Preliminary Report - Matlock Tachonite Body, March 9, 1979

(1979) Preliminary Report - Matlock Tachonite Body, March 9, 1979. University of Iowa


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Evidence indicates that the taconite body and the rocks which surround it are of Precambrian age.The taconite body is roughly circular in shape with a diameter of a few miles and an indeterminate maximum thickness. The body was first discovered as a strong positive anomaly in a 1963 aeromagnetic survey of NW Iowa (Map 1) conducted under a contract with the Iowa Geological Survey.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Matlock Tachoite, Iowa Counties, Investigative Reports, aeromagnetic maps
Subjects: Natural resources and environment
Natural resources and environment > Earth sciences
Natural resources and environment > Maps and gazetteers
ID Code: 26410
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 25 Jan 2018 13:50
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2018 13:50