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  About   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Greensands Community Development Association, Inc. was founded in October 2000 to assist the community's desire for improvements compatible with the dual goals of preserving the rural atmosphere and individual freedoms while at the same time obtaining such needed enhancements as water for better fire protection and improved road maintenance.
Each adult registered Greensands property owner who maintains a principle residence within the boundaries of Greensands Subdivision is a resident owner and entitled to one vote in the annual election of board members.
Each adult registered Greensands property owner who does not maintain a principle residence within the boundaries of Greensands Subdivision is entitled on request to view the organization documents at his or her own expense but is not entitled to a vote at the annual meeting to elect board members.
geocities.com /greengda/about_h.htm   (1323 words)

  
 Chalmers Publications: 428 Influence of Composition and Pore Geometry on Immiscible Fluid Flow through Greensands: ...
The effect of the mineralogical composition and pore geometry of sediments on the distribution as well as the flow of immiscible fluids are of importance when evaluating petroleum reservoirs.
Greensand containing the clay mineral glauconite is a complex reservoir rock type.
Greensand samples from different locations were investigated by means of core analysis, determining fluid saturations and flow properties.
publications.lib.chalmers.se /records/full_record/428.html   (403 words)

  
 The Dumble Survey: FOURTH ANNUAL REPORT  OF THE  GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF TEXAS  1892.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The base of this series of deposits consists of a heavy deposit of gypseous clay and sands, which rest directly upon the fossiliferous Claiborne greensands and marls as represented in the Moseleys Ferry and Cedar creek sections, as well as on Campbell and Elm creeks in the southern portion of Robertson county.
These fossiliferous greensands form a belt having an approximate width of four miles in the northeastern portion, and from four to five miles in the area drained by the Little Brazos river, and constitute the lowest horizon represented in Brazos county.
The lowest fossiliferous greensands have a dip of 75 feet per mile, where measured at Moseley's Ferry on the Brazos river, and the lignitic deposits appear to have a general dip of about 50 feet per mile, but are very irregular.
www.lib.utexas.edu /books/dumble/publications/10/10b039a-print.html   (261 words)

  
 Dr. F. Leo Lynch - MSU Department of Geosciences
The first objective is to perform a careful mineralogical and sedimentological study of iron-rich "greensand" clay deposits found in the Eocene Wilcox Formation in central and west central Mississippi.
This portion of the research has applicability to the mineral resource management and exploitation of the "greensands", and will be accomplished by sampling trips to known mines and other outcrops in the areas of interest.
The second objective of this research is to investigate the role nannobacteria in the formation of the "greensand" deposits.
www.msstate.edu /dept/geosciences/faculty/lynch/projects.html   (531 words)

  
 SANDPIPER - LoveToKnow Article on SANDPIPER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In some of the cherty sandstones of the Greensand the chalcedonic cement is much more abundant: these rocks also contain rounded grains of glauconite, to which they owe their green color.
Crystalline silica (quartz) is deposited interstitially in some sandstones, often in regular parallel crystalline growth on the original sand grains, and when there are cavities or fissures in the rock may show the development of regular crystalline facets.
In ferruginous sandstones the iron oxidas usually form only a thin pellicle coating each grain, but sometims, in the greensands, are more abundant, especially in concretionary masses or segregations.
7.1911encyclopedia.org /S/SA/SANDPIPER.htm   (2503 words)

  
 The Dumble Survey: SECOND ANNUAL REPORT OF THE Geological Survey OF Texas, 1890.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
South of Palestine the greensand marls are of similar character, although the undecomposed material, with many shells, is found in the Elkhart section below the upper indurated variety.
North of Palestine the same greensands occur for a distance of three miles, while on the west unaltered greensands with calcareous shells are found.
The soils resulting from the decomposition of these greensand marls, where they form the surface of the ground, are of red or brownish red or mulatto color, and are the most productive of all the soils of the region.except those of the river bottoms.
www.lib.utexas.edu /books/dumble/publications/08/08b313a-print.html   (375 words)

  
 County Antrim - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At Portrush, the Lower Lias is seen on the shore, crowded with ammonites, but silicified and metamorphosed by invading dolerite.
The next deposits, as the scarps are approached, are greensands of "Selbornian" age, succeeded by Cenomanian, and locally by Turonian, sands.
The Senonian series is represented by the White Limestone, a hardened chalk with flints, which is often glauconitic and conglomeratic at the base.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/County%20Antrim   (2022 words)

  
 Lulworth Cove -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This was formed by a combination of ((geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)) erosional processes by wave action and (additional info and facts about glacial melt waters) glacial melt waters.
The wide part of the cove is where the weak clays and greensands have been eroded.
The back of the cove is the Chalk, which the sea has been unable to erode.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/lu/lulworth_cove.htm   (803 words)

  
 Olympus Microscopy Resource Center: Polarized Light Microscopy Gallery - Glauconite
Presence of the mineral is responsible for the widespread greensands that occur along the bottom of the oceans, as well as many of the rocks commonly known as greenstones.
Due to its distinctive color, glauconite has been exploited for many years as a pigment, and because of its high potassium content the mineral is also often utilized as a component in fertilizers.
The glauconite-rich greensands, on the other hand, are frequently used for water softeners.
www.olympusmicro.com /galleries/polarizedlight/pages/glauconitesmall.html   (211 words)

  
 glauconite.htm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Glauconite occurs in greensands in the Maple Bluff area on the north shore of Lake Mendota, near Madison.
MONROE COUNTY: Glauconite is abundant in greensands exposed near Norwalk and Tunnel City.
CROIX COUNTY: Glauconite-rich greensands are exposed along Coulee Road near Birkmoose Park in downtown Hudson.
www.uwrf.edu /~wc01/glauconite.htm   (502 words)

  
 Glossary of Terms and Acronyms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Greensands: Naturally occurring materials which possess ion exchange properties.
Greensand was the first ion exchange material used in softeners.
Hardness, Total: In conformity with current practice, total hardness is defined as the sum of calcium and magnesium concentrations, both expressed as calcium carbonate in milligrams per liter.
www.dow.com /liquidseps/glossary.htm   (6425 words)

  
 Mansfield G R - new and used books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mansfield, G.R., - Potash in the Greensands of New Jersey.
Mansfield, G. Potash in the greensands of New Jersey, 1922, United States Geological Survey, Bulletin, 727 : 1-146, 6 figures and 10 plates.
Mansfield, G. - Potash in the greensands of New Jersey, 1922, United States Geological Survey, Bulletin, 727 : 1-146, 6 figures and 10 plates.
www.isbnseek.com /A-mansfield-g-r   (801 words)

  
 British Upper Cretaceous Stratigraphy
Upper Cretaceous rocks, primarily Chalk, cover a vast area of England forming the Downs and Wolds as well as the spectacular chalk cliffs from Flamborough Head to south-east Devon.
In south-east Devon and the Inner Hebrides of north-west Scotland, white chalk rests on greensands, calcareous sands and commercially important quartz sandstones.
Scientific knowledge of these rocks is an essential part of planning construction projects, developing and protecting groundwater resources and utilising the materials such as flint, chalk and sands for industrial processes.
www.jncc.gov.uk /page-2969   (304 words)

  
 Greensands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The word "greensands" uses 10 letters: A D E E G N N R S S.
Words within greensands not shown as it has more than seven letters.
List all words starting with greensands, words containing greensands or words ending with greensands
www.morewords.com /word/greensands   (129 words)

  
 Australian Pterosaurs
A pelvis found near bye, which bears a stiking resemblance to that of Pteranodon ingens, could well belong to this creature, although the association is not definite.
Ornithocheirus was first described from fragments (mostly jaws) found in the Cambridge Greensands in England.
Although Cenomanian in age, it is thought that the pterosaur remains may have been redeposited from earlier Albian strata.
www.alphalink.com.au /~dannj/austpter.htm   (769 words)

  
 Forestry Commission - Ampthill Forest - Maulden Wood
The grasslands in the centre of the wood are managed by the Greensands Trust in partnership with the Forestry Commission, and are designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for the acidic grassland and heathland interest.
The Commission is working closely with English Nature and the Greensand Trust to safeguard this important grassy heath from deterioration.
In spring and summer you may see the white flowers of heath bedstraw and meadow saxifrage, and the purple of knapweed and heather.
www.forestry.gov.uk /website/wildwoods.nsf/LUWebDocsByKey/EnglandBedfordshireAmpthillForestMauldenWood   (634 words)

  
 GET NJ - New Jersey - A Guide To Its Present And Past - Geology and Paleontology
An inner belt of Cretaceous greensands and marls, valuable as fertilizer, extends across the State from the Raritan to the Delaware.
This encroaching sea deposited beds of gravel, sand, clay, and greensand marl that are important units of the Coastal Plain today.
Ancestors of the modern shellfish inhabited these waters and built great shell beds covering many square miles; dinosaurs waded in the coastal marshes, leaving footprints on the muds of geologic time; sea serpents, sharks, crocodiles, and huge turtles disported nearby.
www.getnj.com /njags/geologyandpaleontology.shtml   (2526 words)

  
 FAQS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
What is Greensands Community and where is it?
Greensands is a residential subdivision located Near Na'alehu on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Yes, just click on "Contact" and send us an email that you want your newsletters via email.
geocities.com /greengda/faqs_h.htm   (303 words)

  
 Archaeology Insitute, Tel-Aviv University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is commonly accepted that glauconite is formed by marine diagenesis of materials in shallow water at a time of slow sedimentation.
Although glauconite concentrations may be found as impurities in limestones and marls, when they appear in high proportions they form greensands, a term coined after the green color of the mineral.
Since glauconite is a potential substance for assessing an age for geologic strata through potassium-argon dating, there is a rich body of data regarding its distribution in the Paleogene sequence of Syria (Krasheninnikov et al.
www.tau.ac.il /~archpubs/projects/amarna.html   (5624 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online: SOILS
Exceptional to the general picture of the light-colored soils are those of the redlands hilly country, characterized by their deep red color.
These red soils occupy dissected areas and are underlain by deposits of greensands.
On both the northern and the southern margins of timbered East Texas, exceptional conditions give rise to dark-colored soils.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/SS/gps1.html   (1778 words)

  
 Bow Brickhill Newsletter - April 2002
The Greensands Trust helps to maintain and patrol our local woodland on behalf of the Council and Bedford Estates.
They have limited funding and do their best to keep the woods to the required standards.
The Trust relies upon public support and as local residents to the woodland we ask that if anyone notices any misuse of the area, they contact the Greensands Trust Ranger on 01525 237760.
www.bowbrickhill.com /april02.html   (1565 words)

  
 Natuurhistorisch Museum Maastricht
The green colour of deposits of this age is caused by the mineral glauconite.
In the Vaals Greensands the oldest remains of mosasaurs have been found, in addition to beautifully preserved clams, snails, squid-like molluscs and echinoderms.
Changes in ocean currents caused the character of the Cretaceous sea to change too.
www.nhmmaastricht.nl /textonly-en/exp_tk2.htm   (242 words)

  
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Since July we have met six times, and have discussed many issues, including the objectives of the association.
By working with Greensands Trust (GST) and South Bedfordshire District Council, we are already well on the way to agreeing a Management Plan for Knolls Wood.
When complete and agreed, we intend to publish this on our new website, www.knollswood.com.
www.knollswood.com /Autumn%202003%20Newsletter.htm   (419 words)

  
 Home Page
The information contained on linked websites is however not under our control.
The Greensands Medical Practice believe all these linked websites to be reputable websites and the advice they may give will be of benefit.
The information given on this website and these linked websites is given in good faith, however no liability can be accepted for any errors or omissions.
www.greensands.org   (233 words)

  
 CoolStuff: March 2005 Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TEMPO Interaktif, Jakarta: Majelis Ulama Indonesia (MUI) mengumumkan sejumlah produk yang bertebaran di Indonesia belum mendapat sertifikat halal, diantaranya adalah produk BreadTalk, Hoka Hoka Bento, Greensands dan Bir Bintang 0 persen alkohol.
Untuk produk Greensands dan Bir Bintang 0 persen alkohol, MUI jelas menyatakan haram karena MUI melihat adanya kesan penipuan etik dengan penciptaan opini seolah-olah produk tersebut tidak haram.
Sementara menurut Ketua LPPOM MUI, Aisjah Kirindra, produk Greensands dan Bir Bintang 0 persen alkohol dinyatakan haram karena masih menggunakan kata 'bir' pada nama produk.
coolstuff.blubox.us /archives/2005_03.html   (3335 words)

  
 DinoWight - Museums to Visit on the Island
When entering the museum you will hear the voice of Dr Mike Barker of the University of Portsmouth introducing you to the geological history of the Island.
You will then walk past fossils from the Cenozoic era, until you reach a bend where an Opthalmosaurus, which was used in the filming of the BBC TV series Walking with Dinosaurs, awaits you, representing Platypterygius from the Greensands of the Isle of Wight.
Walking past some more fossils, mainly ammonites and sharks of the Cretaceous period, you then reach a door leading to the main hall, where the Dinosaurs live.
www.geocities.com /dinowight/museums.html   (1313 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | England | Southern Counties | Conservationists visit Pooh wood
Milne and his son Christopher Robin lived on the outskirts of The Ashdown Forest in East Sussex.
Academics and conservationists at the conference at the University of Sussex in Brighton will also be visiting Sussex Wealden Greensands Heath.
More than 80% of the UK's lowland heath has been lost in the past 200 years.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/click/rss/1.0/-/1/hi/england/southern_counties/3633014.stm   (240 words)

  
 Greensands Hawaii Property For Sale
Prime for building, these lots are all on cleared land with plenty of top soil about a half mile from the beach.
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Homes for sale, land sales, land auctions, property sales, timeshares, vacant lots, and more.
www.uspropertyadvertiser.com /hgross.htm   (260 words)

  
 Subject:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The green color is due to the mineral glauconite, a hydrous iron-magnesium phyllosilicate similar to biotite.
Glauconite occurs in small pellets and coatings in sandstones, giving them the name "greensands".
It has been suggested that the mineral forms in sedimentary environments which are rich in organic matter, possibly in the form of fecal material.
education.ollusa.edu /nasa/inserv/rocktrip9-19.html   (4051 words)

  
 Greensands Veterinary Clinic - Vet in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Greensands Veterinary Clinic - Vet in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
A family run small animal clinic catering to dogs, cats and the other pets of the area.
Why not add a "Find a Vet" search from your site
www.any-uk-vet.co.uk /greensands/index.htm   (73 words)

  
 Mineral Nutrient Depletion in US Farm and Range Soils
Nutrients can be industrially concentrated or chemically altered from natural sources (industrial nitrogen fixation, acidulated phosphates, synthetic metal chelates, etc.); The rate of release is very rapid, and nutrient loss by leaching, runoff and subsequent pollution of the environment is possible if not managed tightly.
Nutrients can come from natural rocks and minerals (limestone, rock phosphate, greensands, etc).
Most need to be finely ground to speed the rate of release of nutrient elements.
www.americanlongevity.net /mineral_depletion.htm   (5412 words)

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