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Geology and gypsum resources of the Carter area, Oklahoma

George L. Scott

Geology and gypsum resources of the Carter area, Oklahoma

by George L. Scott

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Published by Oklahoma Geological Survey in Norman, OK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Oklahoma -- Beckham County.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic.,
  • Gypsum -- Oklahoma -- Beckham County.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George L. Scott and William E. Ham.
    SeriesCircular (Oklahoma Geological Survey) -- 42
    ContributionsHam, William E. 1916-, Oklahoma Geological Survey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE"153"A3"no.42
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20620170M

    The largest land region in Oklahoma run from the Kansas border (north) and go south through the center of the state. The east has some forested areas and the west area is covered with grass. Gypsum Hills. The Gypsum Hills shine in the sun because of the gypsum content and because of this are sometimes called the Glass Hills. Regional Geologist, Phillips Petroleum Company. The writer wishes to express his appreciation to A. J. Montgomery for his criticism of the original geological manuscript written in , also the Phillips Petroleum Company for use of materials and information in their files and to the various other individuals giving information and criticism to this paper.

    Oklahoma Maps: State, County, and Local Resources Due to google maps limitations, the maps are not available at this resolution. Oklahoma Maps provides access to search a variety of services and entities throughout the state of Oklahoma. Comments: Named as middle member (of 3) of Caney shale; named from Delaware Creek which flows eastward in the Bromide-Wapanucka area. Type are designated in the northeast part of T2S, R7E, about 3 1/2 mi southwest of Bromide; type locality measured in NE1/4 T2S, R7E, Johnston Co, OK, S. Oklahoma folded beld province.

    The geology of Montana includes thick sequences of Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic sedimentary rocks overlying ancient Archean and Proterozoic crystalline basement rock. Eastern Montana has considerable oil and gas resources, while the uplifted Rocky Mountains in the west, which resulted from the Laramide orogeny and other tectonic events have locations with metal ore. The geology of Oklahoma is important to our economy. Oklahoma is a leading producer of natural A list of museums and college/university exhibits is shown in the resources section of your book. 3. Plan a trip to visit sites where distinct fossils, minerals or rocks can be found. Carter County, Oklahoma. 5. 6.


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Geology and gypsum resources of the Carter area, Oklahoma by George L. Scott Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Geology and gypsum resources of the Carter area, Oklahoma. [George L Scott; William E Ham]. General Information. Title: Geology and gypsum resources of the Carter area, Oklahoma Author(s): Scott, G.L., Jr., and Ham, W.E.

Publishing Organization: Oklahoma Geological Survey Series and Number: Circular 42 [64 p.] Publication Date: Cross Section: None North Latitude: 35° 12' 13" N () South Latitude: 35° 1' 53" N () East Longitude: 99° 12' 39" W ().Geology and gypsum resources of the Carter area.

Duncan sandstone of El Reno group. Described in Carter area [Beckham County], Oklahoma, where it is base of El Reno group. Underlies Flowerpot [Flower-pot] shale; overlies Hennessey shale. Thickness about 40 feet. Maximum thickness about feet to southeast in Stephens County.

Age is Middle Permian (Guadalupe). Note on type. Gypsum is an evaporite mineral most commonly found in layered sedimentary deposits in association with halite, anhydrite, sulfur, calcite, and dolomite.

Gypsum (CaSO 4. 2H 2 O) is very similar to Anhydrite (CaSO 4). The chemical difference is that gypsum contains two waters and anhydrite is without water. Gypsum is the most common sulfate mineral.

Book/Printed Material Geology and gypsum resources of the Carter area, Contributor: Scott, George L. The Carter-Knox oil field, located in the southeastern end of the Anadarko basin in southeastern Grady and northeastern Stephens Counties, Oklahoma, covers an area of approximately 7 square miles, ½–¾ mile wide and 10 miles long.

The structure is a very steeply dipping, faulted anticline, which was first mapped on the surface in The Healdton field, in western Carter County, Oklahoma, is largely confined to the northeast half of T4S, R3W, but extends into adjacent townships. together they provide a more comprehensive and valuable treatment of the geology of the Yucatan shelf-Caribbean area.

The subjects discussed in the two sections include Quaternary and recent. OKLAHOMA CITY- Mostly red-brown silty clay shale with stringers of gypsum (satin spar and selenite); grades southward into "Chickasha Formation".

Thickness, 20 to 40 feet. (El Reno Group) LAWTON- "Flowerpot Shale," Pf, reddish-brown and greenish-gray shale, interbedded with greenish-gray siltstone; thickness, about to feet (53 to 59 m).

Geology and gypsum resources of the Carter area, Oklahoma, by George L. Scott, Jr., and William E. Ham. September 64 pages, 5 figures, 8 plates (including geologic map). Circular Two measured sections of Jackfork group in southeastern Oklahoma, by L.

Cline and Frank Moretti. October 20 pages. Circular 40 Plate I. Goulcl, on the " Geology and Water Resources of Oklahoma," and recommend its publication in the series of water-supply papers.

The paper was prepared under the direction of Mr. IS". In Carter area [Beckham County, Oklahoma], redefined to include all strata, characterized by thick gypsum beds, that lie between Flowerpot [Flower-pot] shale below and Dog Creek shale above.

Comprises (ascending) Haystack gypsum, Cedartop gypsum, Collingsworth gypsum, Mangum dolomite, and Van Vacter gypsum (new) members. The Carter-Knox oil field, located in the southeastern end of the Anadarko basin in southeastern Grady County and northeastern Stephens County, Oklahoma, covers an area of approximately square miles, miles wide and 11 miles long.

The structure is a very steeply dipping, faulted anticline, which was first mapped on the surface in Consists of feet of white gypsum at its type section, in SE/4 SE/4 sec. 35, T. 8 N., R. 21 W., Beckham County (Anadarko basin).

Ranges between to feet thick. Sections measured in Harmon and Jackson Counties (Palo Duro basin) and in Greer County (S. Oklahoma folded belt province). Thickens from east to northwest. Age is Permian.

Compiled by Kenneth S. Johnson, Oklahoma Geological Survey Figure 2. Major geologic provinces of Oklahoma (generalized from page 1, Fig. Figure 3. Generalized contours showing elevation (in thousands of feet below sea level) of the eroded top of Precambrian and Cam-brian basement rocks in Oklahoma and parts of adjacent states.

Figure 4. Oklahoma Geological Survey, Bulletin Geology of the Southern Ouachita Mountains of Oklahoma, Part II: Geography and Economic Geology By: Honess, C.W. Price: $ The Southwest Lone Grove field, located about 14 miles southwest of Ardmore, was discovered in The field is located on the Wichita Mountains-Criner Hills anticlinorium, and is an example of a field whose existence is in part due to a normal fault which furnished one of the necessary components of.

PDF | On Jan 1,Kenneth S. Johnson published Geology and industrial-mineral resources of Oklahoma | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. 17 (fig. 3), 19 (fig. 4),pl. Dog Creek shale of El Reno group. As classified in this report [Carter area, Beckham County, Oklahoma], Dog Creek overlies Van Vacter gypsum member (new) of Blaine formation and underlies Marlow formation of Whitehorse group.

Thickness 80 feet. Age is Early Permian (Leonard). Large caves are developed in gypsum beds ft thick at several places, and a major gypsum/dolomite karst aquifer provides irrigation water to a large region in southwestern Oklahoma.

Oklahoma geologic map data A GIS database of geologic units and structural features in Oklahoma, with lithology, age, data structure, and format written and arranged just like the other states. View. Oklahoma is a region of complex and fascinating geology with a multitude of natural resources that originated from geologic processes acting over millions of years of Earth history (see Table 1).Geology and gypsum resources of the Carter area, Oklahoma, by George L.

Scott, Jr., and William E. Ham. 64 pages, 5 figures, 2 tables, 8 plates (in- cluding color geologic map). Enter one of the largest natural gypsum caves in the world at Alabaster Caverns State Park. This rare cave is open to the public, and the only gypsum show cave in the United States.

Daily guided tours of Alabaster Cavern leave promptly on the hour from 9am-4pm. For safety reasons, a maximum of 40 visitors are allowed on each tour.