ISBN-10:
0816609535
ISBN-13:
9780816609536
Pub. Date:
11/28/1982
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Minnesota's Geology / Edition 1

Minnesota's Geology / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780816609536
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 11/28/1982
Edition description: 1
Pages: 257
Sales rank: 397,306
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsviii
Prefaceix
Part I.Background
Chapter 1.The Briefing3
Chapter 2.Minnesota's Place in Geologic History15
Part II.Geologic History
Chapter 3.Early Precambrian Time (4,500 to 2,500 Million Years Ago)23
Chapter 4.Middle Precambrian Time (2,500 to 1,600 Million Years Ago)35
Chapter 5.Late Precambrian Time (1,600 to 600 Million Years Ago)47
Chapter 6.Post-Precambrian Time (600 to 2 Million Years Ago)63
Chapter 7.The Quaternary Period (2 Million Years Ago to the Present)97
Part III.Mineral Resources
Chapter 8.Metallic Minerals125
Chapter 9.Nonmetals, Fuels, and Water151
Part IV.Regional Geology
Chapter 10.Northeastern Minnesota161
Chapter 11.Northwestern Minnesota199
Chapter 12.Central Minnesota211
Chapter 13.Southwestern Minnesota223
Chapter 14.Southeastern Minnesota233
Bibliography247
Index253

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