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A Method of Resolving Oil-Field-Waste Emulsions

A Method of Resolving Oil-Field-Waste Emulsions

Date: 1949
Creator: Horne, J. W. & Watkins, J. Wade
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the recovery of waste emulsions in crude-oil storage tanks. As stated in the introduction, this study was undertaken to find a method of recovering a valuable oil from pit-waste emulsion" (p. 2). Detailed recovery methods are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Methods of Preventing and Limiting Explosions in Coal Mines

Methods of Preventing and Limiting Explosions in Coal Mines

Date: April 1915
Creator: Rice, George S. & Jones, L. M.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over safety prevention in coal mines. Preventing mine explosions is emphasized. Methods used in mine safety are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Minable Reserves, Petrography, Chemical Characteristics, and Washability Tests of Coal Occurring in the Coos Bay Coal Field, Coos County, Oregon

Minable Reserves, Petrography, Chemical Characteristics, and Washability Tests of Coal Occurring in the Coos Bay Coal Field, Coos County, Oregon

Date: 1948
Creator: Toenges, Albert L.; Dowd, James J.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Schopf, J. M.; Cooper, H. M.; Toenges, Albert L. et al.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the coal reserves of Coos County, Oregon. Investigations conducted on the minable coal reserves are presented in detail. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Mining Practices and Safety at the Lava Cap Gold Mining Corporation Mines, Nevada City-Grass Valley District, California

Mining Practices and Safety at the Lava Cap Gold Mining Corporation Mines, Nevada City-Grass Valley District, California

Date: 1941
Creator: Ash, S. H.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing mining safety in the Grass Valley mining district. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this paper is not to present an outstanding safety record but to show that gold mining can be pursued with the same degree of safety and improvement as any other industry, if and when the management recognizes that it can and must be done" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Motor Gasoline Properties, Laboratory Methods of Testing, and Practical Specifications

Motor Gasoline Properties, Laboratory Methods of Testing, and Practical Specifications

Date: May 1917
Creator: Dean, E. W.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on motor gasoline. The methods, properties, and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables and an illustration.
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Natural Gas Manual for the Home

Natural Gas Manual for the Home

Date: 1922
Creator: Cattell, R. A.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing a manual written for individuals who use natural gas in the home. As stated in the introduction, "its purpose is to tell about the supply, production, and distribution of natural gas, so that the necessity for preventing waste will be better understood" (p. 1). This report includes a map, illustrations, and photographs.
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Natural Ventilation of Michigan Copper Mines

Natural Ventilation of Michigan Copper Mines

Date: 1932
Creator: McElroy, G. E.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the ventilation of copper mines in Michigan. Natural ventilation of the mines and mining conditions are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Notes on the Black Sand Deposits of Southern Oregon and Northern California

Notes on the Black Sand Deposits of Southern Oregon and Northern California

Date: 1918
Creator: Hornor, R. R.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the black sands of Oregon and California. The history, and character of the deposits are presented. This paper includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
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Notes on the Use of Low-Grade Fuel in Europe

Notes on the Use of Low-Grade Fuel in Europe

Date: August 1915
Creator: Fernald, R. H.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of low-grade fuel use in Europe. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
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Passage of Solid Particles Through Rotary Cylindrical Kilns

Passage of Solid Particles Through Rotary Cylindrical Kilns

Date: 1927
Creator: Sullivan, John D.; Maier, Charles G. & Ralston, Oliver C.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on rotary kilns. As stated in the introduction, "the object of this study was to determine the factors that influence the rate of progress of crushed materials through a kiln" (p. 1). This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Permissible Explosives, Mining Equipment, and Apparatus Approved Prior to January 1, 1924

Permissible Explosives, Mining Equipment, and Apparatus Approved Prior to January 1, 1924

Date: 1924
Creator: Crawshaw, John Edward, 1880-; Ilsley, L. C., 1880-; Parker, Dorsey J. & Fieldner, Arno Carl, 1881-1966
Description: Report documenting mining explosives, equipment, and breathing apparatuses approved by the United States Bureau of Mines prior to January 1, 1924.
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Phenomena in the Ignition of Firedamp by Explosives: Part 1.- Particles from the Detonation

Phenomena in the Ignition of Firedamp by Explosives: Part 1.- Particles from the Detonation

Date: 1940
Creator: Gerhard, S. L. & Huff, Wilbert J.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the ignition of firedamp by coal-mining explosives. Experiments conducted to study the ignition of these particles are described. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Physical and Chemical Properties of Gasolines Sold Throughout the United States During the Calendar Year 1915

Physical and Chemical Properties of Gasolines Sold Throughout the United States During the Calendar Year 1915

Date: November 1916
Creator: Rittman, W. F.; Jacobs, W. A. & Dean, E. W.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the properties of gasoline sold during the year of 1915 in the U.S. The physical and chemical properties of the samples collected are discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
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Preparation and Uses of Tar and its Simple Crude Derivatives

Preparation and Uses of Tar and its Simple Crude Derivatives

Date: February 1922
Creator: Odell, W. W.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of coal tars. As stated in the introduction, "this paper discusses the uses to which some of the various tars are put and shows briefly the usual methods of working up tar into some of its simple or easily prepared derivatives, for which a market can generally be found" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Preparation Characteristics of Illinois Coals

Preparation Characteristics of Illinois Coals

Date: 1949
Creator: Crentz, William L. & Fraser, Thomas
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the mechanical coal-preparation characteristics. As stated in the introduction, "this second publication reports the washability and screen analyses of the important Illinois coal beds, showing the quality of product that would result when the raw coal is subjected to preparatory treatment" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Production of High-Alumina Slags in the Blast Furnace

Production of High-Alumina Slags in the Blast Furnace

Date: 1928
Creator: Joseph, T. L. (Thomas Leonard), b. 1894; Kinney, S. P. (Selwyne Perez), 1890-1976 & Wood, C. E. (Carl Edwin), b. 1900
Description: Technical report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the results of investigations studying the effects of alumina composition on the viscosity of iron slag.
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Quarry Accidents in the United States: During the Calendar Year 1915

Quarry Accidents in the United States: During the Calendar Year 1915

Date: December 1916
Creator: Fay, Albert H.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the quarry accidents during the year of 1915 in the U.S. The locations and types of quarry accidents are presented. This paper includes tables.
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Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1919

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1919

Date: 1921
Creator: Adams, William W.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over quarry accidents reported during the year of 1919. The results of the accident reports collected are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables.
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Recent Progress in the Thawing of Frozen Gravel in Placer Mining

Recent Progress in the Thawing of Frozen Gravel in Placer Mining

Date: June 1922
Creator: Janin, Charles
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over progress made for thawing gravel in placer mines. Different thawing tests are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
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Recovery of Gasoline from Uncondensed Still Vapors

Recovery of Gasoline from Uncondensed Still Vapors

Date: August 1923
Creator: Dow, D. B.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing fuel recovery from uncondensed vapors. As stated in the introduction, "this paper aims to show the possibility of increasing the gasoline yield from the crude by the recovery of considerable gasoline that is now lost by remaining uncondensed" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Reserves, Bed Characteristics, and Coking Properties of the Willow Creek Coal Bed, Kemmerer District, Lincoln County, Wyoming

Reserves, Bed Characteristics, and Coking Properties of the Willow Creek Coal Bed, Kemmerer District, Lincoln County, Wyoming

Date: 1945
Creator: Toenges, Albert L.; Davis, J. D.; Turnbull, Louis A. & Schopf, J. M.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the coal reserves and coking properties of the Willow Creek bed in Lincoln County, Wyoming. Analyses of the coal bed are presented in detail. This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map.
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Reserves, Petrographic and Chemical Characteristics, and Carbonizing, Properties of Coal Occurring South of Dry Fork of Minnesota Creek, Gunnison County, Near Paonia, Colorado, and the Geology of the Area

Reserves, Petrographic and Chemical Characteristics, and Carbonizing, Properties of Coal Occurring South of Dry Fork of Minnesota Creek, Gunnison County, Near Paonia, Colorado, and the Geology of the Area

Date: 1949
Creator: Toenges, Albert L.; Dowd, James J.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Davis, J. D.; Smith, H. L. & Johnson, Vard H.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the geology, chemical, and carbonizing properties of Gunnison County coal reserves in Colorado. Results and analyses of the investigations conducted on the coal reserves are presented in detail. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Results of Electrical Resistivity and Electrical Induction Measurements at Abana Mine, Quebec, Canada: Explanation of Some Factors Associated with Induction Method

Results of Electrical Resistivity and Electrical Induction Measurements at Abana Mine, Quebec, Canada: Explanation of Some Factors Associated with Induction Method

Date: 1931
Creator: Potter, E. Vernon & Lee, F. W.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on electrical resistivity at the Abana Mine in Quebec. The methods used, and results of the studies are discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Safe Mechanical Equipment for Use in Shaft Sinking

Safe Mechanical Equipment for Use in Shaft Sinking

Date: May 1922
Creator: Kudlich, R. H.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over shaft sinking safety. Safe mechanical equipment and procedures are discussed. This paper includes illustrations.
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