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'THE GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF DHUFAR PROVINCE, MUSCAT AND OMAN' [‎35r] (59/96)

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The record is made up of 1 item (47 folios). It was created in 1947. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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relative abundance of flint and chert fragments on the arid
chins j n the Qarn Shaiba and their comparative rarity in the
Dhufar plains. The same remark, chemical reactions in the
zone of weathering, applies to the formation of quartz-chalcedony
2 e odes, the presence of nests of calcite and the development of veins
of fibrous gypsum in the limestones of the arid region to the north
and their almost entire absence in the southern tract—of the Qara
mountains and the Dhufar plains.
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This booklet contains a comprehensive geological report compiled by Sir Cyril Sankey Fox for the Omani Government in 1947. The booklet is the first general mineral audit of the southern reaches of Oman, near its border with Yemen, along with a detailed description of the geography. The mineral audit includes descriptions of potential oil deposits. The booklet also contains a map of the Dhufar coast.

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'THE GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF DHUFAR PROVINCE, MUSCAT AND OMAN' [‎35r] (59/96), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/1422, ff 6-53, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100058140641.0x000047> [accessed 5 March 2024]

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