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ECO 2

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

ECO 7

The ceramic potential of Alberta clays and shales

Many geographical areas and geological formations were missed when the ceramic suitability of materials was studied early this century. Geological formations that are useful for the production of structural clay products or pottery are Pleistocene ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  1982-01-01

ESN 1980-A

Potential industrial clays of Alberta : a preliminary assessment, Part II

From the same area, samples of Kaskapau Formation dry well, firing range is moderate to long, and the milk chocolate brown colour could be acceptable in "earth colour" pottery or structural clay products. A sample from the Bearpaw Formation in the ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  1980-01-01

ESN 1977-A

Stoneware and low duty refractory clays associated with the Athabasca Oil Sands

Open-pit mining of the Athabasca Oil Sands in the Fort McMurray area removes most of the overburden from basal McMurray Formation clays which have potential for use as stoneware and low heat duty refractories. Thorough evaluation of these basal ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  1977-01-01

ESN 1978-A

Potential industrial clays of Alberta : a preliminary assessment, Part I

Potential industrial clays of Alberta : a preliminary assessment, Part I Clays from the Luscar Formation show the most potential as they work well, extrude well, and dry well in addition to firing to an appealing dark chocolate colour at the end of ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  1978-01-01

MAP 238

Bedrock geology of the Elkwater Lake area, Alberta.

Bedrock geology of the Elkwater Lake area, Alberta. Bearpaw, Eastend, Whitemud, Battle, Frenchman, Ravenscrag, and Cypress Hills. Bedrock elevation contours are shown at 100m intervals. There are references but no notes on the map. Place ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  Edwards, W.A.D.  Price, M.C.  2005-10-17

OFR 1992-01

The Battle Formation in Central Alberta as a Source of Low Alkali Clay for Cement

The Battle Formation in Central Alberta as a Source of Low Alkali Clay for Cement The Battle Formation recently has been recognized as a potential source of the low alkali clay (<1.6 %) needed to produce low alkali cement. Exposures of the ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  1992-01-01

OFR 1994-02

Preliminary Study of the Economic Feasibility of Producing Crushed Stone from Fort Chipewyan Red Granite

Preliminary Study of the Economic Feasibility of Producing Crushed Stone from Fort Chipewyan Red Granite The failure to successfully quarry commercial size dimension stone blocks from the Fort Chipewyan Red Granite in 1988 resulted in abundant ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  1994-02-01

OFR 1987-01

Sand and Gravel Resources of the Peerless Lake (North Half of 84B) Map Area, Alberta

The aggregate material present in the north half of Peerless Lake (84B) map area was studied in 1986 to provide information on the distribution and characteristics of the resource. The study area is approximately 4500 km2 in size and was ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  Ray, C.M.  Sham, P.C.  1987-01-01

OFR 1986-05

Sand and Gravel Resources of the Peerless Lake (South Half of 84B) and Lesser Slave Lake (North Half of 83O) Map Areas, Alberta

The aggregate materials present in the south half of Peerless Lake (NTS 84B) and in the north half of Lesser Slave Lake (NTS 83O) map areas were studied in 1985 to provide information on the distribution and characteristics of the resource. The ... Show Abstract

Scafe, D.W.  Sham, P.C.  1986-01-01