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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Serial/Series Title: Bulletin (United States. Bureau of Mines)
 Collection: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
Approved Electric Lamps for Miners
From introduction: "The Bureau of Mines calls attention to the dangers of open-flame lamps in any coal mine." digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc100812/
Cold-Mold Arc Melting and Casting
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines providing updates and additional information related to cold-mold arc melting and casting. Abstract: "This bulletin reviews the historical background of the cold-mold arc-melting technology, with specific references to the development that led to homogeneous zirconium ingots. Descriptions are given of modern production arc-furnaces for vacuum melting of both exotic and conventional metals. Besides zirconium, specific data are given for production of chromium, thorium, and copper. The development of the skull-casting technique for titanium is detailed, and the application of the technique to such refractory metals as molybdenum and tungsten is described. Factors of operation of the apparatus and furnace design are considered" (p. 1). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc282626/
Oil-Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing studies conducted on the development of the oil-shale industry from a historical, technical, and economic perspective. Results of the studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66388/
Electric Brass Furnace Practice
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the use of electric furnaces for melting brass, and other nonferrous alloys. Monetary benefits, health benefits, and other advantages of using electric furnaces are presented. Descriptions of furnaces and their operational methods are also presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66384/
Contributions to the Data on Theoretical Metallurgy: [Part] 7. The Thermodynamic Properties of Sulphur and its Inorganic Compounds
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the thermodynamic properties of sulfur, and its inorganic compounds. As stated in the introduction, "the present bulletin has as its primary purpose the correlation of the thermodynamic properties of elementary sulfur and its inorganic compounds and the presentation, after careful consideration of all available information, of a self-consistent system of thermodynamic relationships for these substances" (p. 1). This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66396/
Oil Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study
Revised report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing studies conducted on the development of the oil-shale industry from a historical, technical, and economic perspective. Results of the studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66392/
Contributions to the Data on Theoretical Metallurgy: [Part] 15. A Reprint of Bulletins 383, 384, 393, and 406
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines containing a compilation of four previously printed Bulletins discussing thermodynamics and inorganic substances. The four reprints included are bulletins 383, 384, 393, and 406, and are each printed in full. This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66400/
Cold-Mold Arc Melting and Casting
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the cold-mold arc-melting technology and techniques. As stated in the introduction, "the objectives of this book are twofold: To accumulate and update Bureau of Mines contributions to cold-mold arc melting and casting, and, by addition of pertinent chapters, to provide production melters and researchers with the best possible view of the overall technique" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc66404/
Petroleum and Natural-Gas Fields in Wyoming
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing 75 petroleum and natural gas fields studied throughout Wyoming. History, geographic location, geology, drilling methods, and detailed analyses are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38781/
Safety in Coal Mining: A Handbook
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing safety measures adopted by mining operations in the United States. As stated in the introduction, "this report deals solely with accidents in coal mines and with the means of prevention that have been determined and officially approved by the bureau" (p. 2). This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38815/
Notes on Explosive Mine Gases and Dusts: With Special Reference to Explosions in the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi Coal Mines
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing coal mining gas and dust explosions, specifically those at the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi mines of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Studies on mine explosions, as well as methods and analyses are presented. This report includes tables, and an illustration. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38812/
Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1917
Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: "This publication is devoted exclusively to a review and abstracts of decisions based on the laws governing the rights and duties of mine owners, operators, miners, and persons trafficking in all kinds of mining properties. It includes abstracts of current decisions of all the Federal and State courts of last resort on questions relating to the mining industries" (Bulletin 61, p. 9). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38813/
Extraction and Recovery of Radium, Uranium and Vanadium from Carnotite
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing extraction and recovery of different ores from carnotite. Equipment and methods for extraction are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38814/
Burning of Coal and Coke Treated with Small Quantities of Chemicals
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the use of chemicals to enhance the burning of fuels. Methods and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38779/
The Manufacture of Sulphuric Acid in the United States
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the production of sulfuric acid. As stated in the introduction, "the present bulletin was prepared to cover the main facts in regard to the industry in this country, including a discussion of the supplies of sulfur-bearing raw materials, the situation of the acid plants, the principal points in regard to manufacturing processes, and the uses of the acid" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38753/
Low-Temperature Carbonization Assays of North American Coals
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38795/
Facts Relating to the Production and Substitution of Manufactured Gas for Natural Gas
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over information obtained on manufactured gas production instead of natural gas production. The information collected is discussed. This includes such topics as rates, methods, and locations of gas. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38775/
Subsidence and Ground Movement in the Copper and Iron Mines of the Upper Peninsula, Michigan
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the ground movement and support failure of Michigan mines. Factors involved in surface subsidence in the mines are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38772/
Carburetion of Combustible Gas with Butane and Propane-Butane Mixtures with Particular Reference to the Carburetion of Water Gas
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the carburetion of many different fuels. The report pays particular attention to the carburetion of water gas. Carburetion methods and results are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38771/
Iron Oxide Reduction Equilibria: A Critique from the Standpoint of the Phase Rule and Thermodynamics
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on iron oxide reduction. As stated in the scope of bulletin, "this bulletin, therefore, presents the properties of the common oxides of iron, their combinations with each other, and the reduction-equilibrium diagrams by which the investigator passes from one to the next; the end point is not pure iron but the carburized iron of the blast furnace, cast iron" (p. 1-2). This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38773/
Sampling and Estimation of Ore Deposits
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the sampling and analyses of ore deposits. Methods, problems, and results are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38777/
Limits of Inflammability of Gases and Vapors
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the inflammability of the gases found in mines. As stated in the introduction, "it is the object of this paper to present the results of a critical review of all figures published on the limits of inflammability of combustible gases and vapors when in admixture with air, oxygen, or other "atmosphere" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38770/
Stopping Methods and Costs
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Petroleum Refinery Statistics: 1927
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over statistical records kept on petroleum refineries during 1927. Statistical information on different forms of petroleum is discussed. This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38774/
Flow of Gases Through Beds of Broken Solids
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the effects of vapor flow through beds of broken solids. Methods and results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38776/
Bibliography of Petroleum and Allied Substances in 1919 and 1920
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines consisting of bibliographies for petroleum bulletins. The bibliographies for bulletins published between 1919 and 1920 are presented. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38758/
Petroleum Laws of All America
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines covering petroleum laws of the U.S. and surrounding oil producing countries. As stated in the preface, "this bulletin includes the petroleum laws of (1) United States; (2) the several oil-producing States; (3) Canada; (4) Mexico; (5) the Republics of Central and South America" (p. iv). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38754/
Steaming Tests of Coals and Related Investigations: September 1, 1904, to December 31, 1908
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on fuel-testing plants. The results of steaming tests on coals are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38736/
The Electrothermic Metallurgy of Zinc
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the electrothermic metallurgy and smelting of zinc. Different smelting methods, processes, and equipment are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38755/
Petroleum Investigations and Production of Helium
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on petroleum and helium production. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38752/
Hydraulic Mine Filling: Its Use in the Pennsylvania Anthracite Fields, A Preliminary Report
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on hydraulic mine filling. The different uses of this type of mine filling are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38737/
Explosives: Their Materials, Constitution, and Analysis
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on types of explosives. Properties, materials, and methods of different explosives are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38759/
Talc and Soapstone: Their Mining, Milling, Products and Uses
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over talc and soapstone. The different mining methods, as well as their uses are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38756/
War Minerals, Nitrogen Fixation and Sodium Cyanide
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations conducted on common war minerals. Descriptions of the minerals and their uses are presented. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38751/
Timbering of Metal Mines
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the importance of timbering in metal mines. The reasons and methods for timbering are presented and discussed. This report includes illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38757/
Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: January to May 1919
Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: "This publication is devoted exclusively to a review and abstracts of decisions based on the laws governing the rights and duties of mine owners, operators, miners, and persons trafficking in all kinds of mining properties. It includes abstracts of current decisions of all the Federal and State courts of last resort on questions relating to the mining industries" (Bulletin 61, p. 9). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38750/
Mineral Facts and Problems, 1956
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over mineral characteristics, uses, and problems. Descriptions of common minerals and their uses are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38789/
Iron Blast-Furnace Slag Production Processing, Properties, and Uses
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the production of blast-furnace slag. Characteristics and uses of slag are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38786/
Mineral Industries Survey of the United States, California: Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties, Mother Lode District (South). Mines of the Southern Mother Lode Region, Part 2 -- Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over mining operations in the southern Mother Lode Region of California. A review of this area is presented, and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38783/
Bibliography of the Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis and Related Processes (In Two Parts): [Part] 1. Review and Compilation of the Literature on the Production of Synthetic Liquid Fuels and Chemicals by the Hydrogenation of Carbon Monoxide
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis of liquid fuels. As stated in the introduction, "this review contains abstracts of the technical literature and patents dealing with the history, development, and commercial application of the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis and related processes for the hydrogenation of carbon monoxide and the production of synthetic fuels and chemicals" (p. v). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38787/
Contributions to the Data on Theoretical Metallurgy: [Part] 7. The Thermodynamic Properties of Sulphur and its Inorganic Compounds
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies on the thermodynamics of sulphur. As stated in the introduction, "the present bulletin has as its primary purpose the correlation of the thermodynamic properties of elementary sulphur and its inorganic compounds and the presentation, after careful consideration of all available information, of a self-consistent system of thermodynamic relationships for these substances" (p. 1). This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38780/
The Asbestos Industry
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the production and use of asbestos. Descriptions of the different types of asbestos are discussed. Its applications are also discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38788/
Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1937
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over quarry accidents in the U.S. during 1937. The number, type, and location of the accidents are presented and discussed. This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38785/
Metal-Mining Practice
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines over practices of metal mining. As stated in the introduction, "this bulletin summarizes mining practices of a large number of metal mines in the United states and foreign countries. The adaptation of mining methods best suited to the various natural conditions in mines is discussed, and comparative costs are presented" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38782/
Magnetic Separation of Ores
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the removal of magnetic materials from iron ores. As stated in the introduction, "this report discusses briefly operations and trends in magnetic separation, explains magnetic separation, describes and classifies the machines used, and outlines their development" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38784/
Investigations of the Preparation and Use of Lignite, 1918-1925
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations conducted on lignite. Preparation methods and uses of lignite are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38765/
Iron-Ore (Hematite) Mining Practice in the Birmingham District, Alabama
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on red iron-ore mining near Birmingham, Alabama. Results of the studies are presented and discussed, as are mining methods. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38762/
Subsidence Due to Coal Mining in Illinois
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations on surface subsidence from coal mining in Illinois. The results of the investigations are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38761/
The Ferric Sulphate-Sulphuric Acid Process: With a Chapter on Producing Small Bubbles of Gas in Liquids by Submerged Orifices
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the ferric sulphate-sulphuric acid process. As stated in the introduction, "the work reported here comprises merely a study of the chemistry of the process and the mechanical conditions that would have to be observed in practice" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38767/
Plastic Magnesia
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the production methods and uses of plastic magnesia. Methods, properties, and uses of plastic magnesia are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38760/
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