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3 edition of Chromite-Bearing Sands of the Southern Part of the Coast of Oregon. found in the catalog.

Chromite-Bearing Sands of the Southern Part of the Coast of Oregon.

United States Geological Survey

Chromite-Bearing Sands of the Southern Part of the Coast of Oregon.

by United States Geological Survey

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


Edition Notes

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SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 945E
ContributionsGriggs, A.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21731041M

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Chromite-Bearing Sands of the Southern Part of the Coast of Oregon by United States Geological Survey Download PDF EPUB FB2

CHROMITE-BEARING SANDS OF THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE COAST OF OREGON By Allan B. Griggs ABSTRACT Chromiferous sands, commonly known as "black sands" because of their color, are found both in the present beaches and on raised marine terraces along the southern Oregon coast in Coos and Curry Counties.

Most of the deposits are on the lower ter­Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Griggs, Allan B.

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