Tishomingo County Geology and Mineral Resources

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Publication Year: 

1988

Abstract: 

A wealth of naturally occurring resources, in the form of limestone for riprap, gravel, agricultural lime, and cement, as well as esthetically pleasing, very well cemented sandstones for building purposes, are available in the Paleozoic rock sequence of Tishomingo County. Tripoli and kaolinitic clays are preserved locally in the county. The Upper Cretaceous Coastal Plain strata contain a wealth of chert gravel and sand, suitable for all types of aggregate and other construction needs.

Document Type: 

  • Report

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  • critical issues, database publication, mineral resources, industrial minerals, mississippi