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Properties and uses of Nova Scotia clays and shales

Properties and uses of Nova Scotia clays and shales

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Published by Nova Scotia Dept. of Mines and Energy in Halifax .
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    Subjects:
  • Clay - Nova Scotia,
  • Shale - Nova Scotia

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    Pagination288 p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21983379M

    by Clarence J. Ehlers, Lymon C. Reese, and James N. Anagnos, describes the use of nuclear equipment for measuring the variations of moisture content at the drilled shaft test sites. Report No. , "Load Distribution for a Drilled Shaft in Clay Shale," by. "This shale could be used for pressed brick, and, if mixed with some burned clay, for firebrick, and it is also the kind used for mixing with short-fibre asbestos for making asbestic [The Clay and Shale Deposits of Nova Scotia and Portions of New Brunswick. Department .

    A claystone is a lithified and non-cleavable mudrock. In order for a rock to be considered a claystone, it must consist of at least fifty percent clay (phyllosilicates), whose particle measures less than 1/ of a millimeter in minerals are integral to mudrocks, and represent the first or second most abundant constituent by volume. There are 35 recognized clay mineral species on Earth. Groundwater moves very slowly through relatively impermeable materials such as clay and shale. and in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, rural domestic use. Prince Edward Island is almost totally dependent on groundwater for all its uses. taste, clarity and odour, and in terms of other properties which determine whether water is fit for.

    Halifax, officially known as the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova had a population of , in , with , in the urban area centred on Halifax Harbour. The regional municipality consists of four former municipalities that were amalgamated in Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and Halifax County. The Halifax Regional Municipality occupies an area of 5, km 2 (2, sq mi) which is approximately 10% of the total land area of Nova Scotia. The land area of HRM is comparable in size to the total land area of the province of Prince Edward Island, and measures approximately km ( mi) in length between its eastern and western-most extremities, excluding Sable Island.


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DNR › Geoscience & Mines Branch › Properties and Uses of Nova Scotia Clays and Shales. Lands and Forestry. Navigation. Navigation Department of Lands and Forestry Home Geoscience & Mines Branch. Maps, Reports & Data Properties and Uses of Nova Scotia Clays and Shales.

Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources Mineral Resources Branch. Nova Scotia Clays and Shales INVERNESS COUNTY Sample Number CP TOPOGRAPHICAL SHEET: 11K/O4 LOCATION: The shale occurs approximately 1 km north of the breakwater wharf at Port Hood (Fig.

45). UTM: E N GEOLOGICAL UNIT: Riversdale Group, Pennsylvanian age DESCRIPTION: lnterbedded red and grey shale. Highly fissile and thinly. Nova Scotia Clays and Shales HANTS COUNTY Sample Number CP TOPOGRAPHICAL SHEET: 11E/O3 LOCATION: On the property of Dr.

Ross Ainslie, approximately 4 km west of Shubenacadie, on the southern side of the road to Mill Village (Fig. 41). UTM: E N GEOLOGICAL UNIT: Pleistocene clay, Quaternary age. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker.

Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Full text of "The clay and shale deposits of Nova Scotia and portions of New Brunswick [microform]". Nova Scotia Clays and Shales RICHMOND COUNTY Sample Number CP TOPOGRAPHICAL SHEET: 11F/10 LOCATION: Scotts River, about 8 kIn north of St.

Peters. On the road to Roberta from French Cove there is a bridge which crosses the River. The exposure is about kIn south of the bridge, on Scotts River (Fig. 57). UTM: E N. In Nova Scotia, the two major deposits of oil shales are located in Antigonish and Pictou Counties.

The deposit in Antigonish is characterized by two significant oil shale zones which have been documented in the past by areal mapping and borehole drilling.

The configuration of the two zones offer potential for surface mining. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Clays Michel Dumont The author is with the Minerals and Metals Sector, Natural Resources Canada. Telephone: E-mail: @ HIGHLIGHTS • Clay is an abundant raw material with a wide variety of uses and properties that is mined in all provinces except Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, and Manitoba.

Carbonaceous limestones and shales are associated with coal in Late Carboniferous alluvial to coastal successions of Nova Scotia.

The units are thin (45 km. James G. Speight PhD, DSc, in Shale Oil Production Processes, Canada. Oil shale occurs throughout Canada and 19 oil shale deposits have been identified. However, the majority of the in-place oil shale resources remain poorly defined—the most explored deposits are those in the provinces of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (Ball and Macauley, ; Hyde, ; Kalkreuth and Macauley.

CLAY OR SHALE DEPOSIT—CERAMIC TEST SAMPLE LOCALITY Low grade—common "brick" clay Intermediate grade—stoneware or refractory clay Clay with no apparent value for ceramic use QUARRY edC N -B/S TCHO s Il 1 R IT O 81 An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. The clay and shale deposits of Nova Scotia and portions of New Brunswick [microform] Item Preview remove-circle. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ries, Heinrich, Clay and shale deposits of Nova Scotia and portions of New Brunswick.

Ottawa, Government Printing Bureau, Bituminous coals of the Sydney Basin (Nova Scotia, Canada) contain some 30 ppm of rare earth elements (REE) dispersed in illite clay and macerals or concentrated in fossil apatite and resistate minerals (monazite, florencite, xenotime, zircon).

For high-ash coals, the bulk of REE are derived from suspended river sediments. SPORTING CLAYS COURSE Among the Best Clays Resort in its Class. Closely replicating the true field conditions of an upland game or waterfowl shoot, sporting clays are a year-round activity enjoyed by both men and women, from beginner to the more experienced.

Guests are welcome to try clay and skeet shooting for the first time at Fox Harb’r. In Nova Scotia some clays at Shubenacadie are sufficiently heat resistant for medium-duty refractories, and clays from Musquodoboit have been used by foundries in the Atlantic provinces. The principal source of stoneware clay in Canada is the Whitemud Formation.

Common clays and shales are mined from open pits using modern, surface MINING equipment. Processing involves crushing, screening, blending and conditioning with water, extruding, firing and drying. Uses of Clay Environmental Sealants:Bentonite is used to establish low permeability liners in landfills, sewage lagoons, water retention ponds, golf course ponds, and hazardous waste sites.

Filtering: Clays are used to decolorize, filter, and purify animal, mineral, and vegetable oils and greases due to their high absorbing properties. 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 inhas had more than plants operating at various times in. In Canada, gypsum is produced for export in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. In France, gypsum is common in the marls and clays of the Paris Basin (hence the name plaster of paris), especially in Montmartre.

Crude gypsum is used as a fluxing agent, fertilizer, filler in paper and textiles, and retarder in portland cement. About three-fourths of. To search other Nova Scotia public libraries, except Halifax Public Libraries, start by performing a search in this catalogue.

From your search results, use the Narrow Search options on the left-hand side of the screen. To search all libraries (except Halifax Public Libraries). Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Clay -- Ontario.

Shale -- Ontario. Clay. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.The sample of shale was taken from Foordcoal seams inStellarton, Nova have a structure consisting of alternate layers of silica and tetrahedralalumina with a layer of exchangeable cations. The type of clay found in shale is a function of rock type and climate.

A 59 m-thick section of a freshwater oil shale interbedded with marlstone of Lower Carboniferous (Tournaisian) age from the Big Marsh area in Antigonish Basin, Nova Scotia, Canada, was examined using reflected light microscopy, Rock-Eval pyrolysis, X-ray diffractometry analysis, inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry for elemental analysis, and prompt γ for boron .