The Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, Volume 21
The Society, 1865
Vols. 1-108 include Proceedings of the society (separately paged, beginning with v. 30)
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Página 348 - WC, gives practical instruction In Mineralogy and Geology. He can also supply Elementary Collections of Minerals, Rocks, and Fossils, on the following terms :— 100 Small Specimens, In cabinet, with three trays £220...
Página 122 - Ludlow, Devonian, and Carboniferous Rocks. SECONDARY FOSSILS, from the Trias, Lias, Oolite, Wealden, and Cretaceous Groups. TERTIARY FOSSILS, from the Woolwich, Barton, and Bracklesham Beds, London Clay, Crag, &c. In the more expensive Collections some of the Specimens are rare, and all more select.
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Página 57 - Though the abundance and wide distribution of Eozoon, and the important part it seems to have acted in the accumulation of limestone, indicate that it was one of the most prevalent forms of animal existence in the seas of the Laurentian period, the non-existence of other organic beings is not implied. On the contrary, independently of the indications afforded by the lime-stones themselves, it is evident that in order to the existence and growth of these large Rhizopods, the waters must have swarmed...
Página 50 - ... rock ; and less frequently there are met with lenticular patches of sandstone or granular quartzite, of a foot in thickness and several yards in diameter, holding in abundance small disseminated leaves of graphite.
Página xx - To promote researches concerning the mineral structure of the earth, and to enable the Council of the Geological Society to reward those individuals of any country by whom such researches may hereafter be made," — "such individual not being a Member of the Council.
Página 348 - SOPWITH'S GEOLOGICAL MODELS IN WOOD, To illustrate the nature of Stratification; of Valleys of Denudation; Succession of Coalseams in the Newcastle Coal-field ; Strata of adjacent Lead-mine Districts; the effects produced by Faults or Dislocations ; Intersections of Mineral Veins, &c. ; accompanied with a letterpress description, which can be had separately, price Is.
Página 47 - But as we do not as yet know with certainty either the base or the summit of this series, these three may be conformably followed by many more. Although the Lower and Upper Laurentian rocks spread over more than 200,000 square miles in Canada, only about 1500 square miles have yet been fully and connectedly examined in any one district, and it is still impossible to say whether the numerous exposures of Laurentian limestone met with in other parts of the province are equivalent to any of the three...
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