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Reconnaissance of beryllium-bearing pegmatite deposits in six western states: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
Meeves-HC; Harrer-CM; Salsbury-MH; Konselman-AS; Shannon-SS Jr.
Denver, CO: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8298, 1966 Jan; :1-34
The Bureau of Mines, between 1956 and 1963, examined 18 major pegmatite districts in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming to evaluate their content of beryllium, a material in short domestic supply that has become increasingly important to modern industry. This examination report includes the salient statistics on the production of pegmatite minerals other than quartz and feldspar; and brief descriptions of 170 specific pegmatite deposits.
Mining-industry; Metals; Metal-mining
Denver, CO: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8298
CO; AZ; NM; SD; UT; WY
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