles southsouthwest of Howell station. The lower beds are soft, massive buff sandstones. These are overlain by gray and greenish-gray massive shale or clay with thin cherty limestone and sandstone layers. One of the latter is 2 to 3 feet thick. At the top are very dark shales which have been prospected for coal. They are overlain by coarse sandstones at the base of the Cloverly formation. In the exposures west of McGill a 2-foot bed of limestone...
Page 61 - In weathering it absorbs a large amount of water and increases greatly in volume, forming a frothy mantle on the surface which often resembles hoarfrost. When this dries it becomes a soft white powder. Mixed with the proper amount of water it is exceedingly plastic and with the addition of more water becomes a paste resembling glue. Tests show that it completely absorbs over three times its weight or seven times its volume of water and twice as much glycerine as diatomaceous earth will absorb. COMPOSITION....

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