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Summary for Field Activity Number 1985-017-FA

Area of Operations: Atlantic Continental Shelf, South Atlantic Bight EEZ, Middle Atlantic Bight EEZ, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, United States, North America, North Atlantic

Dates: June 03, 1985 to June 28, 1985

Objectives: Delineation of placer heavy minerals in a number of study areas. Follow-up sampling of areas previously sampled.

Type of Activity: Sampling
Seismic profiling

Information to be derived: Morphology

Summary: A total of 60 vibracores and 72 grab samples were acquired. The majority of the grab samples were processed at sea using the three-turn spiral to concentrate the heavy minerals. Selected grab samples were examined microscopically to determine the major constituents of the heavy-mineral assemblages present.

USGS Project Number: EEZ

Contact: Ed Escowitz ()

InfoBank: uses the identifier P-1-85-MC. Visit this site for more information.

Map for Area of Operations :

Map of field activity boundary.

Platform Info:
photo of POWELL, JW

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