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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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
Blasting Vibrations and Their Effects on Structures
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the effects of air blast vibrations. As stated in the abstract, "this report presents the results of the Bureau of Mines 10-year program to study the problem of air blast and ground vibrations generated by blasting" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38800/
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/
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/
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/
Coal-Dust Explosion Tests in the Experimental Mine 1913-1918, Inclusive
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over experiments conducted on coal-dust explosions. The results of the experiments are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38747/
Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1917
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over mining decisions made between May and August of 1917. Details of the decisions are presented and discussed. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38745/
Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining Reported from January to May 1918
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over mining decisions made between January and May of 1918. Details of the decisions are presented and discussed. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38748/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/metadc38764/
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/
Bibliography of the Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis and Related Processes (In Two Parts): [Part] 2. Patents
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the patents of the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. As stated in the introduction, "this review contains abstracts of the technical literature and patents dealing with the history, development, and commercial applications of the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis" (p. iii). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38802/
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/
Analyses of Mine and Car Samples of Coal Collected in the Fiscal Years 1911 to 1913
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over analyses of coal samples collected from 1911 to 1913. The analyses and descriptions of the samples are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38740/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
Rock Quarrying for Cement Manufacture
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over rock quarries in the United States. As stated in the introduction, "the bulk of the report deals with quarrying methods and equipment, and gives special attention to drilling and blasting; a chapter on rock mining and one on prospecting are included" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38746/
Mineral Facts and Problems: 1960 Edition
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, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38790/
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/
Economic Methods of Utilizing Western Lignites
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over western lignite. The economic use of these lignite deposits is discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38742/
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/
Mineral Facts and Problems: 1980 Edition
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/metadc38793/
Mineral Facts and Problems: 1975 Edition
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/metadc38792/
Mining of Thin Coal Beds in the Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on thin coal beds of the anthracite region in Pennsylvania. Results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38763/
Injury Experience in the Coking Industry, 1954: Detailed Analysis of Safety Factors and Related Employment Data
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over injuries acquired in the coking industry. Types of injuries, and the states they took place in are presented and discussed. This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38794/
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/
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