Bulletin 39 - YAZOO COUNTY MINERAL RESOURCES

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Publication TypeMississippi State Geological Survey
TitleYAZOO COUNTY MINERAL RESOURCES
AuthorFrederic Francis Mellen, M.S. & Thomas Edwin McCutcheon, B.S., CER. ENG.
Year1940
SeriesBulletin
Series Number39
LanguageEnglish
PublisherMississippi State Geological Survey
Publisher LocationUniversity, Mississippi
Description132 Pages
Abstract:

A report on the purely scientific stratigraphic study of the country that led to the discovery of the Tinsley Dome, eventually to the drilling of the first commercial oil well in the state, and a report on the tests of the clays.