General Interest and Statewide Publications
Bedrock Geologic Map of Vermont, 2011, by N.M. Ratcliffe, R.S.Stanley, M.H. Gale, P.J. Thompson and G.J. Walsh, USGS Scientific Investigations Map 3184, 3 sheets, scale 1:100,000.
Generalized Geologic Map of Vermont generalized by age of bedrock formations with information on the common rock types, 1970
Glacial Drift Sheet and Ice Directions, 22"x14.5", 1 p.
Radioactivity Map of Vermont compiled and edited by C.A. Ratte
and Diane M. Vanecek, scale 1:250,000, 42"x24", 11 p., 1980, compilation
of published references on radioactivity, text plus map
The Geology of Vermont by Barry Doolan, 1996, Rocks and Minerals Magazine, v. 71.
Geology for Children and the Layman, a list of basic publications, internet sites, books, field trips and places to visit
A Brief Fossil History of Vermont and The Charlotte Whale by Jeff Howe (former curator, Perkins Museum of Geology, University of Vermont), 1993, and Fossils of Lake Champlain, 12 p.
Educational Leaflet No. 1: Earthquakes in Vermont, by George Springston and Marjorie Gale, March 1998, 10 p.
Educational Leaflet No. 2: Geology of Vermont Lands, by Marjorie Gale and Ginger Anderson, September 1998, 3 p.
US Dept of Labor Mines Reference File data, revised 8/2003, 8 p.
Gold In Vermont, various articles dating from the 1800s to the present which pertain to gold in Vermont, including prospecting information, revised 10/95, 34 p.
Rockhounding in Vermont (.pdf), Vermont Agency of Development and Community Affairs, general guide for amatuer rock collectors, revised 4/1991, 8 p. LANDOWNER PERMISSION IS REQUIRED FOR ANY MINERAL COLLECTING IN VERMONT.
Specimen Collecting in Vermont, lists whose permission is needed to collect on private, state and federal lands, 1 p.
Oil and Gas in Vermont, various articles dating from the 1950s to the present on oil and gas in Vermont, revised 1989, 29 p.
Metallic and Non-Metallic Mineral Resources Data- Vermont compilations of Mineral Resources Data System Sites. There are 726 records inactive and active non-metallic and metallic sites in Vermont. For internet version go to USGS Mineral Resource Data (Interactive map of active and inactive quarry sites)
Non-Metallic Resources Map compiled
by Alan McBean, scale 1:250,000, 42x36", 1985 (map only; see the USGS MRDS web site for all data)
Vermont Laws Pertaining to the Mineral Industry, prepared by Kathleen
Plummer, 26 p., 1988
Bibliography of Vermont Geology, 214 p., 2269 references, 1980 (including 1983)
A History of the Vermont Geological Surveys and State Geologists, T.D. Seymour Bassett, 39 p., 1976
Rocks and Minerals, July/August 1996, Vermont Issue, published
by Heldref Publications. This
issue is devoted to Vermont geology, mineralogy, and fossils.
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