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Geophysical Investigation of Manganiferous Iron Deposits, Boston Hill, Grant County, New Mexico

Geophysical Investigation of Manganiferous Iron Deposits, Boston Hill, Grant County, New Mexico

Date: February 1948
Creator: Joesting, H. R.; Bacon, L. O. & Getz, J. H.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over geophysical studies conducted on iron deposits of Grant County, New Mexico. Methods and equipment used during the studies are presented. The results are also presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Engineering Study of the Seminole Area, Seminole and Pottawatomie Counties, Oklahoma

Engineering Study of the Seminole Area, Seminole and Pottawatomie Counties, Oklahoma

Date: May 1930
Creator: Brandenthaler, R. R.; Morris, W. S. & Bopp, C. R.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over engineering studies conducted on Oklahoma oil fields. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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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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Asbestos: A Materials Survey

Asbestos: A Materials Survey

Date: 1959
Creator: Bowles, Oliver
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing asbestos mining. As stated in the introduction, "this report gives primary consideration to the types and grades of asbestos that are of greatest importance in the program of military preparedness-namely, the spinning grades of chrysotile, both foreign and domestic, and the amosite and crocidolite obtained only from foreign sources" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Energy Uses and Supplies, 1939, 1947, 1965

Energy Uses and Supplies, 1939, 1947, 1965

Date: October 1950
Creator: Barnett, Harold J.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing specific energy uses during the years of 1939, 1947, and 1965. As stated in the subject, "this is a summary of preliminary results of an exploratory study if energy uses and supplies in the United States" (p. 2). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Extinguishing Fire with Carbon Dioxide in the Valier Mine, Valier Coal Company, Valier, Franklin County, Illinois

Extinguishing Fire with Carbon Dioxide in the Valier Mine, Valier Coal Company, Valier, Franklin County, Illinois

Date: April 1950
Creator: Westfield, James; Brumbaugh, H. C. & Whittaker, R. W.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining fires, and the use of carbon dioxide as fire control. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this circular is to describe the sealing off of a mine fire and subsequent use of carbon dioxide gas to extinguish it" (p. 2). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Burning Wood Waste for Commercial Heat and Power

Burning Wood Waste for Commercial Heat and Power

Date: September 1950
Creator: Barkley, J. F. & Morgan, R. E.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing wood waste that is used for commercial heat and power. The development of wood burning equipment is presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Causes of Roof-Fall Fatalities in Anthracite and Bituminous-Coal Mines, 1955 and 1956

Causes of Roof-Fall Fatalities in Anthracite and Bituminous-Coal Mines, 1955 and 1956

Date: 1958
Creator: Joseph, R. D.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing coal mining roof-fall accidents during 1955 and 1956. As stated in the summary, "the study includes an analysis of individual accident reports, sets forth the measurable factors, and compares such factors with a representative sample of average data from 39 anthracite mines and 117 bituminous mines" (p. 1).
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Carbon Dioxide Content of Mine-Fire Atmospheres as an Aid when Fighting Metal-Mine Fires

Carbon Dioxide Content of Mine-Fire Atmospheres as an Aid when Fighting Metal-Mine Fires

Date: December 1950
Creator: Ash, S. H.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mine fires, and methods for controlling and extinguishing them. As stated in the purpose, "the purpose of this report is to show briefly how to utilize the trend of the carbon dioxide content of the mine-fire atmospheres to fight metal-mine fires" (p. 4). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Economic Considerations in the Recovery of Magnesia from Dolomite

Economic Considerations in the Recovery of Magnesia from Dolomite

Date: August 1943
Creator: Schallis, Alvin
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the recovery of magnesia from dolomite. Processes and methods of recovery are described. This report includes tables.
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Consumption of Slab Zinc in the United States by Industries, Grades, and Geographic Divisions, 1940-45: Including a Summary of Consumption Since 1900

Consumption of Slab Zinc in the United States by Industries, Grades, and Geographic Divisions, 1940-45: Including a Summary of Consumption Since 1900

Date: February 1948
Creator: Ransome, Alfred L.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the U.S. slab-zinc consumption between the years of 1940-1945. As stated in the introduction, "this information circular summarized basic data collected for many years by the Bureau of Mines, but in particular presents for the 1940-45 period details derived from the comprehensive slab zinc consumption survey inaugurated in 1940" (p. 3). The different uses for slab zinc are presented. This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
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Control of Metallurgical and mineral dusts and fumes in Los Angeles County, California

Control of Metallurgical and mineral dusts and fumes in Los Angeles County, California

Date: April 1952
Creator: Allen, Glenn L.; Viets, Floyd H. & McCabe, Louis C.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing metallurgical and mineral fumes and dusts in Los Angeles County, California. Properties of dusts and fumes from different minerals are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Design and Operation of a Four-Ton-Per-Hour Gold and Silver Ore-Sampling Plant

Design and Operation of a Four-Ton-Per-Hour Gold and Silver Ore-Sampling Plant

Date: June 1936
Creator: Gardner, E. D. & Leddell, W. A.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the operations of silver and gold ore-sampling plants. The facility designs and operation methods are presented. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Petroleum Refineries, Including Cracking Plants in the United States, January 1, 1948

Petroleum Refineries, Including Cracking Plants in the United States, January 1, 1948

Date: August 1948
Creator: Lott, F. S.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the petroleum refineries and cracking plants throughout the United States. As stated in the introduction, "in this publication the capacities of petroleum refineries and cracking plants in the United States on January 1, 1948, are listed, according to the latest annual survey of the Bureau of Mines" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and a map.
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Petroleum Refineries, Including Cracking Plants, in the United States, January 1, 1951

Petroleum Refineries, Including Cracking Plants, in the United States, January 1, 1951

Date: July 1951
Creator: Kirby, J. G.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the petroleum refineries in the United States during 1951. Locations and crude-oil capacities of the refineries are presented. This report includes tables, and a map.
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National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Winter 1956-57

National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Winter 1956-57

Date: July 1957
Creator: Blade, O. C.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing surveys conducted on the motor gasoline sold during the winter of 1956-1957. The amount, location, and price of gasoline sold during this time are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map.
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Procedure of the Purchasing and Supply Departments of the Miami Copper Company, Miami, Arizona

Procedure of the Purchasing and Supply Departments of the Miami Copper Company, Miami, Arizona

Date: May 1932
Creator: Bishop, Fred L. & Keller, Albert E.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the purchasing procedures documented by the Miami Copper Company in Arizona. Supplies, invoices, discounts, and accounting procedures are described in detail. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Quartz and Silica: Part 1. - General Summary

Quartz and Silica: Part 1. - General Summary

Date: August 1931
Creator: Santmyers, Reigart Meredith
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing quartz and silica minerals. As stated in the foreword, "the purpose of the present paper is to assemble brief summaries of the many widely differing industries engaged in the production and preparation of these minerals in their principal commercial forms" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Recent Developments in Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids for Underground Use

Recent Developments in Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids for Underground Use

Date: 1961
Creator: Polack, Samuel, P.; Smith, Allan F. & Barthe, Henry P.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the use of fire-resistant hydraulic fluids in coal mines. As stated in the summary, "this report reviews investigations to determine the fire hazard in coal mining when using flammable petroleum hydraulic oils to actuate mining equipment and summarizes research by the Bureau of Mines and industry on fire-resistant hydraulic fluids" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Winter 1955-56

National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Winter 1955-56

Date: April 1956
Creator: Blade, O. C.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing surveys conducted on the motor gasoline sold during the winter of 1955-1956. The amount, location, and price of gasoline sold during this time are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map.
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Outlook and Research Possibilities for Bituminous Coal

Outlook and Research Possibilities for Bituminous Coal

Date: May 1956
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing research conducted on the bituminous coal industry in the United States. As stated in the introduction, "in addition to research and development work of the coal industry, that of associated industries and coal consumers is covered" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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Open Schedules for Gold and Silver Ores and Concentrates at Western Custom Smelters

Open Schedules for Gold and Silver Ores and Concentrates at Western Custom Smelters

Date: December 1936
Creator: Gardner, E. D. & Allsman, Paul T.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the smelting schedules for the operators of silver and gold mines. As stated in the introduction, "the paper discusses smelting schedules, general smelting practices that have a bearing on rates, and the reasons for penalties or credits for certain constituents of ores" (p. 1). This report includes tables.
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Peat-Bog Fires: Their Origin and Control

Peat-Bog Fires: Their Origin and Control

Date: July 1947
Creator: Parker, D. J.; Benson, J. B. & Bird, J. H.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing peat-bog fires. As stated in the introduction, "this paper will serve a useful purpose in that it will afford an exchange of ideas with respect to procedure, equipment, and methods of controlling and extinguishing peat-bog fires" (p. 2). This report includes tables, photographs, and a map.
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Report of Petroleum and Natural-gas Division: Fiscal Year 1946

Report of Petroleum and Natural-gas Division: Fiscal Year 1946

Date: June 1949
Creator: Cattell, Roscoe Arnold
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the work completed by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Division during 1946. Petroleum engineering studies and natural gas field studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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