Date of Award


Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering



First Advisor

Professor E. S. Perry

Second Advisor

Mr. F. S. Robertson

Third Advisor

Mr. F. A. Hames


Thermal analysis is a relatively new method of determining the general composition of certain mineral substances. As is demonstrated by much of the literature previously written, clays and carbonates are especially adaptable to this method. The full importance of the method is not as yet realized, but it is rapidly approaching that point.