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Memorandum: Field Trip, Kaolin Deposit on Chestnut Ridge, Cocke County, Tennessee

Dates

Dataset Reference Date
2015-07-01
Info Date
1940-11-26

Summary

Memorandum from B. Gildersleeve to H.S. Rankin summarizing a visit to a kaolin prospect near Del Rio, Cocke County, Tennessee; the kaolin occurs in weathered sandstone (Unicoi Formation?); white in color with brown and purple iron stains, soft to very hard, and contains a considerable amount of quartz grains, 2 pp. and location map.

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This material is available for free in digital format (PDF; Portable Document File) by contacting the Tennessee Geological Survey, Knoxville Field Office at 865-594-6200. There is no online reference.

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NGGDPP
Reference Item
Tennessee Geological Survey Mineral Resources Collection
Reference File
Tennessee_P1328_Mineral_Resources_Collection_100.csv

Additional Information

Alternate Titles

  • Clay-Tennessee-Memorandum

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Type Scheme Key
title Parent-4f4e4aaae4b07f02db66937a Memorandum: Field Trip, Kaolin Deposit on Chestnut Ridge, Cocke County, Tennessee

NGGDPP Item Extension

alternateGeometryGeographic Coordinates; North American Datum 1983; Quadrangle Bounding Box Centroid Coordinates; Cocke County

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