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The Technology of Marble Quarrying

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From Preface: "The aim of this bulletin is to present to the marble workers of the United States a concise statement of the most efficient and economical methods now in use for producing and preparing marble. The observations outlined refer chiefly to the methods employed in the quarrying of marble and the conditions that affect successful operation; the structure of marble and its relation to quarry processes; waste through rock imperfections and inefficient quarry methods; and means of eliminating such waste or utilizing it if elimination is impossible."

Creator(s): Bowles, Oliver
Creation Date: 1916
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Technical Report Archive and Image Library
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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: 1916
Description:

From Preface: "The aim of this bulletin is to present to the marble workers of the United States a concise statement of the most efficient and economical methods now in use for producing and preparing marble. The observations outlined refer chiefly to the methods employed in the quarrying of marble and the conditions that affect successful operation; the structure of marble and its relation to quarry processes; waste through rock imperfections and inefficient quarry methods; and means of eliminating such waste or utilizing it if elimination is impossible."

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202 p. : ill.

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Keyword(s): quarries | technology
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Series Title: United States Bureau of Mines Reports
Added Title: United States Bureau of Mines Bulletin 106
Added Title: Mineral Technology 13
Series Title: Mineral technology (United States. Bureau of Mines)
Series Title: Bulletin (United States. Bureau of Mines)
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Technical Report Archive and Image Library
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  • REP-NO: Bulletin 106
  • REP-NO: Mineral Technology 13
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc12313
Resource Type: Report
Format: Text