Ground Water Geology of the U.S. Gypsum Company, Sperry Mine

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Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, Vol: 73, Issue: 1, Page: 205-211

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Sendlein, Lyle V. A.
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The geology relating to the U. S. Gypsum Company Sperry Mine, Des Moines County, Iowa, is discussed. Maps of the bedrock configuration, structure, and bedrock geology are presented and reviewed in light of the ground water condition existing in the area. Criteria which could cause mine flooding are investigated and evaluated.