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The Hornsby district of low-sulfur Herrin coal in central Illinois (Christian, Macoupin, Montgomery, and Sangamon counties)

by W. John Nelson

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Published by Illinois State Geological Survey in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kohlengeologie,
  • Coal,
  • Geology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W. John Nelson with contributions by Philip J. DeMaris and Robert A. Bauer
    SeriesCircular / Illinois State Geological Survey -- 540, Circular (Illinois State Geological Survey) -- 540.
    ContributionsDeMaris, Philip J., Bauer, Robert A., Illinois State Geological Survey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN805.I3 N47 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26463525M
    OCLC/WorldCa17742340

    AvailabilityoftheHerrinCoal forMininginIllinois gy,,be IllinoisMinerals ,Governor. The Herrin coal bed (W. Ky. No. 11) is one of the most important coal resources in the Illinois Basin. To , the Herrin coal had an estimated 10 million tons of production in Kentucky, and remained the second largest producer in the Western Kentucky Coal Field. The Herrin is known for its regionally extensive "blue band" rock parting, and, in Kentucky, its close association with the.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Treworgy, Colin G. Availability of the Herrin coal for mining in Illinois. Champaign, IL: Dept. of Natural Resources, Illinois State Geological Survey, Mine: Section: Opened: Closed: State List: Other: Weaver #2, then Old Ben # Sep closed due to quick sand, reopened in then sold to Old Ben, mine camp.

    Click on the book chapter title to read more. Type section and use of name in Indiana: The name Herrin, taken from Herrin, Wiliamson County, Ill,, where the coal was extensively mined, was first used by Worthen (, p) and later by Shaw and Savage (, p. 6), who designated the type section in subsurface exposures in mines near Herrin.


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6) Coal at less than percent sulfur. The coal, thick and laterally continuous, lies at moderate depth, and labor, transportation, and markets are readily available. The Hornsby district of low-sulfur Herrin coal in central Illinois (Christian, Macoupin, Montgomery, and Dangamon Counties) W.

John Nelson with contributions by Philip J. DeMaris and Robert A. Bauer: $ 4 MB pdf: C The Illinois Basin: a tidally and. The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States.

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(The Walshville Channel is discussed in detail in CThe Hornsby District of Low-Sulfur Herrin Coal in Central Illinois, and IMAvailability of the Herrin Coal for Mining in Illinois, and the channel is identified on Map Sheet 3 of Open File Series ). Coal--Geology--Illinois.

Nelson, W. John. The Hornsby district of low-sulfur Herrin coal in central Illinois (Christian, Macoupin, Montgomery, and Sangamon countries).

Champaign: Illinois State Geological Survey Division, 40 p. (R E) Coal-fired power plants. further as electric utilities switch from high-sulfur Illinois Basin coal to low-sulfur western coal. Assessments of the original and remaining coal resources, coal compositions, and recoverable coal reserv es in the Illinois Basin ha ve at least a year history.

The last major coal assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey. Download Citation | White oak embarks on ambitious plan | The Illinois Department of Mines and Minerals (INDR) has received at least 10 applications for 10 new longwall mines for approval.

The. 2 coal occurs in minable thickness principally in northern Illinois. 7 coal has been extensively mined in east-central Illinois (Danville district) and is of minable thickness throughout much of the LaSalle district.

This coal has been reported in minable thickness at scattered points principally in the central part of the State. Authors: Tracy, L.D.

Publication Date: Fri Jan 01 EST Research Org.: Bureau of Mines, Washington, DC (USA) OSTI Identifier: The Hornsby District Of Low Sulfur Herrin Coal In Central Illinois Christian Macoupin Montgomery And Sangamon Counties Author: W.

John Nelson ISBN: UCSC   Faced with a choice between installing expensive pollution-control equipment or switching to low-sulfur coal mined outside Illinois, power companies overwhelmingly chose the latter.

Between andthe state's annual coal production declined from million tons to million tons, and industry employment plummeted from approximately. 78 Extract from: History of Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, Franklin and Williamson Counties, Illinois.: Mining Operations The mining of coal has become one of the leading industries of the county.

About Laban Carter opened a coal mine one-half mile east of the present site of Carterville, and afterward gave a lease of ninety-nine years to the Carbondale Coal Coke Company to mine the. Southern Illinois (also known as "Little Egypt") is the southern third of the state of southern part of Illinois has a unique cultural and regional history.

Part of downstate Illinois, the Southern Illinois region is bordered by the two most voluminous rivers in the United States: the Mississippi River and its connecting Missouri River to the west, and the Ohio River to the east. The future of coal mining in Illinois is bleak for workers, and although many believe the industry’s freefall began only recently, it peaked in the s, and has been declining since, Conrad said.

Ina whopping coal mines emplo people who produced 52 million tons of coal.Share 'Coal Miners Memorial' In the late eighteen hundreds there were many thriving communities that were totally dependent on area coal mines. Now there is a Memorial to honor all miners.

Dedicated on October 14th,the Coal Miners Memorial is a tribute to all Southern Illinois coal .areas the coal is absent or so thin that sample-study and electric logs cannot detect it. into account the thickness and the depth of the bed it is evident that the best conditions for coal mining are in the western half of the area.

2. Kay, Fred H., Coal Resources of District VII; Illinois Survey.