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For Sale : Used Missouri State Geology Publications

Missouri Department of Natural Resources :
Geological Survey and Resource Assessment Division
- Reports of Investigatrions - Volumes (2nd Series)
See Misc. section for orphans from other MDNR geology series.

University of Missouri :
School of Mines and Metallurgy - Bulletins - - - - Studies: quarterly of Research

Misc. Missouri geology publications.

General condition notes : (See each item for any individual notes on condition.)
Good to very good. Lightly used. Owner's stamps. Some bumped edges and corners.
Older spines may show wear/darkening/sunning. Covers / edge of page block may be slightly soiled.
Covers lightly rubbed. Softcover unless noted. Please ask if you need more information on any item.

A listing like "24 plates (3 in pocket)" means 24 total plates with 21 plates bound in text and 3 folded in pocket.
All publications are complete with all plates and maps unless specifically and clearly noted in RED.

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Missouri Geological Survey : Reports of Investigations
9x6" through #57 (unless otherwise noted), 11x8.5" after that. Illustrated. Softcover, unless noted.

Missouri Reports of Investigation 43. Lapilli Tuffs and Associated Pyroclastic Sediments in Upper Cambrian Strata Along Dent Branch, Washington County, Missouri, by Richard E. Wagner and Eva B. Kisvarsanyi, 86 p., 2 pls. in pocket, 27 figs., 1969. Discusses late Cambrian exposures along northwest flank of St. Francois Mountains. Origin and composition of lapilli tuffs described. (small spot on cover) $5

Missouri Reports of Investigation 58. Guidebook to the Geology and Ore Deposits of Selected Mines in the Viburnum Trend, Missouri, by Heyward M. Wharton et al., 60 p., 26 figs., 6 tbls., 1975. Viburnum Trend ore deposits in southeastern Missouri contain largest reserves of lead and zinc known in U.S. today, also minor but significant amounts of copper, silver and cadmium. Highly competitive exploration and development resulted in little detailed geologic information published. Symposium was held to present comprehensive review of new subdistrict. Guidebook was prepared for four mine tours offered with symposium papers. Very Good - $6

Missouri Reports of Investigation 68. Geology of Potential Coal Stripping Areas: Prairie Hill Area, Missouri, by David M. Work, Scott Sumner, and Charles Robertson, 57 p., 3 pl., 1982. Presents data on state’s most active coal-stripping areas. Concentrates on geologic and environmental geologic maps of area; accompanied by cross-sections. $9

Missouri Reports of Investigation 69. Geology of the Belton Quadrangle, by Richard J. Gentile, 110 p., 3 pl., 1984. Describes the Belton Ring-Fault Complex a circular, intensely folded and faulted structure about 3 miles in diameter about 20 miles south of Kansas City, Missouri. Soil and bedrock characteristics, land use, and mineral resources including oil and gas, water, stone, and coal are also evaluated. $14

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All publications are complete with all plates and maps unless specifically and clearly noted in RED.


Missouri Geological Survey : Volumes : Second series.
10x7" Very nicely illustrated. 1st edition, Beautiful green hard covers with gold lettering on spine, unless otherwise noted.
Lightly rubbed covers w/bumped spine ends. Most have Owner's plate or name or stamp on end paper.

Missouri Geology Volume 9. Geology of the disseminated lead deposits of St. Francois and Washington counties, by Ernest Robertson Buckley. Part 2 only : plates 40-121 (many in color), including a color geologic map of southeastern Missouri, 1908, 1st ed. Includes a list of the plates in the book. Very Good - $25

Missouri Geology Volume 30. Pyrite deposits of Missouri, by Olliver R. Grawe, 482 p., 17 pls., 8 figs., 37 tbls., 1945, 1st ed. Describes in detail location, history, geologic conditions, and production of 91 mines and prospects. Very Good hardback. $6


Univ. of Missouri : School of Mines and Metallurgy : Bulletins
These are Technical Series Bulletins, 9x6", Illus. The earliest do not have series numbers.

University of Missouri Bulletin 1921 : Problem of the St. Peter Sandstone. 227p., photos, plates, fold-out. (cover grubby with torn corner, rough spine and bumped corners, owner's plate, back cover has missing corner). $12

University of Missouri Bulletin 77 : 1951 : Paleocene radiolaria from southeastern Missouri. 41p., plates. $6

University of Missouri Bulletin 89 : 1955 : Monograph of fossil Holothurian sclerites. 204p., index, plates. $19

University of Missouri Studies : a Quarterly of Research (Studies Quarterly). 10.5x7.5", illus.

University of Missouri Studies Quarterly Vol. 8(2) : 1933 : Conodont Studies # 2 by E.B. Branson and M.G. Mehi. 90p. 8 plates. Contents include conodonts from Joachim, Plattin, and Maquoketa-Thebes (all Ordovician) of Missouri, and a study of Hinde's types of conodonts preserved in the British Museum. (Good : Spine has been taped, cover corner tip chipped). $14

Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Lower Mississippian of Missouri, Parts 1 and 2. This is a 2 volume set as described below. Good (Small owner’s name stamps, titles hand-written on spine, #3 has a chipped lower spine end and a mildly rough back cover) $58

Contents of : Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Lower Mississippian of Missouri, Parts 1 and 2.
University of Missouri Studies Quarterly Vol. 13(3) : 1938 : Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Lower Mississippian of Missouri, Part I. By E. B. Branson. 208p., 9 figures, 20 plates.
University of Missouri Studies Quarterly Vol. 13(4) : 1938 : Stratigraphy and paleontology of the Lower Mississippian of Missouri, Part II. By E. B. Branson, M. G. Mehl, A. K. Miller, Raymond Peck, I. A. Keyte, W. M Furnish. 242p., 7 figures, 28 plates.

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Missouri Geology Materials : Misc.~9x6" unless otherwise noted, many are offprints.

Geotimes Vol. 10(3) : October 1965 : This is a complete issue of Geotimes containing the following and more : Kansas City - its geologic setting, GSA meetings 1954-1964. 11x8.5", illus., 46p. $5

Geotimes Vol. 10(8) : April 1966 : This is a complete issue of Geotimes containing the following and more : St. Louis - its geologic aspect, Institute on Lake Superior geology. 11x8.5", illus., 46p. $3

Guidebook : 16th regional field Conference : West-Central and southwestern Missouri. 1952 Kansas Geological Society. 11x8.5", comb-bound, 91p., illus. Road logs (Sedalia to Springfield to Cassville) plus related articles, including several on various faunal zones. (Good : minor notes, light soil) $15

Next New Madrid Earthquake, by William Atkinson, 1989. 210 p., 8.5x5.5”, softcover, 5 maps, 3 charts, 7 tables. (Excellent condition) $10

Relation of sedimentation to accelerated erosion in the Missouri River basin. 1951. USDA Soil conservation service SCS-TP-102.. 10.5x8" 20p. of text plus un-numbered pages with tables, figs, maps, fold-outs. (cover rubbed) $4

Shaded Topographic Map of Missouri. Scale 1:500,000. 1952 United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the State of Missouri Geological Survey and Water Resources. This is one large sheet in color with topographic contours and shading to further indicate topography and features like rivers. Lovely! Suitable for framing if you have a space bigger than 48” x 56”. (Generally clean, flexible and nice. Has mild wear and mild darkening along some parts of seams, not much. Does have a couple old seams no longer in use). $22

Soil and water research on a claypan soil : a compilation of results of research conducted at Midwest clay-pan Experiment Farm, McCredie, Missouri : 1937-1962. 1968. USDA : Technical Bulletin 1379. 9x6" 111p., Illus. (cover lightly rubbed). $8

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