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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Decade: 1930-1939
 Year: 1930
 Serial/Series Title: United States Bureau of Mines Reports
 Collection: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
Accelerated Laboratory Test for Determination of Slacking Characteristics of Coal

Accelerated Laboratory Test for Determination of Slacking Characteristics of Coal

Date: November 1930
Creator: Fieldner, Arno Carl; Selvig, W. A. & Frederic, W. H.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on laboratory testing developed to measure the slacking of coals. Testing methods and results are presented. This report includes tables and graphs.
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Agglomeration and Leaching of Slimes and Other Finely Divided Ores

Agglomeration and Leaching of Slimes and Other Finely Divided Ores

Date: 1930
Creator: Sullivan, John D. & Towne, Alfred P.
Description: Report discussing the loads and extracting of slime and other divided ores. The report discusses experimental work done on the materials.
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Coal-Mine Fatalities in the United States, 1928

Coal-Mine Fatalities in the United States, 1928

Date: 1930
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatalities in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production). The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the summary.
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Commercial Possibilities of the Texas-New Mexico Potash Deposits

Commercial Possibilities of the Texas-New Mexico Potash Deposits

Date: 1930
Creator: Wroth, James S.
Description: From Introduction Results of Test: "Among the domestic potash resources which were brought to the attention of the country during and after the war but were not utilized as a source of potash, although they indicated that they might furnish the cheap potash desired, were the potash deposits occurring with the think rock-salt formations of western Texas and southeastern New Mexico."
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Construction and Operation of the Bureau of Mines Experimental Oil-Shale Plant, 1925-1927

Construction and Operation of the Bureau of Mines Experimental Oil-Shale Plant, 1925-1927

Date: 1930
Creator: Gavin, Martin J. & Desmond, John S.
Description: Report describing the construction of the Bureau of Mines experimental oil-shale plant at Rulison, CO, during 1925 and 1926, its operation, and the results obtained from refinery studies of the oil produced.
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Effect of Vacuum on Oil Wells

Effect of Vacuum on Oil Wells

Date: 1930
Creator: Lindsly, Ben E. & Berwald, W. B.
Description: From Introduction: "Because of the above reasons, because there is a dearth of published information relating to the effect of vacuum oil wells, and because misapplication of vacuum may result in a greatly decreased ultimate recovery of oil, whereas the correct application may have the opposite effect, the Bureau of Mines has authorized this investigation."
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Engineering Study of the Seminole Area, Seminole and Pottawatomie Counties, Oklahoma

Engineering Study of the Seminole Area, Seminole and Pottawatomie Counties, Oklahoma

Date: May 1930
Creator: Brandenthaler, R. R.; Morris, W. S. & Bopp, C. R.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over engineering studies conducted on Oklahoma oil fields. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Gas-Lift Method of Flowing Oil Wells: (California Practice)

Gas-Lift Method of Flowing Oil Wells: (California Practice)

Date: 1930
Creator: Miller, H. C.
Description: None
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Greensand Bibliography to 1930 (Annotated): with a Chapter on Zeolite Water Softeners

Greensand Bibliography to 1930 (Annotated): with a Chapter on Zeolite Water Softeners

Date: 1930
Creator: Shreve, R. Norris
Description: None
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Innovations in Copper Leaching Employing Ferric Sulphate-Sulphuric Acid

Innovations in Copper Leaching Employing Ferric Sulphate-Sulphuric Acid

Date: 1930
Creator: Keyes, Harmon E.
Description: None
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Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1928

Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1928

Date: 1930
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines covering accidents that happened in metal mines located in the United States including statistics for injuries, fatalities, kinds and causes of accidents, and operational data, such as number of mine workers and shifts worked.
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Methods and Costs of Stripping and Mining at the United Verde Open-Pit Mine, Jerome, Arizona

Methods and Costs of Stripping and Mining at the United Verde Open-Pit Mine, Jerome, Arizona

Date: February 1930
Creator: Alenius, E. M. J.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining practices and expenses of the United Verde open-pit mine west of Jerome, Arizona. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this paper is to present the methods used in developing and operating the mine, and to discuss the problems encountered" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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The National Safety Competition of 1929

The National Safety Competition of 1929

Date: May 1930
Creator: Adams, William Waugh
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the fifth annual national safety competition. The states represented in the competition are listed. Accident-frequency rates are presented as well. This report includes tables.
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Permissible Electric Mine Lamps

Permissible Electric Mine Lamps

Date: 1930
Creator: Ilsley, L. C. & Hooker, A. B.
Description: From Introduction: "This paper gives a brief account of the introduction of electric lighting in mines, reviews some of the preliminary and approval work on electric mine lamps up to July, 1917, when a previous bulletin on electric lamps was issued, and describes the lamp-approval work from that date of July, 1930."
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Permissible Methane Detectors

Permissible Methane Detectors

Date: 1930
Creator: Hooker, A. B.; Fene, W. J. & Currie, R. D.
Description: From Function of Methane Detectors: "The object of this paper is to present to the mining public the results of the permissibility tests of the detectors that have been approved, also to give the results of a series of tests conducted to determine their practicability."
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Petroleum Refinery Statistics: 1928

Petroleum Refinery Statistics: 1928

Date: 1930
Creator: Hopkins, C. R.
Description: Report discussing statistics relating to the petroleum refinery industry in 1928.
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Potash Bibliography to 1928 (Annotated): Review and Compilation of Technical Literature on Potash Salts (including the Alunites) and Their Foreign Occurrences

Potash Bibliography to 1928 (Annotated): Review and Compilation of Technical Literature on Potash Salts (including the Alunites) and Their Foreign Occurrences

Date: 1930
Creator: Berliner, J. F. T.
Description: None
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Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1928

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1928

Date: 1930
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of accidents in quarries located in the United States with data regarding the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (e.g., number of men employed, kinds of quarries, amount of work performed, etc.).
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Refining of Light Petroleum Distillates

Refining of Light Petroleum Distillates

Date: 1930
Creator: Rue, H. P. & Espach, Ralph H.
Description: From Scope of Report: "The first part of this report deals with the principal methods of refining light petroleum products, the equipment used, and the effects of the different refining agents. The second part of the report deals with a study of the value of fractionation as an aid to the refining of pressure distillates."
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Rock-Strata Gases of the Cripple Creek District, Colorado and Their Effect on Mining

Rock-Strata Gases of the Cripple Creek District, Colorado and Their Effect on Mining

Date: 1930
Creator: Denney, E. H.; Marshall, K. L.; Fieldner, A. C.; Emery, A. H.; Yant, W. P. & Selvig, W. A.
Description: None
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Ventilation of the Large Copper Mines of Arizona

Ventilation of the Large Copper Mines of Arizona

Date: 1930
Creator: McElroy, G. E.
Description: Introduction: "This bulletin discusses ventilation methods, practices, and costs at 11 large copper mines in Arizona, as obtained by brief personal studies and from supplementary information furnished by the mine managements. These mines were visited from December, 1928, to November, 1929, and the methods and practices in use when visited are described in some detail."
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Zinc Smelting from a Chemical and Thermodynamic Viewpoint

Zinc Smelting from a Chemical and Thermodynamic Viewpoint

Date: 1930
Creator: Maier, C. G.
Description: None
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