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Geophysical Investigations for United States Atomic Energy Commission in the Colorado Plateau Area

Geophysical Investigations for United States Atomic Energy Commission in the Colorado Plateau Area

Date: July 25, 1952
Creator: Wantland, Dart
Description: From introduction: The objective of the investigations is to test the usefulness of these geophysical procedures in connection with exploration for uranium-bearing mineral deposits.
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Field Tests for the United States Atomic Energy Commission on the Use of the Seismic Geophysical Method for Tracing "Buried Channels" in the Monument Valley Area, Arizona

Field Tests for the United States Atomic Energy Commission on the Use of the Seismic Geophysical Method for Tracing "Buried Channels" in the Monument Valley Area, Arizona

Date: November 15, 1952
Creator: Wantland, Dart & Casey, Robert D.
Description: From introduction: This report contains the results of field tests for the U.S. AEC on the use of the seismic geophysical method for tracing "buried channels" in the Monument Valley area, Arizona.
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The Meaning of Specifications for Gasoline and Kerosene

The Meaning of Specifications for Gasoline and Kerosene

Date: November 1926
Creator: Kraemer, A. J.
Description: Report on how to identify good gasoline and kerosene, written for the average citizen, with an explanation of purchaser and supplier relationships.
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Educational Agencies in Mining Communities

Educational Agencies in Mining Communities

Date: April 1920
Creator: Read, T. T.
Description: Report on the importance of industrial education in the mining sector. It explains general education and facilities for specialized education for proficiency in a given field.
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Problems Facing Coal Mining and Gas Production in the Hartshorne Coalbeds of the Western Arkoma Basin, Oklahoma

Problems Facing Coal Mining and Gas Production in the Hartshorne Coalbeds of the Western Arkoma Basin, Oklahoma

Date: 1983
Creator: Iannacchione, Anthony T.
Description: This report provides pertinent geologic information for long-range planning of subsurface coal and gas production from the Hartshorne Coalbeds. Problems encountered include the complex distribution of minable and un-minable coal, high methane content and bed pressure, faulting, variations in degree of dip, presence of natural gas fields in associated sandstones, and legal problems.
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Investigation of Lower Coal Beds in Georges Creek and North Part of Upper Potomac Basins, Allegany and Garrett Counties, Maryland: Reserves, Petrographic and Chemical Characteristics of Coals, and Stratigraphy of Area (Maps)

Investigation of Lower Coal Beds in Georges Creek and North Part of Upper Potomac Basins, Allegany and Garrett Counties, Maryland: Reserves, Petrographic and Chemical Characteristics of Coals, and Stratigraphy of Area (Maps)

Date: 1949
Creator: Toenges, Albert L.
Description: Series of eleven maps to illustrate coal mines in Maryland, to accompany a report about thinning in the coal beds.
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Reduction Mills in Montana in 1925

Reduction Mills in Montana in 1925

Date: March 1927
Creator: Gerry, C. N.
Description: List of reduction mills in Montana, compiled in the course of investigations of mineral resources of Montana. It includes information about each loaction including: the process, character of ore, when the mill was operated, and custom work; equipment and power used; and capacity in tons.
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Practical Underground Education of the Coal Miner

Practical Underground Education of the Coal Miner

Date: November 1927
Creator: Grove, G. W.
Description: Report describing information that should be provided for miners when they are first being trained on-site, as well as an explanation about the education program offered by the Practical Mining School at Dawson, New Mexico.
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Survey of Gravities of Domestic Crudes

Survey of Gravities of Domestic Crudes

Date: April 1929
Creator: Hopkins, G. R. & Coons, A. B.
Description: Report on the comparative gravities of oil extracted from different regions of the United States.
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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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Accident Experience and Cost of Accidents in Washington Coal Mines

Accident Experience and Cost of Accidents in Washington Coal Mines

Date: November 1931
Creator: Ash, S. H.
Description: Report containing tables detailing cost of mining accidents in Washington state in comparison with other states.
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Investigation of Lower Coal Beds in Georges Creek and North Part of Upper Potomac Basins, Allegany and Garrett Counties, Maryland: Reserves, Petrographic and Chemical Characteristics of Coals, and Stratigraphy of Area

Investigation of Lower Coal Beds in Georges Creek and North Part of Upper Potomac Basins, Allegany and Garrett Counties, Maryland: Reserves, Petrographic and Chemical Characteristics of Coals, and Stratigraphy of Area

Date: 1949
Creator: Toenges, Albert L.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Williams, Lloyd & Smith, H. L.
Description: Report presenting the results of an investigation into various charactaristics that could increase the output lower, thinner coal beds, to replace the upper coal beds which are nearing exhaustion.
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Regulations and Inspection Prevent Accidents from Falls of Roof

Regulations and Inspection Prevent Accidents from Falls of Roof

Date: November 1927
Creator: Paul, J. W.
Description: Report on the need for regulations and inspections to counter preventable mine roof collapses and resulting injuries and fatalities.
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The Legendary "White Metal" and its "Ore"

The Legendary "White Metal" and its "Ore"

Date: December 1925
Creator: Davis, C. W.
Description: Report concerning stories about claims of a "white metal" extracted from an "ore" found packed around pieces of iron or steel. It includes information about various tests conducted about the validity of these claims and their findings.
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Future Timber Supply for Coal Mines: What One Company is Doing

Future Timber Supply for Coal Mines: What One Company is Doing

Date: November 1926
Creator: Tracy, L. D.
Description: Report discussing a case study of a coal company in Western Pennsylvania to show how mining companies might decrease their timber bills.
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What is Known about the Effect of Smoke on Health

What is Known about the Effect of Smoke on Health

Date: December 7, 1926
Creator: White, William Charles
Description: From title page: "For some years the Bureau of Mines, in connection with its investigations relating to efficiency in the combustion of fuels, as been engaged in a study of smoke prevention. Popular support for such work is usually based upon the injurious effects of smoke on the human ssytem, and this paper is published as a contribution to the literature dealing with that subject."
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Thermodynamic Properties of Forsterite and Serpentine

Thermodynamic Properties of Forsterite and Serpentine

Date: June 1967
Creator: King, E. G.; Barany, H.; Weller, W. W. & Pankratz, L. B.
Description: From introduction: "This report contains the results of measurements to obtain the heats of formation of forsterite and chrysotile; entropies at 298.15 K of two polymorphs of serpentine, chrysotile and antigorite; and high temberature heat content increments for antigorite. These results have been combined with other pertinent data to derive heat and free energy values at high temperatures."
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Recovery of Gold from Black Sand Tailings

Recovery of Gold from Black Sand Tailings

Date: October 1920
Creator: Gross, John
Description: Report on the recovery of gold from black sand tailings, based on tests conducted at the U.S. Bureau of Mines' Alaska Station.
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The Recovery of Unburned Fuel from Boiler Furnace Refuse

The Recovery of Unburned Fuel from Boiler Furnace Refuse

Date: September 1921
Creator: Fraser, Thomas & Yancey, H. F.
Description: Report on recovering unburned fuel from boiler furnace refuse, based on processes used in Europe and tests in the United States.
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Metal Mine Ventilation and its Relation to Safety and Efficiency in Mining Operations

Metal Mine Ventilation and its Relation to Safety and Efficiency in Mining Operations

Date: June 1920
Creator: Harrington, D.
Description: Report on mine ventilation and its relation to safety and efficiency.
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Carbon Tetrachloride Extinguisher of Electric Fires

Carbon Tetrachloride Extinguisher of Electric Fires

Date: July 1923
Creator: Katz, S. H.; Gleim, E. J. & Bloomfield, J. J.
Description: Report discussing "the extent and nature of the hazards to firefighters from gases and smoke resulting from the application of carbon tetrachloride extinguisher to electric arcs, burning insulation or fires such as may occur in electrical apparatus and machinery. The experiments described were made for the purpose of determining the nature of gases and smoke and ascertaining their toxic properties" (p. 1).
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Comparison of Gas Masks, Hose Masks, and Oxygen-Breathing Apparatus

Comparison of Gas Masks, Hose Masks, and Oxygen-Breathing Apparatus

Date: June 1923
Creator: Katz, S. H. & Bourquin, J. J.
Description: Report providing information about the most appropriate kinds of breathing apparatus -- gas masks, hose masks, or self-contained oxygen-breathing apparatus -- to use in different situations.
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Approved Electric Lamps for Miners

Approved Electric Lamps for Miners

Date: July 1917
Creator: Clark, H. H.
Description: From introduction: "The Bureau of Mines calls attention to the dangers of open-flame lamps in any coal mine."
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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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