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Why Southest Minnesota?
"Best" Accessible Frac Sand Deposits in the United States
Source: Modified from Bruce Brown, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
 
Frac Sand Deposits
 
More Maps
Geological Cross Section B-B (Near Rushford, MN)
Cross section showing bedrock of the Root River Valley
Source: Minnesota Geological Survey, John H. Mossler
Bedrock Geology of Southeastern Minnesota
This map shows locations of frac-sand
Source: Minnesota Geological Survey, John H. Mossler
Quartz-Rich Sandstone Bedrock Layers at or Near Land Surface (Southeast Minnesota)
This map represents some of the geologic conditions relevant to extraction of quartz-rich sandstone
Source: Minnesota Geological Survey, Tony Runkel
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