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Silica sands in the Fort McMurray area, Alberta

Mica is present in minor amounts but may not have to be removed.There should be few constraints in the exploitability of this otherwise wasted "byproduct". The little or no mining costs, easy access, and unlimited quantities should more than ... Show Abstract

McLaws, I.J.  1980-01-01


Alberta clays and shales : summary of ceramic properties

Ceramic test data for more than 200 deposits of clays and shales in Alberta resulted largely from early investigations of the Federal Department of Mines (1912-15, 1932) supplemented by more recent work of Alberta Research ... Show Abstract

Hamilton, W.N.  Babet, P.H.  1975-03-01

SPE 089

Gold, Platinum and Diamond Placer Deposits in Alluvial Gravels, Whitecourt, Alberta

Significant amounts of placer gold, platinum and rare diamonds have been found in gravel deposits on the northern outskirts of Whitecourt, Alberta. Quartz, almandine garnet, magnetite, ilmenite, hematite, gold, zircon and monazite were the main ... Show Abstract

Mudaliar, G.G.  Richards, J.P.  Eccles, D.R.  2007-05-01

SPE 052

Guide to Recent Publications on Inorganic Water-Rock Interactions Relevant to Deep-Well Wastewater Disposal in Carbonate-Evaporite Formations in the Athabasca Oil Sands Area, Alberta

Guide to Recent Publications on Inorganic Water-Rock Interactions Relevant to Deep-Well Wastewater Disposal in Carbonate-Evaporite Formations in the Athabasca Oil Sands Area, Alberta The rapid extension of in situ bitumen-recovery projects based on ... Show Abstract

Gordon, T.M.  Kokot, S.L.  Parks, K.  2002-05-01

SPE 092

Subsurface Characterization of the Edmonton-Area Acid-Gas Injection Operations

Acid gas dissolved in water in the Redwater oil field, and the resulting weak acidic solution ("sour" water) is injected into the depleted Leduc Formation Redwater reef trough 47 alternating wells. If only the natural setting is considered, ... Show Abstract

Bachu, S.  Buschkuehle, B.E.  Haug, K.  Michael, K.  2008-04-14

SPE 090

Subsurface Characterization of Acid-Gas Injection Operations in the Peace River Arch Area, 2007

In the cases of acid-gas injection into deep saline aquifers (Gordondale-Belloy, Mulligan, Pouce Coupe, Rycroft and Wembley), the extent and migration of the acid-gas plume will likely be limited by dissolution, dispersion, residual gas saturation ... Show Abstract

Michael, K.  Buschkuehle, B.E.  2008-03-01


Alberta Bentonites

Low yields, high grit content, or thick overburden reduce the desirability of other deposits.The paucity of glass shards and the mineralogy of the sand and silt fractions suggest rhyodacite as the composition of the parent volcanic ash for each ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  1975-01-01

SPE 014

Quaternary Geology and Dispersal Patterns, Winagami Region, Alberta

Surficial deposits are associated with ice advance and stagnation, deglaciation and post-glacial processes. [...]glaciolacustrine silt, clay and diamict blanket the majority of the region. Sediments of the glaciofluvial, aeolian, colluvial, ... Show Abstract

Balzer, S.A.  2000-04-01

SPE 061

Phases 1 to 4 Extech Study of the Early Proterozoic Athabasca Group, Northeastern Alberta

Fifty-five diamond drillholes (DDH) within the Alberta portion of the Athabasca Basin were reviewed.The Athabasca Group is subdivided into six formations within Alberta, which are, from base to top, the Fair Point, Manitou Falls, Lazenby Lake, ... Show Abstract

Ramaekers, P.  2003-12-01


Calcium and magnesium in Alberta brines

Approximately 850 subsurface brines from Alberta containing more than 20,000 mg/L calcium and more than 3,000 mg/L magnesium were studied to determine their commercial potential. Knowledge of the regional compositional gradients, hydraulic-head ... Show Abstract

Hitchon, B.  Holter, M.E.  1971-11-01