Date of Award


Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering



First Advisor

Dr. E. S. Perry

Second Advisor

Dr. L. L. Sloss

Third Advisor

Dr. E. W. Hienrich


Sandstone is probably one of the most important groups of rocks in existence today. The economic importance of so insignifi­cant a thing as a mass of sand grains grows with the true reality of the situation. By increasing our knowledge of grains of sand, or particles of sandstone in all their ram­ifications, it would undoubtedly reflect upon our everyday life by increasing commercial possibilities of an undevel­oped natural resource of Montana.