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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Serial/Series Title: Report of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines)
 Collection: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
Annual Report of the Mining Division, Fiscal Year 1942
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the annual work conducted by the Mining Division during 1942. Descriptions of projects and operations during the fiscal year are listed. This report contains tables, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38445/
Annual Report of the Secretary of the Interior for 1949: Synthetic Liquid Fuels, Part 3. - Liquid Fuels from Agricultural Residues
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the development and production of synthetic liquid fuels derived from agricultural products. The amount of synthetic fuels developed from corn is presented. The report includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38537/
Applicability of Radio to Emergency Mine Communications: Progress Report, September 1946 to November 1947
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the progress made in emergency mine communications. The results of testing done on low-frequency radio communication are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38494/
Application of Buckley-Leverett Techniques in Oil-Reservoir Analysis
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over new techniques of oil-reservoir analysis. The methods used are presented. This report includes tables, and graphs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38683/
Application of Electrical-Resistivity Surveys to Exploration for Zinc-Lead Deposits, Racine-Spurgeon Area, Newton County, Missouri
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over surveys conducted on zinc-lead deposits of Newton County, Missouri. Results of the surveys are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38677/
Beneficiation of Chromite Ores From Western United States
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the sampling of chrome ore deposits in the western United States. Physical properties of the samples collected are presented. This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38473/
Beneficiation of Iron-Copper Ores from Kasaan Peninsula, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38658/
Beneficiation Studies of the Oregon Coastal Dune Sands for Use as Glass Sand
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the coastal sands and their potential for being used as glass sand. Samples were tested, and properties of the sands are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38708/
Beryl Mountain, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over exploration of mineral deposits on Beryl Mountain. As stated in the introduction, "testing by surface cuts, trenching, and tunneling was conducted by the Bureau of Mines from August to December 1943" (p. 1). This report includes maps. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38486/
Beryl Resources of the Black Hills of South Dakota
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the beryl deposits in the northern Black Hills of South Dakota. The properties and quantity of the beryl samples were evaluated. Maps, illustrations, and tables are included in the report. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38576/
Bituminous-Coal Deposits in the Vicinity of Eska, Matanuska Valley Coal Field, Alaska
Report of investigations issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the estimated recoverable reserves of bituminous coal found in the Matanuska Valley Coal Field. The investigation includes studies of the area, and methods of mining which include diamond and churn drilling. This report includes maps, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38573/
Bituminous Coal Deposits of the Matanuska Coalfield, Alaska: Central and Western Parts, Wishbone District
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing bituminous coal production of the Matanuska coalfield in Alaska. A history of the coalfield is presented, as well as drilling methods and data. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38695/
Blackbird Cobalt Deposits, Lemhi County, Idaho
Report from the U.S. Bureau of Mines on exploration of known cobalt ore deposits in Lemhi County, Idaho. Physical features of the area, and properties of the cobalt samples collected are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38467/
Bovill Clay and Sand Deposit, Latah County, Idaho: Geology, Minerology, and Beneficiation Tests
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the clay-silica deposits found in Bovill, Idaho. As stated in the abstract, "the geology, mineralogy, beneficiation, and potential uses of the clay and quartz fractions of the Bovill deposit are described" (p. 1). This report includes tables, graphs, photographs, and maps. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38705/
Briquetting Subbituminous Coal
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over briquetting of coal for development of more effective fuel. Materials, equipment, and processes are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38454/
Bucket-Drilling the Coso Mercury Deposit, Inyo County, California
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the Coso mercury deposits of Inyo County, and development of the bucket drill for obtaining samples. Descriptions of the physical features of the deposits are listed. This report includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38485/
Bureau of Mines Multiple-Diaphragm Recording Subsurface-Pressure Gage
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the measuring of temperature and pressure in oil and gas wells. Descriptions of the instrumentation developed and used for these measurements are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38402/
Bureau of Mines Research on Trailing-Cable-Fault Locators
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over fault locators in trailing cables. The methods used for locating faults are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38728/
Burning Anthracite Barley on a Chain-Grate Stoker in a Two-Arch Furnace
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the use of anthracite barley as a fuel for a chain-grate stoker in a two-arch furnace. The efficiency and capacity of the anthracite barley as fuel is presented. Tables, graphs, and illustrations are included in the report. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38547/
Byproduct Coke-Oven Tests of Washington Coals
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the coking-coal testing done on Washington coal. Descriptions of the testing, and properties of the coals tested are presented. This report includes tables, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38415/
Characteristics and Analyses of Ninety-Two Colorado Crude Oils
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38657/
Clay in Petroleum-Reservoir Rocks: Its effect on Permeability, with Particular Reference to Tejon-Grapevine Area, Kern County, California
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on clays of petroleum-reservoir rocks in Kern County, California. The effects of water sensitivity of clays are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38669/
Cle Elum Iron-Nickel Deposits, Kittitas County, Washington
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the iron-nickel deposits of Kittitas County, Washington. As stated in the introduction, "the investigation consisted of road building, diamond drilling, sampling, and metallurgical tests" (p. 1). This report includes tables and maps. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38484/
Coal Carbonization: Carbonizing Properties of Medium-Volatile Coals of Different Types
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the characteristics of different coal varieties after carbonization. The properties of these different coals are presented. This report includes tables, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38424/
Coal-Mine Fatalities in April, 1931
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the coal mine related deaths during the month of April, 1931. The number of fatalities and the causes are presented. This report includes tables and graphs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38390/
Coal-Mine Fatalities in December, 1930
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the coal mine related deaths during December, 1930. The number of fatalities and the causes are presented. This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38385/
Coal-Mine Fatalities in February, 1931
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the coal mine related deaths during the month of February, 1931. The number of fatalities and the causes of each are presented. This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38387/
Coal-Mine Fatalities in June, 1931
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the coal mine related deaths that occurred during the month of June, 1931. The number of fatalities and the causes of each are presented. This report includes tables and a graph. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38392/
Coal-Mine Fatalities in March, 1931
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the coal mine related deaths that occurred during the month of March, 1931. The number of fatalities and their causes are listed. This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38389/
Coal-Mine Fatalities in May, 1926
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the coal-mining related deaths in May, 1926. The 126 accidents are documented and categorized. The accidents are analyzed in order to prevent future accidents, and to implement safety procedures. This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38378/
Coal-Mine Fatalities in May, 1931
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the coal mine related deaths that occurred during the month of May, 1931. The number of fatalities and their causes are presented. This report includes tables and graphs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38391/
Coal-Mine Fatalities in November, 1930
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the fatalities of coal miners in November, 1930. The common causes of death, and the location of the mines that the fatalities occurred in are listed. This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38384/
Coke from Low-Ash Appalachian Coals for Carbon Electrodes in Aluminum Industry with a Chapter on Comparison of Results Obtained by Trent Process for Cleaning Coal with Those by Float-and-Sink Methods
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on testing conducted on coking coal samples for carbon electrode use in aluminum production. The testing methods, and results are presented. This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38421/
Columbia River Magnetite Sands, Clatsop County, Oregon, and Pacific County, Washington, Hammond and McGowan Deposits
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on investigations of the magnetite-bearing sands near the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington. Properties of the sands and magnetite deposits are listed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38466/
Comparative Study of Magnetic Surveys of Worcester County, Maryland: Made on the Ground and From Airplane Observations
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on magnetic surveys conducted on Worcester County, Maryland. The results of observations obtained on the ground and from the air are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, and maps. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38471/
Comparative Yields of Light Oil, Tar, and Constituents from Carbonization Tests at 800 Degrees, 900 Degrees, and 1,000 Degrees Celsius
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on testing done on a variety of American coals collected from 32 coal beds across the country. The carbonizing properties of samples tested at 3 different temperatures are presented. This report includes tables, and graphs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38451/
Conditioning Water for Secondary-Recovery in Midcontinent Oil Fields
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on results from a study of water-injection plants in the mid-continent oil producing area. The report lists the field methods used, and the analysis of available water for injection. This report includes maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38591/
A Convenient Table for Determining Metastable Transitions in Mass Spectra
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38660/
Conversion of Nicaro Nickel Oxide to Nickel Metal
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over testing conducted on nickel oxide to produce nickel metal. Details of testing methods and results are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38674/
Copper Mines and Prospects Adjacent to Landlocked Bay, Prince William Sound, Alaska
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38659/
Core-Drilling Testing for Base-Metal Mineralization Below the Hope Silver Mines, Granite County, Montana
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over base-metal testing conducted in Granite County, Montana. Descriptions of the deposits, geology, and the factual data obtained during testing are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38505/
Corrosion and Deposits in Regenerative Air Preheaters
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the field tests performed on air preheaters. It also discusses the corrosion resistance of different materials, and their corrosive effects. This report contains tables, graphs, photographs and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38601/
Daisy Fluorite Mine: Rosiclare Lead and Fluorspar Mining Company, Hardin County, Illinois
Report from the U.S. Bureau of Mines over the studies conducted on the Daisy mine and the Hillside mine in Hardin County, Illinois. Properties of the mines, and the types of mineral deposits found in each are presented. This report includes maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38472/
Data on Pumping at the Anthracite Mines of Pennsylvania
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the study of pumping at anthracite mines in Pennsylvania. The study was conducted in order to solve anthracite mine-water problems. The report includes maps, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38541/
Description and Operation of the N-T-U Retort on Colorado Oil Shale
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on Colorado oil-shale. Description of the N-T-U retort is presented. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38653/
Design and Applications of Some Mathematical Models for Mine-Systems Analysis
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over mining systems. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this publication is to show possible application, within the field of mining, of some innovations to methods of analysis that have been developed and improved in recent years" (p. 2). This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38701/
Destructive Distillation of Mixtures of Oil and Coal
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the characteristics and behavior of oil and coal distillation processes. The effectiveness of the distillation processes and the properties of the oil and coal mixtures are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38371/
Determining Seepage Characteristics of Mill-Tailings Dams by the Finite-Element Method
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of mill-tailings dams, and disposal. Methods and development of tailings dams are discussed. This report includes tables, charts, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38720/
Development and Preliminary Operation of the Gas-Combustion Oil-Shale Pilot Retort
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over operations of an oil-shale pilot plant. As stated in the summary, "this report describes the step-by-step development of the Gas-Combustion retort and the various modifications and means of air admission used to obtain a workable unit" (p. 2). This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38627/
Development and Production History on the Salt Flat and Other Fault Fields of East Central Texas
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the Salt Flat fields in East Central Texas. As stated in the introduction, "this report deals with the development and production history of the Salt Flat field and gives comparative data on five outstanding fault fields. Two of these fields are producing from limestone and three from sandstone reservoirs" (p. 2-3). This report includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38383/