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 Decade: 1920-1929
 Serial/Series Title: Bulletin (United States. Bureau of Mines)
 Collection: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1919
Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: "This publication is devoted exclusively to a review and abstracts of decisions based on the laws governing the rights and duties of mine owners, operators, miners, and persons trafficking in all kinds of mining properties. It includes abstracts of current decisions of all the Federal and State courts of last resort on questions relating to the mining industries" (Bulletin 61, p. 9). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12376/
Bibliography of Petroleum and Allied Substances, 1917
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Bibliography of Petroleum and Allied Substances in 1918
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Bibliography of Petroleum and Allied Substances in 1919 and 1920
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines consisting of bibliographies for petroleum bulletins. The bibliographies for bulletins published between 1919 and 1920 are presented. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38758/
Carburetion of Combustible Gas with Butane and Propane-Butane Mixtures with Particular Reference to the Carburetion of Water Gas
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the carburetion of many different fuels. The report pays particular attention to the carburetion of water gas. Carburetion methods and results are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38771/
Casing Troubles and Fishing Methods in Oil Wells
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Coal-Dust Explosion Tests in the Experimental Mine 1913-1918, Inclusive
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over experiments conducted on coal-dust explosions. The results of the experiments are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38747/
Electric Brass Furnace Practice
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the use of electric furnaces for melting brass, and other nonferrous alloys. Monetary benefits, health benefits, and other advantages of using electric furnaces are presented. Descriptions of furnaces and their operational methods are also presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66384/
The Electrothermic Metallurgy of Zinc
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the electrothermic metallurgy and smelting of zinc. Different smelting methods, processes, and equipment are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38755/
Explosives: Their Materials, Constitution, and Analysis
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on types of explosives. Properties, materials, and methods of different explosives are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38759/
Extinguishing and Preventing Oil and Gas Fires
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Facts Relating to the Production and Substitution of Manufactured Gas for Natural Gas
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over information obtained on manufactured gas production instead of natural gas production. The information collected is discussed. This includes such topics as rates, methods, and locations of gas. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38775/
The Ferric Sulphate-Sulphuric Acid Process: With a Chapter on Producing Small Bubbles of Gas in Liquids by Submerged Orifices
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the ferric sulphate-sulphuric acid process. As stated in the introduction, "the work reported here comprises merely a study of the chemistry of the process and the mechanical conditions that would have to be observed in practice" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38767/
Flow of Gases Through Beds of Broken Solids
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the effects of vapor flow through beds of broken solids. Methods and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38776/
Investigations of the Preparation and Use of Lignite, 1918-1925
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations conducted on lignite. Preparation methods and uses of lignite are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38765/
Investigations of the Preparation and Use of Lignite, 1918-1925
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations conducted on lignite. Preparation methods and uses of lignite are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38764/
Investigations of Zirconium with Especial Reference to the Metal and Oxide: Historical Review and Bibliography
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Iron-Ore (Hematite) Mining Practice in the Birmingham District, Alabama
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on red iron-ore mining near Birmingham, Alabama. Results of the studies are presented and discussed, as are mining methods. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38762/
Iron Oxide Reduction Equilibria: A Critique from the Standpoint of the Phase Rule and Thermodynamics
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on iron oxide reduction. As stated in the scope of bulletin, "this bulletin, therefore, presents the properties of the common oxides of iron, their combinations with each other, and the reduction-equilibrium diagrams by which the investigator passes from one to the next; the end point is not pure iron but the carburized iron of the blast furnace, cast iron" (p. 1-2). This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38773/
Limits of Inflammability of Gases and Vapors
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the inflammability of the gases found in mines. As stated in the introduction, "it is the object of this paper to present the results of a critical review of all figures published on the limits of inflammability of combustible gases and vapors when in admixture with air, oxygen, or other "atmosphere" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38770/
The Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid in the United States
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the production of sulfuric acid. As stated in the introduction, "the present bulletin was prepared to cover the main facts in regard to the industry in this country, including a discussion of the supplies of sulfur-bearing raw materials, the situation of the acid plants, the principal points in regard to manufacturing processes, and the uses of the acid" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38753/
Mining of Thin Coal Beds in the Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on thin coal beds of the anthracite region in Pennsylvania. Results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38763/
Oil-Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing studies conducted on the development of the oil-shale industry from a historical, technical, and economic perspective. Results of the studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66388/
Oil Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study
Revised report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing studies conducted on the development of the oil-shale industry from a historical, technical, and economic perspective. Results of the studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66392/
Pennsylvania Mining Statutes Annotated
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Petroleum Laws of All America
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines covering petroleum laws of the U.S. and surrounding oil producing countries. As stated in the preface, "this bulletin includes the petroleum laws of (1) United States; (2) the several oil-producing States; (3) Canada; (4) Mexico; (5) the Republics of Central and South America" (p. iv). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38754/
Petroleum Refinery Statistics: 1927
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over statistical records kept on petroleum refineries during 1927. Statistical information on different forms of petroleum is discussed. This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38774/
Plastic Magnesia
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the production methods and uses of plastic magnesia. Methods, properties, and uses of plastic magnesia are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38760/
Quality of Gasoline Marketed in the United States
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Safety in Coal Mining: A Handbook
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing safety measures adopted by mining operations in the United States. As stated in the introduction, "this report deals solely with accidents in coal mines and with the means of prevention that have been determined and officially approved by the bureau" (p. 2). This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38815/
Some Principles Governing the Production of Oil Wells
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Subsidence and Ground Movement in the Copper and Iron Mines of the Upper Peninsula, Michigan
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the ground movement and support failure of Michigan mines. Factors involved in surface subsidence in the mines are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38772/
Subsidence Due to Coal Mining in Illinois
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations on surface subsidence from coal mining in Illinois. The results of the investigations are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38761/
Suggestions for the Design of Electrical Accessories for Permissible Mining Equipment
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the design of safe electrical accessories for use in mining equipment. Different types of electrical accessories are presented and discussed. This report includes illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38766/
Talc and Soapstone: Their Mining, Milling, Products and Uses
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over talc and soapstone. The different mining methods, as well as their uses are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38756/
Technology and Uses of Silica and Sand
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the production and uses of silica. Forms and different uses for silica are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38769/
Timbering of Metal Mines
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the importance of timbering in metal mines. The reasons and methods for timbering are presented and discussed. This report includes illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38757/
Underground Conditions in Oil Fields
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