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OFR 2010-01

Building Stone in Alberta

The report focuses on the geological aspects of the rocks, as this helps determine how suitable the rocks are as building stone. The following characteristics determine the suitability of stone for building purposes: strength, durability, ... Show Abstract

Crocq, C.S.  2010-02-05

OFR 1995-01

Resource Estimates of Industrial Minerals in Alberta Formation Waters

Of these, calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg), potassium (K), lithium (Li), iodine (I) and bromine (Br) are found in places at concentrations above the corresponding regional and detailed exploration limits. Depending on resource amount and ability to ... Show Abstract

Bachu, S.  Yuan, L.P.  Brulotte, M.  1995-01-31

OFR 2008-06

Geological Evaluation of Garnet-Rich Beaches in East-Central Alberta with Emphasis on Industrial Mineral and Diamondiferous Kimberlite Potential

The unique occurrence of garnet-rich beach sands in east-central Alberta has generated interest for its industrial mineral potential, for its possible association with an undiscovered cluster of diamondiferous kimberlite, and as a curiosity ... Show Abstract

Eccles, D.R.  2008-12-01

OFR 1993-05

Dimension Stone, Gypsum, Phosphate, Silica; Alberta Mineral Commodity Profiles (reprint volume)

Dimension Stone, Gypsum, Phosphate, Silica; Alberta Mineral Commodity Profiles (reprint volume) Alberta Mineral Commodity Profiles is a series of resource analysis synopses on non-hydrocarbon mineral commodities found in Alberta. Each profile ... Show Abstract

Godfrey, J.D.  Hamilton, W.N.  MacDonald, D.E.  1993-05-01

OFR 1993-15

Industrial Mineral Potential of Alberta Formation Waters

An electronic data base of nearly 130,000 analyses of formation waters from Alberta and adjacent areas was searched for elements of potential economic interest. For regional exploration, the elements and threshold values were: Using a variety of ... Show Abstract

Hitchon, B.  Underschultz, J.R.  Bachu, S.  1993-06-01

OFR 1986-13

Metallic and Industrial Minerals of Alberta: Mineral Commodity Profile

Metallic and Industrial Minerals of Alberta: Mineral Commodity Profile The Metallic and Industrial Minerals of Alberta - Mineral Commodity Profiles is a series of resource analyses statements on the nonfuel mineral commodities of Alberta. Each ... Show Abstract

Edwards, W.A.D.  Hamilton, W.N.  Godfrey, J.D.  MacDonald, D.E.  Wilson, J.A.  1986-07-01

OFR 1984-35

Red Earth Area Aggregate Search

At the request of Alberta Forest service (Superintendent, Slave Lake Forest) via Public Lands (B. Hudson) the Aggregate Inventory, Alberta Research Council (Fox and Richardson) conducted field work during the days of October 31st and November 1st, ... Show Abstract

Fox, J.C.  Richardson, R.J.H.  1984-11-01

OFR 1974-42

Preliminary Report on the Gravel Resources of the Red Deer Area - Explanatory Notes

The major parts of the counties of Red Deer and Lacombe fall within the study region.The bedrock underlying the entire area belongs to the non-marine Tertiary and Upper Cretaceous Paskapoo Formation which is comprised of grey to greenish grey, ... Show Abstract

Holter, M.E.  1974-01-01

OFR 1976-15

Sand and gravel resources of the Battle River Region

Sand and gravel resources of the Battle River Region The area covers over 6000 square miles in south-central Alberta between latitudes 52° 20’ N and 53° 18’ N, longitudes 111° 7’ W and 114° 6’ W. It includes all or parts of townships 39 to ... Show Abstract

Shetsen, I.  1976-08-01

OFR 1975-25

Sand & Gravel and Peat Moss Development Possibilities for Northern Albertans

Sand & Gravel and Peat Moss Development Possibilities for Northern Albertans Both also have broadly similar problems and procedures in development.Our approach for dealing with these subjects is for me to first give a brief and general overview of ... Show Abstract

Hamilton, W.N.  1975-11-26