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Magnetometer examination of the Monte Cristo magnetite-ilmenite deposits

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Dreyer, Robert Marx and Dawson, Charles Alexander (1937) Magnetometer examination of the Monte Cristo magnetite-ilmenite deposits. Master's thesis, California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:01062012-110339170

Abstract

Situated in the San Gabriel Mountains of Southern California is a large body of anorthosite which is associated a number of bodies of ilmenitic magnetite. During the summer of 1937, the E. I. duPont de Nemours Corporation obtained options on a group of properties thought to contain several such deposits. In connection with the exploration of the aforementioned deposits, the authors were employed as geophysicists to conduct a magnetic examination of the area. The data contained in this report was collected between August 9 and September 4, 1937. Mr. Dawson is, at the present time, continuing the magnetometer investigation and, in the light of the facts to be presented in the following pages, his work is being watched with considerable interest.

Item Type:Thesis (Master's thesis)
Subject Keywords:Monte Cristo ; magnetite-ilmenite ; geology
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Geological and Planetary Sciences
Major Option:Geology
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
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Defense Date:October 1937
Additional Information:October 1937. The final version of this document, described as a minor thesis, is bound in with Dreyer's 1939 PhD thesis, "The Geochemistry of Quicksilver Mineralization".
Record Number:CaltechTHESIS:01062012-110339170
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechTHESIS:01062012-110339170
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ID Code:6763
Collection:CaltechTHESIS
Deposited By: Kathy Johnson
Deposited On:23 Feb 2012 18:54
Last Modified:21 Dec 2017 18:34

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