Crude Silica Sands

Director, NML (1960) Crude Silica Sands. Foundry Moulding Sands of India, ( ). pp. 71-94.



The sand sample, collected from the bed of the river Ganga near Hardwar, was recieved through the Ordanance factory, Muradnagar. Deposits of this sand belong to the Pliocene and Miocene strata of the Upper Tertiary system. As recie-ved, the sand was light grey in colour and contained perceptible amounts of mica.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:transparent flakes; ferromagnesium minerals; muscovite
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Deposited On:19 Apr 2012 11:35
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