USGS OF 66-131

Publication Details

  • Title:

    Oil yield and chemical composition of shale from northern Alaska
  • Authors:

    Tourtelot, H.A., and Tailleur, I.L.
  • Publication Date:

    1966
  • Publisher:

    U.S. Geological Survey
  • Ordering Info:

    USGS Publications Warehouse
  • Quadrangle(s):

    Ambler River, Arctic, Baird Mountains, Barrow, Barter Island, Beechey Point, Chandalar, Chandler Lake, Christian, Coleen, De Long Mountains, Demarcation Point, Flaxman Island, Harrison Bay, Howard Pass, Ikpikpuk River, Killik River, Lookout Ridge, Meade River, Misheguk Mountain, Mount Michelson, Noatak, Philip Smith Mountains, Point Hope, Point Lay, Sagavanirktok, Survey Pass, Table Mountain, Teshekpuk, Umiat, Utukok River, Wainwright, Wiseman
  • Keyword(s):

    Energy; Petroleum

Bibliographic Reference

Tourtelot, H.A., and Tailleur, I.L., 1966, Oil yield and chemical composition of shale from northern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 66-131, 17 p., 6 sheets, scale 1:1,000,000.

Publication Products

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  • Maps & Other Oversized SheetsMaps & Other Oversized Sheets

    • Table 1 Location and description of samples of oil shale from central Brooks Range, northern Alaska (428.0 K)
    • Table 2 Fischer assays and relates data on organic matter for 11 samples of oil shale from central Brooks Range, northern Alaska and samples of the Green River and Chattannoga shale (103.0 K)
    • Table 3 Chemical composition of 12 samples of oil shale from central Brooks Range, northern Alaska, and samples of the Green River, Chattanooga, and Pierre Bearpaw shales for comparison (144.0 K)
    • Table 4 Location and description of samples of oil shale from western Brooks Range, northern Alaska (169.0 K)
    • Table 5 Fischer assays and semiquantitative spectrographic analyses of samples of oil shale from western Brooks Range, northern Alaska (97.0 K)
    • Figure 1 Locations of oil shale samples in northern Alaska, scale 1:1,000,000 (6.3 M)

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