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The Sedan Event: On-Site Radiological Safety Report

The Sedan Event: On-Site Radiological Safety Report

Date: October 23, 1962
Creator: Radiological Safety Division
Description: Summary: The on-site radiological support program for Project Sedan was established to assist in exclusion area control, to ninimize the radiation exposure of participating personnel and observers, and to prevent the spread of radioactive contamination.
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Final Report: Geological, Geophysical, Chemical, and Hydrological Investigations of the Sand Springs Range, Fairview Valley, and Fourmile Flat, Churchill County, Nevada

Final Report: Geological, Geophysical, Chemical, and Hydrological Investigations of the Sand Springs Range, Fairview Valley, and Fourmile Flat, Churchill County, Nevada

Date: April 26, 1965
Creator: Nevada. Bureau of Mines.
Description: From foreword: This final report covers all investigations by certain personnel of the University of Nevada for the United States Atomic Energy Commission in connection with its Shoal nuclear event.
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Structural Survey of Private Mining Properties

Structural Survey of Private Mining Properties

Date: December 1963
Creator: unknown
Description: From introduction: The pre-shot and postshot mine surveys indicated that no damage attributable to the Shoal event occurred to any of the sixteen private mining properties.
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Test of Dribble-Type Structures

Test of Dribble-Type Structures

Date: October 21, 1964
Creator: unknown
Description: ...
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Preshot and Postshot Structure Survey

Preshot and Postshot Structure Survey

Date: December 1963
Creator: Holmes & Narver
Description: ...
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Preliminary Report on the Buckhorn Claims, Washoe County, Nevada, and Lassen County, California

Preliminary Report on the Buckhorn Claims, Washoe County, Nevada, and Lassen County, California

Date: August 1955
Creator: Hetland, Donald L.
Description: Abstract: Secondary uranium minerals occur along narrow silicified northeast-trending fractures in Tertiary volcanics of rhyolitic composition. Two zones containing uranium minerals are present.
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Project Sulky: Preshot Geologic Investigations

Project Sulky: Preshot Geologic Investigations

Date: August 4, 1965
Creator: Nugent, R. C.
Description: From abstract: A comprehensive geologic and engineering investigation was undertaken at the site on Buckboard Mesa selected for the SULKY event, a nuclear cratering experiment, conducted in dry basalt.
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Close-in Air Blast from a Row Charge in Basalt

Close-in Air Blast from a Row Charge in Basalt

Date: August 4, 1965
Creator: Vortman, Luke J.
Description: From abstract: Close-in air blast measurements were made on the Dugout shot. Major constituents of the blast wave were the ground-shock-induced pulse and the pulse from venting gases. The ground-shock-induced pulse was the dominant one at all stations.
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Project Dugout: Technical Director's Summary Report

Project Dugout: Technical Director's Summary Report

Date: May 10, 1965
Creator: Nordyke, M. D.; Terhune, R. W.; Rohrer, R. F.; Cauthen, L. J. & Spruill, J. L.
Description: From abstract: Project Dugout was a chemical explosive row charge cratering experiment in hard rock conducted at the AEC Nevada Test Site as part of the Plowshare Program for development of nuclear excavation technology.
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Airborne Radiometric Survey, Kern and San Bernardino Counties, California, and Nye County, Nevada

Airborne Radiometric Survey, Kern and San Bernardino Counties, California, and Nye County, Nevada

Date: August 1954
Creator: Barrett, D. C. & Magleby, Dan N.
Description: Abstract: Approximately 10 square miles of mainly igneous rocks of the western Mojave Desert were covered by this airborne radiometric survey in 173 hours of flying time.
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The Ecology of Stream and Riparian Habitats of the Great Basin Region

The Ecology of Stream and Riparian Habitats of the Great Basin Region

Date: September 1989
Creator: Minshall, G. Wayne; Jensen, Sherman E. & Platts, William S.
Description: "The purpose of this profile is to summarize the ecological information available for and relevant to stream and riparian habitats of the Great Basin. The Great Basin comprises the northern half of the Basin and Range physiographic province and covers most of Nevada and western Utah and portions of California, Oregon, and Idaho. The entire basin actually consists of numerous subbasins and mountain ranges which present an extremely diverse physical setting" (p. iii).
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The Death Valley Expedition: A Biological Survey of Parts of California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, Part 2

The Death Valley Expedition: A Biological Survey of Parts of California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, Part 2

Date: May 31, 1893
Creator: Fisher, A. K.; Stejneger, Leonhard; Gilbert, Charles H.; Riley, C. V.; Stearns, R. E. C.; Merriam, C. Hart et al.
Description: Collection of reports on Death Valley, the bordering region of California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah. Reports include birds, reptiles and Batrachians, fishes, insects, mollusks, trees and shrubs, cactuses and yuccas, and list of localities in the reports.
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Experimental Radiation Measurements in Conventional Structures: Part 1, Radiation Measurements in Two Two-Story and Three One-Story Typical Residential Structures Before and After Modification

Experimental Radiation Measurements in Conventional Structures: Part 1, Radiation Measurements in Two Two-Story and Three One-Story Typical Residential Structures Before and After Modification

Date: July 1966
Creator: Burson, Z. G.
Description: Report discussing the methods, data, and analysis of results for "An experimental study designed to provide a basis for estimating protection against fallout radiation " (p. v) using one- and two-story structures with basements.
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Mercury: A Materials Survey

Mercury: A Materials Survey

Date: 1959
Creator: Pennington, James W. & Bailey, Edgar H.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing materials surveys conducted on mercury. As stated in the foreword, "the surveys dealing with metals and minerals summarize the demand-supply position in the United States and include information on production, imports, consumption, exports, substitutes, and pertinent history" (p. v). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Mining Methods and Costs, Lincoln Tungsten Mine, Wah Chang Mining Corporation, Lincoln County, Nevada

Mining Methods and Costs, Lincoln Tungsten Mine, Wah Chang Mining Corporation, Lincoln County, Nevada

Date: 1959
Creator: Johnson, A. C. & McDonald, Ross M.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing tungsten mining operations conducted in Lincoln County, Nevada. As stated in the summary, "this paper is one of a series being prepared by the Bureau of Mines on exploration, development, mining methods and costs at various mines in the United States" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and a photograph.
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Economic Considerations in the Recovery of Magnesia from Dolomite

Economic Considerations in the Recovery of Magnesia from Dolomite

Date: August 1943
Creator: Schallis, Alvin
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the recovery of magnesia from dolomite. Processes and methods of recovery are described. This report includes tables.
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Safety Cars of the United States Bureau of Mines

Safety Cars of the United States Bureau of Mines

Date: March 1931
Creator: Forbes, J. J. & Ankeny, M. J.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mine stations and safety cars used to reach miners in distress. As stated in the report, "the purpose, equipment, personnel, and construction of its safety cars" is presented. This report includes an illustration, and a map.
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Some Haulage and Hoisting Hazards in Western Mines

Some Haulage and Hoisting Hazards in Western Mines

Date: December 1942
Creator: Denny, E. H. & Humphrey, H. B.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing safety hazards in western mines. Mine hoisting and haulage accidents are presented. Accident prevention is also discussed. This report includes tables.
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The Bowie-Gavin Process: Its Application to the Cracking of Tars and Heavy Oils, Also to the Recovery of Oil from Oil-Soaked Sands or Shales, or from Oil Shales

The Bowie-Gavin Process: Its Application to the Cracking of Tars and Heavy Oils, Also to the Recovery of Oil from Oil-Soaked Sands or Shales, or from Oil Shales

Date: 1926
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the Bowie-Gavin process. As stated in the introduction, "this paper describes a process and an apparatus designed to recover oil from such deposits" (p. 1). The results of experiments conducted using this process are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Analyses of Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon Coals

Analyses of Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada and Oregon Coals

Date: 1947
Creator: Andrews, David A.; Hendricks, Thomas A. & Huddle, John W.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over analyses of coals from many western states. The characteristics of the coals found in each state are discussed in detail. This paper includes tables, and maps.
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Gypsum Products: Their Preparation and Uses

Gypsum Products: Their Preparation and Uses

Date: July 1917
Creator: Stone, Ralph W.
Description: Technical report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the different uses of gypsum. The sources and uses of gypsum are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
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Exploration, Composition, and Washing, Burning and Gas-Producer Tests of a Coal Occurring Near Coaldale, Esmeralda County, Nevada

Exploration, Composition, and Washing, Burning and Gas-Producer Tests of a Coal Occurring Near Coaldale, Esmeralda County, Nevada

Date: 1946
Creator: Toenges, Albert L.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Schopf, James M.; Yancey, H. F.; Geer, M. R.; Johnson, K. A. et al.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of available coal in Esmeralda County, Nevada. Exploration of the coal deposits is discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
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Investigation of Mercury Deposits in Nevada and in Malheur County, Oregon

Investigation of Mercury Deposits in Nevada and in Malheur County, Oregon

Date: December 1956
Creator: Benson, Willmar T.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of mercury deposits in Nevada, and Oregon. History, physical features, and geology of the deposits are presented. This report includes maps, and illustrations.
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Investigation of the Tem Piute Tungsten Deposit, Lincoln County, Nevada

Investigation of the Tem Piute Tungsten Deposit, Lincoln County, Nevada

Date: January 1950
Creator: Binyon, Eugene O.; Holmes, G. H. & Johnson, A. C.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of the Tem Piute tungsten deposits. The physical features, geology, and mining methods are presented. This report includes maps, charts, and illustrations.
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