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Contents

Abstract

Introduction

Geology

Pliocene deposits

Pleistocene deposits

Petrography

General

Calvert ash bed

Reager ash bed

Unnamed Ogallala ash bed

Pearlette ash bed

Uses of Volcanic Ash--Present and Potential

Abrasives

Ceramics

Ceramic glazes

Ceramic bodies

Glass and vitreous enamels

Lightweight aggregate and cellular blocks

Concrete

Miscellaneous uses

Volcanic Ash Resources by Counties

Chautauqua County

Clark County

Comanche County

Decatur County

Dickinson County

Ellis County

Ellsworth County

Gove County

Graham County

Grant County

Gray County

Hamilton County

Harper County

Jewell County

Kingman County

Kiowa County

Lincoln County

Logan County

Lyon County

Marshall County

McPherson County

Meade County

Nemaha County

Ness County

Norton County

Ottawa County

Phillips County

Pratt County

Rawlins County

Reno County

Rooks County

Russell County

Seward County

Sheridan County

Smith County

Stafford County

Trego County

Wallace County

Washington County

References

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Kansas Geological Survey, Kansas Volcanic Ash Resources
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Web version Jan. 2005. Original publication date Feb. 15, 1952.
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