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Publication 149: Virginia's Coal Ages

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by S.O. Bird, 8.5 x 11-inch soft-cover book, 24 pages, 6 plates, 16 figures, 2 tables, 1997. Discussion of the origin, geologic settings and geographic distribution of coal in Virginia for Mesozoic-age basins of the Piedmont province (chiefly in the Richmond basin), Early Mississippian-age rocks of the Valley and Ridge province (Valley Coalfields) , and predominantly Pennsylvanian-age rocks of the Appalachian Plateaus province (Southwest Virginia Coalfield). The history of production is discussed and its relationship to population and geography.

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