Economic potential of the P.R. Spring oil-impregnated deposit, Uinta Basin, Utah
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Published by Utah Geological and Mineral Survey in Salt Lake City, Utah (606 Black Hawk Way, Salt Lake City 84108-1280) .
Written in English



  • Uinta Basin (Utah and Colo.)


  • Petroleum -- Uinta Basin (Utah and Colo.) -- Reserves.,
  • Petroleum -- Geology -- Uinta Basin (Utah and Colo.)

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Bibliography: p. 29-30.

Statementby Keith Clem.
SeriesSpecial studies / Utah Geological and Mineral Survey ;, 65, Special studies (Utah Geological and Mineral Survey) ;, 65.
LC ClassificationsTN24.U8 A315 no. 65, TN872.U8 A315 no. 65
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3003965M
LC Control Number84623373

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