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Potash deposits in the Gibson Dome area, southeast Utah

Potash deposits in the Gibson Dome area, southeast Utah

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Potash deposits -- Utah

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. [Denver, Colo.? : U.S. Geological Survey, 1982?]. 2 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm

    Statementby R.J. Hite
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 82-1067, Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 82-1067
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13608787M

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Potash deposits in the Gibson Dome area, southeast Utah Download PDF EPUB FB2

Publication type: Report: Publication Subtype: USGS Numbered Series: Title: Potash deposits in the Gibson Dome area, Southeast Utah: Series title: Open-File Report. Get this from a library. Potash deposits in the Gibson Dome area, southeast Utah.

[R J Hite; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. In the Gibson Dome area of the Paradox Basin in southeast Utah, potash deposits are present in the Middle Pennsylvanian Paradox Member of the Hermosa : R.J. Hite. from the Gibson Dome core hole (GD-1).

A portion of this data covering clay mineralogy (Bodine and Rueger, ) and potash deposits (Hite, ) has previously been interpreted and published. An interpretation of the data in this report will follow in additional reports. 1Cited by: 2. The salt deposits consist of a cyclical sequence of thick halite units separated by thin units of black shale, dolomite, and anhydrite.

Many halite units are several hundred feet thick and locally contain economically valuable potash deposits. Over much of the Paradox basin the salt deposits occur at depths of more than 5, feet.

Only in a series of salt anticlines locatedCited by: Potash Deposits and Occurrences in Evaporite Settings of Potash deposits in the Gibson Dome area World Measured Inventory (MEAS_INVEN): Categorical field for known reserves or resources. Yes if reserves or resources are reported for the record.

Field contains no entry if reserves/resources data are Cited by: 2. Most of Colorado and Utah was once a massive sea; and when the seas retreated, they left salt that was up to a MILE thick in some parts of Utah. As the sea water evaporated, it left behind potassium salt deposits. Over geologic time, sediment buries these deposits and they become potash.

From its junction with US three miles north of Moab, Potash Scenic Byway follows the Colorado River. Shortly beyond Jug Handle Arch, the canyon widens. The sheer cliffs below Dead Horse Point State Park are visible in the distance.

The paved highway ends at the Moab Salt Plant where potash, a mineral used as a fertilizer, is extracted by. Hite, R.J.,Geology of the Lisbon Valley potash deposits, San Juan County, Utah: U.S.

Geological Survey Open-File Report OF25 p.Potash in the San Juan project area, Utah and Colorado, in Mineral resources, San Juan County, Utah, and adjacent areas: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey Special Stud pt.

DOI. Saline Deposits: A Symposium based on Papers from the International Conference on Saline Deposits, Houston, Texas,   Railfanning the Potash Local in Utah's Canyon Country through a variety of desert landscapes to reach the Intrepid Potash plant at Potash, Utah.

While the area. Plumweseep is the dome at the southwestern end of the Anagance diapiric anticline; Penobsquis is the dome at the northeastern end; Picadilly is composed of the deposits on the SE limb of the diapiric anticline. Geologic map unit, Nearby scientific data:. Utah Frequently Requested MapsThe BLM manages nearly million acres of public lands in Utah, representing about 42 percent of the state.

Located mostly in western and southeastern Utah, these lands are varied, ranging from rolling uplands to sprawling desert lowlands. Utah’s public lands feature some of the most spectacular scenery in the world, from the snow-capped peaks.

Potash Deposits – Western Europe •Oldest deposits are the Hessen and Thüringen beds in southern Germany – contain 15 to 20% sylvite, kieserite, and carnallite (~10% K 2 O) – Beds are relatively flat‐lying, but also folding, with some barren zones, sudden thickness changes, etc.

File Size: 1MB. nuclear waste repository at the Gibson Dome in Southeast Utah. This document summarizes the review carried out by the Division of Oil, Gas and Mining (DOGM) as well as several University and private consultants. Material has been referenced accordingly and represents almost four years of DOGM's association with the project.

The Gibson Dorne area has some shortcomings as well Gibson Dome site that has been identified (see map on p. The UGMS is taking the responsibility to review the the oil and gas fields of southeast Utah is being assembled and it is intended that.

in sec. 21, T. 30 S., R. E, San Juan County, Utah, on the southeast plunging nose of Gibson Dome, a small salt anticline in the Paradox basin. The hole was drilled to a depth of m (6, ft) and was continuously cored below a depth of m ( ft) to yield a cored section of mAuthor: M.W.

Bodine, B.F. Rueger. History of Potash Production from the Salduro Salt Marsh (Bonneville Salt Flats), Tooele County By J. Wallace Gwynn The first 10 to 12 miles of Interstate 80 east of Wendover, Utah traverse the seemingly endless, flat, white, salt-covered expanse of the Bonneville Salt Flats, known in the early s as the Salduro Salt Marsh.

Deposit:: RITZMA, HOWARD R.,POTASH IN THE SAN JUAN PROJECT AREA, UTAH AND COLORADO: UTAH GEOL. AND MINERAL Commodities (Trace) - Magnesite, Potassium Development Status: Occurrence Host Rock Unit: Syrena Formation Structure: Lisbon Valley Anticline, Also Area Has Several Faults And Some Flowage, Paradox Basin.

Potash Area and to Revise the conducted for the extraction of potash' c. Those areas that are not presently Designated Potash Area as follows: deposits. being mined which are considered to contain a mineable reserve in one or I 3.

When the authorized officer more ore zone, i.e., those areas determines that unitization is necessary. Central Utah This area of southern Utah has a diversity of landscape like no other area in the state - red rock formations and canyons, pristine meadows, alpine forests, as well as lush green valleys.

That landscape makes Capitol Reef Country perfect for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, ATV tours, hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, or just a quiet picnic!a number of deposits can be infound in southwest Utah, includ-ing the Blawn Wash deposit, which is the largest known alunite deposit in the country.

Recently, ent,only Azerbaijan has mined and processed alunite—although primarily for alumina rather than potash. Potash Activity in Utah Due to high potash prices and Utah’s diverse potash resources.Situated within the mushroom-shaped Wathlingen salt dome; mines exploited the Riedel potash seam; Stassfurt potash zone has not been mined.

Figures: Figures/: Geologic map unit:Nearby scientific data: Find additional scientific data near this location.