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Silica sands in the Fort McMurray area, Alberta

I. J. McLaws

Silica sands in the Fort McMurray area, Alberta

by I. J. McLaws

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Published by Alberta Research Council in Edmonton, Alta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alberta,
  • McMurray region.
    • Subjects:
    • Sand -- Alberta -- McMurray region.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementI.J. McLaws.
      SeriesEconomic geology report / Alberta Research Council ;, 6, Economic geology report (Alberta Research Council) ;, 6.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE471.2 .M39
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3802201M
      LC Control Number81106720

      e-books and guides. the sprawling area in northeastern Alberta that includes Fort McMurray and dozens of oil sands facilities, voted down a motion . Silica sand Silica has many industrial uses including glass, paint filler, and plascs. High purity silica sand is in high demand for use in hydraulic fracturing. Athabasca Minerals, a mineral exploraon company, is developing a major silica sand project north of Fort McMurray.

        Canadian Silica Industries tried to open a frack sand mine near Fort Nelson, B.C., but the Fort Nelson First Nation launched a legal challenge to have the project undergo an environmental review. Keyano College serves over 4, students in Fort McMurray and the surrounding area. Students enjoy cultural opportunities in Fort McMurray as well as outdoor activities in the boreal forest. Keyano students may study at several campuses.

      Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free. Publisher: Alberta Research Council | Open Library. The Athabasca River runs vertically down the right side of this orthorectified image of eastern Alberta, Canada. Along its course, it passes by the Athabasca Oil Sands, near Fort McMurray. Oil sands are large deposits of bitumen, or extremely heavy and semi-solid crude oil, mixed with silica sand, clay minerals, and water.


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Silica sands in the Fort McMurray area, Alberta by I. J. McLaws Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tailings sands, waste sand from the processing of Alberta book Athabasca Oil Sands, average 95 to 98 percent silica (SiO 2) in the raw bulk sands, together with other high quartz sands in the Fort McMurray area including McMurray Formation sands where the formation is not impregnated with bitumen, alluvial (bedrock channel) sands from the Clearwater River valley, and dune sands.

Silica sands in the Fort McMurray area, Alberta [I. McLaws] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : I. McLaws. Additional Physical Format: Online version: McLaws, I.J. Silica sands in the Fort McMurray area, Alberta. Edmonton, Alta.: Alberta Research Council, Geology of silica sand sources in the Fort McMurray area, and location of sampling sites Scale 10 10 15 20 15 25 20 Miles 30 Kilometres Miles 5 Kilometres 5 Location of sand dune defined.

inferred Area of outcrop of Pelican Formation Area of outcrop of McMurray Formation Geological boundary of oil-impregnated McMurray Formation.

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The Athabasca oil sands (or tar sands) are large deposits of bitumen or extremely heavy crude oil, located in northeastern Alberta, Canada – roughly centred on the boomtown of Fort oil sands, hosted primarily in the McMurray Formation, consist of a mixture of crude bitumen (a semi-solid rock-like form of crude oil), silica sand, clay minerals, and water.

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A swath of Boreal forest is stripped away to reveal the bitumen-laced ground at the Fort Hills Suncor Oil Sands site, near Fort McKay, Alberta, September 17th, The area will soon become a gaping strip mine as the bitumen, a mixture of sand and tar, is trucked away for processing into petroleum products.On May 1,about 4 Pm, an Alberta Agriculture and Forestry crew identified a wildfire that covered an area of just 2 ha (1 ha = about ac) southwest of Fort McMurray, a city km (1 km = mi) northeast of ninth wildfire of the year in the area (designated MWF) initially appeared to be an unremarkable blaze, but it quickly grew out of control.

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