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REP 01

First Annual Report on the Mineral Resources of Alberta

First Annual Report on the Mineral Resources of Alberta Much has yet to be done, and considerable field investigation must be carried out before the extent of the mineral resources of the Province of Alberta can be determined.The details given in ... Show Abstract

Allan, J.A.  1920-02-17

SPE 102

Limestone and Dolomite Prospects for Industrial Use in the Alberta Foothills and Front Ranges

Limestone and Dolomite Prospects for Industrial Use in the Alberta Foothills and Front Ranges The specific purpose of this report was to provide geoscience information on limestone and dolomite prospects to help guide land use planning ... Show Abstract

Krueger, K.  Kluczny, P.  Dahrouge, J.R.  2016-07-20

SPE 107

Hydrocarbon Analysis by Thermal Desorption Gas Chromatography on Selected Alberta Strata (Viking, Westgate, Cardium, Wilrich, Exshaw)

Hydrocarbon Analysis by Thermal Desorption Gas Chromatography on Selected Alberta Strata (Viking, Westgate, Cardium, Wilrich, Exshaw) Six core samples, from five well locations in Alberta, were sent to Trican Geological Solutions Ltd. for thermal ... Show Abstract

Pawlowicz, J.G.  Anderson, S.D.A.  Rokosh, C.D.  2017-09-28

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

MEM 01

Geology of the McMurray Formation. Part III, General geology of the McMurray area

In this area, the Mesozoic strata which outcrop in the Athabasca River Valley hold the world�s greatest known reserve of oil and the underlying Paleozoic strata contain notable deposits of halite and gypsum at moderate depth. A description of ... Show Abstract

Carrigy, M.A.  1959-01-01

MAP 600

Bedrock Geology of Alberta

The geology of the Rocky Mountains and the Rocky Mountain Foothills is also the product of compilation with rare instances of new geological interpretation (e.g., the interpretation of bedrock geology beneath drift-filled valleys). The Cretaceous ... Show Abstract

Prior, G.J.  Hathway, B.  Glombick, P.M.  Pana, D.I.  Banks, C.J.  Hay, D.C.  Schneider, C.L.  Grobe, M.  Elgr, R.  Weiss, J.A.  2013-06-17

SPE 100

Petrographic Analysis of 21 Shale and Siltstone Outcrop Samples from Alberta

In 2007, the Alberta Geological Survey (AGS) initiated a project to determine the quantity and spatial extent of shale gas resources in Alberta. [...]this project has expanded to include shale- and siltstone-hosted hydrocarbons (oil, gas, and ... Show Abstract

Rokosh, C.D.  Anderson, S.D.A.  Pawlowicz, J.G.  2016-09-20

SPE 096

Sphalerite and kimberlite indicator minerals in till from the Zama Lake region, northwest Alberta (NTS 84L and 84M)

Canadian Shield rocks, Paleozoic carbonates and quartzite from the Athabasca Basin and the Cordillera. Kimberlite indicator minerals (KIMs) including Cr-pyrope, Cr-diopside and chromite are present in trace amounts (1 to 2 grains in nine ... Show Abstract

Plouffe, A.  Paulen, R.C.  Smith, R.  Kjarsgaard, I.M.  2008-01-08

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


Alberta clays and shales : summary of ceramic properties

Abstract: 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 (1951-present). These data indicate the bulk of the province's clays and shales to be of the low-grade, low alumina variety suitable for low-value structural ware at best. Intermediate grades such as stoneware clay and fireclay are indicated in a few deposits. High-grade days such as kaolin and ball clay are unknown.The clays and shales are found in a variety of geologic types of deposits in the Cretaceous and Tertiary bedrock strata of the Plains and in the thick Mesozoic strata of the Rocky Mountains and Foothills, and as well, in the surficial deposits covering extensive portions of the province. Generally, the better grades and best quality of clays are found in the nonmarine bedrock deposits. Low-grade "brick" clays of fair to good quality are present in some surficial deposits. The marine shales mostly have little potential for ceramic use.Alberta's ceramics (clay products) industry, since its beginning in 1893, has had more than 150 plants operating at various times in numerous localities across the province. Few of these survived; those that did evolved into modern and efficient plants, and the industry now is consolidated in two main areas of the province, Medicine Hat-Redcliff and Edmonton. Production in 1973 was valued at $4.6 million. Place Keywords 72e 72l 72m 73d 73e 73l 73m 74d 74e 74l 74m 82g 82h 82i 82j 82n 82o 82p 83a 83b 83c 83d 83e 83f 83g 83h 83i 83j 83k 83l 83m 83n 83o 83p 84a 84b 84c 84d 84e 84f 84g 84h 84i 84j 84k 84l 84m 84n 84o 84p alberta alberta foothills alberta plains canada rocky m Theme Keywords ceramic clay cretaceous geology shales tertiary

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