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 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1957
 Serial/Series Title: United States Bureau of Mines Reports
 Collection: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
American Standard Recommended Practice for Drainage of Coal Mines (M6.1-1955, UDC 622.5)

American Standard Recommended Practice for Drainage of Coal Mines (M6.1-1955, UDC 622.5)

Date: 1957
Creator: unknown
Description: Report discussing standardizations when dealing with pumps for draining and storing water in coal mines.
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Beneficiation of Iron-Copper Ores from Kasaan Peninsula, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Beneficiation of Iron-Copper Ores from Kasaan Peninsula, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Date: February 1957
Creator: Wells, R. R.; Erspamer, E. G. & Sterling, F. T.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the beneficiation of iron-copper ores. As stated in the summary, "this report summarizes the results of laboratory testing of copper-bearing magnetite ore from the Poorman, Rush and Brown, and Copper Center deposits, Kasaan Peninsula, Prince of Wales Island, southeastern Alaska" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Characteristics and Analyses of Ninety-Two Colorado Crude Oils

Characteristics and Analyses of Ninety-Two Colorado Crude Oils

Date: February 1957
Creator: Wenger, W. J.; Whisman, M. L.; Lanum, W. J. & Ball, J. S.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the characteristics and properties of many different crude-oil samples from Colorado. The properties of each sample are presented. This report includes table, maps, and illustrations.
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Combustion of Solid Fuels in Thin Beds

Combustion of Solid Fuels in Thin Beds

Date: 1957
Creator: Carman, E. P.; Graf, E. G. & Corey, R. C.
Description: From Introduction: "The investigations described in this report are a continuation and extension of these commercial and pilot-scale tests to include an investigation of the ignition and burning of solid fuels in thin beds, as on traveling - or chain grate stokers and a study of pure crossfeed combustion."
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A Convenient Table for Determining Metastable Transitions in Mass Spectra

A Convenient Table for Determining Metastable Transitions in Mass Spectra

Date: April 1957
Creator: Meyer, R. A. & Earnshaw, D. G.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on a table developed for determining metastable transitions. The table is presented. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Copper Mines and Prospects Adjacent to Landlocked Bay, Prince William Sound, Alaska

Copper Mines and Prospects Adjacent to Landlocked Bay, Prince William Sound, Alaska

Date: April 1957
Creator: Mihelich, Miro & Wells, R. R.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over explorations to find prospective copper mines near Valdez, Alaska. The results of the explorations are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Development of the Fischer-Tropsch Oil-Recycle Process

Development of the Fischer-Tropsch Oil-Recycle Process

Date: 1957
Creator: Benson, H. E.; Field, J. H.; Bienstock, D.; Nagel, R. R.; Brunn, L. W.; Hawk, C. O. et al.
Description: From Introduction: "This report on the development of the oil-recycle process covers: 1. Review of the work in Germany on the first oil-circulation process. 2. Work by the Bureau of Mines, United States Department of the Interior. (a) Preliminary experiments on a laboratory scale, consisting of orientation tests and bench-scale operation, employing a 1-foot bed of catalyst in a 3-inch diameter vessel. (b) Operation of 2 pilot plants with a 4- or - 8 foot bed of catalyst in 3-inch-diameter reactors. Up to 3 gallons of C2+ hydrocarbons was produced per day in each of these plants. (c) Operation of a barrel-per-day pilot plant with an 8-foot bed of catalyst in an 8-inch-diameter reactor."
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Effectiveness of Bleeder Entries in Ventilating Pillared Areas of Bituminous-Coal Mines

Effectiveness of Bleeder Entries in Ventilating Pillared Areas of Bituminous-Coal Mines

Date: September 1957
Creator: Kingery, Donald S. & Dornenburg, D. D.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on bleeder application in bituminous coal mines. The methods and results of the studies are presented. This report includes illustrations.
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Fires, gases, and ventilation in metal and nonmetallic mines

Fires, gases, and ventilation in metal and nonmetallic mines

Date: 1957
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Description: None
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Geologic Factors Related to Block Caving at San Manuel Copper Mine, Pinal County, Arizona: Progress Report, April 1954-March 1956

Geologic Factors Related to Block Caving at San Manuel Copper Mine, Pinal County, Arizona: Progress Report, April 1954-March 1956

Date: May 1957
Creator: Wilson, Eldred Dewey
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the geologic factors related to block-caving. The results of the study are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Investigation of Subbituminous-Coal Beds Near Houston, Westward Extremity of Matanuska Coalfield, Alaska

Investigation of Subbituminous-Coal Beds Near Houston, Westward Extremity of Matanuska Coalfield, Alaska

Date: August 1957
Creator: May, R. R. & Warfield, R. S.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over a study conducted on the Houston coal mine. Descriptions of the location, geology, and production of the coal mine are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Investigation of Tuffs Near Lysite, Wyoming for Selenium

Investigation of Tuffs Near Lysite, Wyoming for Selenium

Date: January 1957
Creator: Everett, Floyd D. & Bauerle, L. C.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on seleniferous tuff deposits in Wyoming. Results of the tuff samples obtained are presented. This report includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
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Low-Temperature Carbonization Assays of North American Coals

Low-Temperature Carbonization Assays of North American Coals

Date: 1957
Creator: Selvig, W. A. & Ode, W. H.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on low-temperature carbonization of coal. Methods and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Micro-Seismic Method of Determining the Stability of Underground Openings

Micro-Seismic Method of Determining the Stability of Underground Openings

Date: 1957
Creator: Obert, Leonard & Duvall, Wilbur I.
Description: From Introduction: "This report contains a summary of investigations conducted between 1940 to 1955. The characteristics of micro-seismims and the micro-seismic equipment are briefly reviewed. Generalizations regarding experimental procedure and analysis of results are presented."
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Mine Flood Prevention and Control: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania, Final Report of the Anthracite Flood-Prevention Project Engineers

Mine Flood Prevention and Control: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania, Final Report of the Anthracite Flood-Prevention Project Engineers

Date: 1957
Creator: Ash, S. H. (Simon Harry), b. 1889; Dierks, H. A. & Miller, P. S.
Description: None
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Mining Methods and Costs: La Sal Mining & Development Co., La Sal Uranium Mine, San Juan County, Utah

Mining Methods and Costs: La Sal Mining & Development Co., La Sal Uranium Mine, San Juan County, Utah

Date: September 1957
Creator: Dare, W. L. & Delicate, D. T.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the costs and methods of uranium mining in San Juan County, Utah. History, geology, and production of the uranium mines are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Molybdenum: A Materials Survey

Molybdenum: A Materials Survey

Date: April 1957
Creator: McInnis, Wilmer & Creasey, S. C.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing a survey conducted on molybdenum. History, geology, metallurgical properties, and production of molybdenum is presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and maps.
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National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Summer 1956

National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Summer 1956

Date: February 1957
Creator: Blade, O. C.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing surveys conducted on the motor gasoline sold during the summer of 1956. The amount, location, and price of gasoline sold during this time are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map.
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National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Winter 1956-57

National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Winter 1956-57

Date: July 1957
Creator: Blade, O. C.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing surveys conducted on the motor gasoline sold during the winter of 1956-1957. The amount, location, and price of gasoline sold during this time are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map.
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Petroleum-Engineering Study of Gas Injection in Fault Blocks VB and VI, Wilmington Field, California

Petroleum-Engineering Study of Gas Injection in Fault Blocks VB and VI, Wilmington Field, California

Date: May 1957
Creator: Higgins, R. V. & Pierce, R. L.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on petroleum engineering and gas-injections in California. The results of the engineering study are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Production of Crude Ammonia-Synthesis Gas from North Dakota Lignite in an Annular-Retort Gasifier

Production of Crude Ammonia-Synthesis Gas from North Dakota Lignite in an Annular-Retort Gasifier

Date: January 1957
Creator: Oppelt, W. H.; Kamps, T. W.; Gronhovd, C. H.; Kube, W. R. & McMurtrie, R.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the production of ammonia-synthesis gas in an annular-retort gasifier. The methods and results of the ammonia-synthesis gas production are discussed. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
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Survey of Fire-Fighting Facilities at Coal Mines

Survey of Fire-Fighting Facilities at Coal Mines

Date: September 1957
Creator: Stahl, R. Ward & Dodge, C. H.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over surveys conducted to determine the best fire-fighting technology for coal mines. The equipment, procedures, and cost of the technology were assessed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Syllabus of Clay Testing

Syllabus of Clay Testing

Date: 1957
Creator: Klinefelter, T. A. & Hamlin, H. P.
Description: From Introduction: "One of the many services rendered by the Federal Bureau of Mines is the identification and general examination of ore and mineral samples. This publication describes methods of testing these samples. The object of this publication is to present the testing procedures in general use in the industry up to the point where the checking becomes a quantitative one for particular products."
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