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Bulletin No. 19. Contributions to the Geology of the Mesabi Range with Special Reference to the Magnetites of the Iron-bearing Formation West of Mesaba
Gruner, John W. (Minnesota Geological Survey, 1924)
 

Title 
Bulletin No. 19. Contributions to the Geology of the Mesabi Range with Special Reference to the Magnetites of the Iron-bearing Formation West of Mesaba

Author(s)

Issue Date
1924

Publisher
Minnesota Geological Survey

Type
Map, Report

Abstract
This paper treats the geology of that portion of the Mesabi Range that lies west of the town of Mesaba. The Mesabi Range east of Mesaba was recently surveyed by Grout and Broderick, and the Gunflint Range by Broderick. The subjects treated include (I) the stratigraphic subdivisions and structure of the iron formation, (2) the occurrence of large magnetite bodies, possibly ore reserves for the future, (3) the origin of the formation and of the ores. The geologic setting of the district as a whole is briefly reviewed.

Series/Report Number
Bulletin
19

Description
Two map inserts as pdfs, scales 1:62,500, 1:100,000.

Suggested Citation
Gruner, John W.. (1924). Bulletin No. 19. Contributions to the Geology of the Mesabi Range with Special Reference to the Magnetites of the Iron-bearing Formation West of Mesaba. Minnesota Geological Survey. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy, http://purl.umn.edu/56620.


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