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Identifier: cu31924056504883
Title: Report of progress 1874-1889, A-Z ..
Year: 1875 (1870s)
Authors: Pennsylvania. Geological Survey (2d, 1874-1890)
Subjects: Geology Coal
Publisher: Harrisburg, Pub. by the Board of Commissioners for the Second Geological Survey
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN


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xisting further down. Mining and washing will here be cheap, and the railwayruns along the hillside at a distance of 200 yards, and at anelevation of 35 feet, (Fig. 14.) Further on, the surface show is slight, or wholly want-ing,t until we reach the next excavation. No. 8. Waiie Banks, shown in Local Map, fig. 15, con- t A shallow pit J mile from Hannah Bank yielded some ore. The WaiteBank is 400 yards northeaist of this shaft. 19. wakrions mark. T=. 403 sist of two pits, 100 X 20 X 7, and 90 x 20 x 7 = 26,000cubic yards, in size, more tlian twenty feet depth of good-looking wash ore being seen in tlie sides and much lump-ore having been won by still deeper shafts in the interveningground. The entire ore prism must therefore exceed150,000 cubic yards. The railroad is a mile distant. No. 9. Branstetters, or the McOlatTiery hank, is situ-ated about 1200 yards beyond (N. E. of) the Waite banks,and the interval shows little on the surface ; yielded only Figs. 15, 16. Figs. 18, 19. Crtnonk

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t.f.leU^ some lean ore to one or two trial pits. This batik, (see Lo-cal Map, Fig. 18,) is only 30x20x10=6000 cubic yards large.It is said to have been worked to a depth of 40 or 50 feet,but is now fallen in and full of water, and no one seems toknow much about it. Overlying limestones crop out 150yards south-east of it, dipping 27° S. 43° E.Furthei* on is the old Disputed bank, on the high divide, 404 T. 3ZEP0ET OF PROGRESS. J. P. LESLEY. between Warrior and Half Moon waters. Here are severalsmall shallow open cuts and shafts in surface ore, but nodeep raining has ever been attempted. The ore seems todip south, and is sandy. The crop traced westward be-comes good and plenty on Jos. Branstetters farm, who hasnever made judicious trials of the deposit, and through thehollow leading to Pattons (Waites) and the Lloyd bankabove mentioned. For Lovetmon banks, (Nos. 10, &c.,) in Centre county,see Report T. Dry Hollow Range. No. W. Pond bank No. ^ is a small excavation 35x10x5=1750 cub


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bookid:cu31924056504883 bookyear:1875 bookdecade:1870 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Pennsylvania__Geological_Survey__2d__1874_1890_ booksubject:Geology booksubject:Coal bookpublisher:Harrisburg__Pub__by_the_Board_of_Commissioners_for_the_Second_Geological_Survey bookcontributor:Cornell_University_Library booksponsor:MSN bookleafnumber:446 bookcollection:cornell bookcollection:americana

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