Date of Award

6-1950

Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering

Department

Geology

Abstract

General information on talc, including foreign and United States occurrences, origin, and uses is covered. Montana deposits are discussed in greater detail as to location, geology, mineralogy, and mining. Studies of talc by petrographic and x-ray methods and an experiment to determine the porosity are described and discussed.