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Limestone resources of Alberta

Seven areas in Alberta, close to transportation facilities, were studied to determine quality and reserves of high-calcium limestone.Three formational units in the foothills and mountain regions are of importance. Formerly a cement plant operated ... Show Abstract

Holter, M.E.  1976-01-01


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

ESR 1958-02

Industrial Minerals of Alberta

Industrial minerals form an integral part of an expanding industrial economy, and an adequate and accessible supply is essential for the full development of any region. Because of comparatively low value per unit weight or volume, evaluation of ... Show Abstract

Govett, G.J.S.  Byrne, P.J.S.  1958-01-01

OFR 1994-15

A Review of Alberta Limestone Production, Marketing, Distribution and Future Development Possibilities

Review the industry as it now stands by evaluating the currently producing sites in terms of geological, quality, and reserve parameters of the quarries; plant operations; types and quantities of products manufactured; and distribution and marketing ... Show Abstract

Holter, M.E  1994-02-01

OFR 1991-16

Study of Alberta Limestones for Potential Use as Paper Filler

Study of Alberta Limestones for Potential Use as Paper Filler Establishment of a fine-paper mill in Alberta requires a source of white mineral filler. The province lacks economic deposits of kaolin, the most common filler used, but has extensive ... Show Abstract

Hamilton, W.N.  1986-04-01

OFR 1990-11

An Evaluation of Alberta Limestones for Use as Paper Filler Materials

Limestone is found in Alberta along the entire length of the Foothills and Front Ranges trend of the western side of the province as well as within northeastern Alberta in the Fort McMurray area. None of the limestones tested from seven of the nine ... Show Abstract

Holter, M.E  1990-01-01

OFR 1989-14

Field Evaluation of Prospective Filler-Grade Limestones in Alberta

Field Evaluation of Prospective Filler-Grade Limestones in Alberta The Government of Alberta is encouraging the establishment of a fine-paper mill in the province, and one of the principal raw material requirements is a white mineral filler. The ... Show Abstract

Hamilton, W.N.  1987-05-01

OFR 1983-15

Index of Mineral Commodity Reports for Alberta

Index of Mineral Commodity Reports for Alberta GEODIAL is continually being updated and this report will be recompiled as warranted.Commodities covered in this report are: Absorbents, Alum, Alumina, Barite, Bentonite, Clay and Shale, Coal, Copper, ... Show Abstract

MacGillivray, J.R.  1983-01-01

OFR 1985-06


Limestone/Dolostone The report outlines carbonate uses, locations of current producing quarries and production. 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 ... Show Abstract

Godfrey, J.D.  1985-01-01

OFR 1982-11

Limestone Resources of the Grande Cache Area, Alberta

In this connection, the Alberta Research Council was commissioned by Alberta Agriculture to study the limestone resources of the Grande Cache area adjacent to the Alberta Resources Railway and to evaluate their potential for development as ... Show Abstract

Macdonald, D.E.  Hamilton, W.N.  1979-12-01