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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 16 (1932)

Issue: 8. (August)

First Page: 737

Last Page: 740

Title: Bitumen in Nonesuch Formation of Keweenawan Series of Northern Michigan

Author(s): Charles G. Carlson (2)


In the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the southwest part of Keweenaw Point bituminous matter is found in the Nonesuch formation of upper Keweenawan age. This formation consists largely of shale, the bituminous matter being found in the interbedded sandstones, where it is closely associated with native copper and chalcocite.

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