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Analyses of Coals in the United States with Descriptions of Mine and Field Samples Collected between July 1, 1904 and June 30, 1910: Part 1. -- Analyses

Analyses of Coals in the United States with Descriptions of Mine and Field Samples Collected between July 1, 1904 and June 30, 1910: Part 1. -- Analyses

Date: 1913
Creator: Lord, N. W.
Description: From Significance and value of Analyses of Coal: "The analyses published in this report cover samples of coal collected in many different parts of the country with unusual care by experiences men, in such manner as to make them representative of extensive beds of coal."
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Analyses of Coals in the United States with Descriptions of Mine and Field Samples Collected between July 1, 1904 and June 30, 1910 Part 2. Descriptions of Samples

Analyses of Coals in the United States with Descriptions of Mine and Field Samples Collected between July 1, 1904 and June 30, 1910 Part 2. Descriptions of Samples

Date: 1913
Creator: Lord, N. W.
Description: From Introduction: "This volume contains the descriptions of the samples whose analyses are published in the preceding volume, Part I of this bulletin. The descriptions have been compiled from the notebooks of the persons who collected the samples, have been condensed from accounts given in published reports of the United States Geological Survey, or have furnished by the collection themselves. Inasmuch as the descriptions represent the work of many persons during a period of six years, and inasmuch as they were recorded under widely differing conditions, they necessarily vary in fullness detail."
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Analyses of Virginia Coals

Analyses of Virginia Coals

Date: 1926
Creator: Eby, J. Brian, (James Brian), 1896-; Campbell, Marius Robinson, 1858-1940; Paul, J. W.; Fieldner, Arno Carl, 1881-1966; Cooper, Harry Mac, 1882-; Osgood, F. D., 1888-1935 et al.
Description: Report containing several articles discussing coal in the state of Virginia. These articles cover geographic deposition of coal, coal production, mining methods, and analyses of coal samples. Index begins on page 71.
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The Coke Industry of the United States as Related to the Foundry

The Coke Industry of the United States as Related to the Foundry

Date: 1910
Creator: Moldenke, Richard
Description: From Introduction: "The present bulletin, published by the Bureau of Mines because of the analyzing and testing of fuels have been transferred from the Geographical Survey to the Bureau of Mines, briefly reviews the status of the coke industry, some features of practice in the use of coke in the foundry, the probable happenings of a cupola heat, and the reasons for modifying charging practice so that a particular coke can be used to best advantage."
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Commercial Deductions from Comparisons of Gasoline and Alcohol Tests on Internal-Combustion Engines

Commercial Deductions from Comparisons of Gasoline and Alcohol Tests on Internal-Combustion Engines

Date: 1911
Creator: Strong, Robert M.
Description: From Introduction: "The following report is a summary of the commercial results which were obtained from 2,000 tests conducted by technologic branch of the United States Geological Survey at St. Louis, Mo., and Norfolk, Va., in 1907 and 1908, under the technical supervision of R.H. Fernald, engineer in charge of the producer-gas section."
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Comparative Fuel Values of Gasoline and Denatured Alcohol in Internal-Combustion Engines

Comparative Fuel Values of Gasoline and Denatured Alcohol in Internal-Combustion Engines

Date: 1912
Creator: Strong, R. M. & Stone, Lauson
Description: From Introduction: "Under the terms of the act establishing the Bureau of Mines, this bureau was authorized to carry on the work of testing and analyzing fuels which had been conducted by the technologic branch of the United States Geological Survey. Therefore, the first investigations of the liquid mineral fuels logically embraced a careful series of comparative tests of gasoline and denatured alcohol in engines. The report is published by the Bureau of Mines because of the transfer of the fuel-testing investigations to this bureau."
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Comparative Yields of Light Oil, Tar, and Constituents from Carbonization Tests at 800 Degrees, 900 Degrees, and 1,000 Degrees Celsius

Comparative Yields of Light Oil, Tar, and Constituents from Carbonization Tests at 800 Degrees, 900 Degrees, and 1,000 Degrees Celsius

Date: March 1943
Creator: Holmes, C. R.; Wilson, J. E. & Davis, J. D.
Description: 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.
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Essential Factors in the Formation of Producer Gas

Essential Factors in the Formation of Producer Gas

Date: 1911
Creator: Clement, J. K.; Adams, L. H. & Haskins, C. N.
Description: From Introduction Scope and Purpose of Inquiry: "The Bureau of Mines, to which the testing and analyzing of fuels as carried on by the United States Geographical Survey has been transferred, is continuing producer-gas investigations at the testing station at Pittsburgh, Pa. Results of the gas-producer tests made at the coal-testing plant erected at St.Louis, Mo., and of a study of some of the problems that came up in the tests have been published by Geological Survey. Results of the tests made at Norfolk, Va., and Pittsburgh, Pa. and of further studies of particular problems, will be published by the Bureau of Mines."
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Incidental Problems in Gas-Producer Tests

Incidental Problems in Gas-Producer Tests

Date: 1911
Creator: Fernald, R. H.; Smith, C. D.; Clement, J. K. & Grine, H. A.
Description: From Introduction: "In the course of this study many incidental problems of prime importance have demanded consideration. Among them is the determination, under practically constant conditions, of the duration of gas-producer tests necessary to reduce the possible error to minimum. A discussion of this proper length of test period forms the part of this bulletin."
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Methods and Apparatus Used in Determining the Gas, Coke, and By-Product Making Properties of American Coals: with Results on a Taggart-Bed Coal from Roda, Wise County, Virginia

Methods and Apparatus Used in Determining the Gas, Coke, and By-Product Making Properties of American Coals: with Results on a Taggart-Bed Coal from Roda, Wise County, Virginia

Date: 1931
Creator: Fieldner, A. C.; Davis, J. D.; Thiessen, R.; Kester, E. B. & Selvig, W. A.
Description: None
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Morefield Pegmatite Mine, Amelia County, Virginia

Morefield Pegmatite Mine, Amelia County, Virginia

Date: November 1953
Creator: Geehan, Robert W.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the pegmatite mine in Amelia County, Virginia. The physicality, geology, and mining methods are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Ocher and Ochery Earths

Ocher and Ochery Earths

Date: May 1929
Creator: Santmyers, R. M.
Description: Report about ocher or ochery earth, "a natural mineral pigment composed largely of clay permeated with hydrated iron (ferric oxide)" (p. 2). It includes information about the uses of choer, substitutes, artificial ocher, mining and local deposits, import and export of ocher, and related information.
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Review of State Mine Inspector's Reports as They Relate to Accidents from Falls of Roof

Review of State Mine Inspector's Reports as They Relate to Accidents from Falls of Roof

Date: April 1929
Creator: Paul, James Washington
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines over state mine inspection reports from 19 U.S. states. The information in the reports includes details of accidents, locations that specific accidents occurred, and proposed remedies for prevention of future accidents. This report includes tables.
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Thickness of Bituminous Coal and Lignite Seams Mined in the United States in 1945

Thickness of Bituminous Coal and Lignite Seams Mined in the United States in 1945

Date: December 1947
Creator: Young, W. H. & Anderson, R. L.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing bituminous coal and lignite seams found in the United States. The thickness of seams from several U.S. states is compared, as well as the mining methods employed. This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
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Titanium Resources of Nelson and Amherst Counties, Virginia: (In Two Parts), 2. Nelsonite

Titanium Resources of Nelson and Amherst Counties, Virginia: (In Two Parts), 2. Nelsonite

Date: 1964
Creator: Fish, George E., Jr. & Swanson, Vernon F.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over nelsonite occurrences in Virginia. Samples were collected by diamond-drilling. This report includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
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