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 Serial/Series Title: Information circular (United States. Bureau of Mines)
 Collection: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
Specifications for Selected Hydraulic-Powered Roof Supports: With a Methods to Estimate Support Requirement for Longwalls
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing hydraulic-powered roof support specifications. As stated in the abstract, "this report presents observations made by Bureau engineers regarding hydraulic-powered roof supports that are currently being used or have been used on nearly all operating long-walls in the United States" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67143/
Microfilming Maps of Abandoned Anthracite Mines: Mines in the Wyoming Basin, Northern Anthracite Field
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing a program for microfilming maps of abandoned mines in the Pennsylvania anthracite region. As stated in the introduction, "this report contains a catalog of films covering 68 of the 72 mines in the Wyoming Basin of the Northern anthracite field. Maps of active mines are not included" (p. 4). This report includes tables, and maps. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67135/
Thickness of Bituminous Coal and Lignite Seams Mined in 1965
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the thickness of coal seams mined in the United States between 1945 and 1965. Locations, and production of coal seams are presented. This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67133/
Ringelmann Smoke Chart: Revision of IC 7718
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the Ringelmann smoke chart. This report serves as a revision to a previous report covering the Ringelmann chart. As stated in the abstract, "since instructions on its use are not shown on the recent edition of the chart, those included in this revision of the previous Bureau of Mines publication now are necessary complement to the chart. More detail regarding the use of the chart is included than was given in the earlier version" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67131/
Coal Resources of the Fabius-Flat Rock Area, Jackson Countym Alabama
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing studies conducted on the coal resources of the Flat-Rock area of Jackson County, Alabama. As stated in the introduction, "an investigation was planned to determine the extent, quality, and economic minability of coal deposits in Alabama reasonably close to ample fresh water sources that might be available for possible thermal electric power-plants" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67130/
Mineral Resources of Upper Missouri River Basin, Montana: Fort Peck Reservoir to Morony Dam
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the minerals produced in the Missouri River Basin of Montana. The mineral resources of the area are investigated, analyzed, and presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67127/
Mining Practices at Four Uranium Properties in the Gas Hills, Wyoming
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the mining practices at Gas Hills, Wyoming. As stated in the abstract, "this report, based on information made available by four uranium-producing companies, describes the geology, exploration, open-pit development and mining, and shaft sinking in the Gas Hills uranium district of Wyoming" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67120/
Developments in Waterflooding and Pressure Maintenance in Osage County, Oklahoma Oilfields, 1961
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing waterflooding techniques used in Osage County, Oklahoma. As stated in the introduction, "information on each individual project covered in this report includes the early history, methods used to complete wells, source and treatment of water, description of automatic custody-transfer systems, oil production-decline curves, mineral analysis of waters, typical electric logs and core analyses, development maps, and the results of waterflooding" (p. 2). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67108/
Mining Methods and Costs, Regal Asbestos, Mine Jaquays Mining Corp., Gila County, Arizona
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining costs and methods of the Regal asbestos mine in Arizona. Location, history, production, and development details are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc170723/
Recent Developments in Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids for Underground Use
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67109/
The Soviet Seven-Year Plan (1959-65) for Oil
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the Soviet plan to increase oil production between 1959 and 1965. As stated in the introduction, "this report, based almost entirely on Soviet petroleum literature, describes the planned expansion of the U.S.S.R. petroleum industry and attempts to provide some idea of the magnitude of future Soviet oil exports" (p. 2). This report includes tables, and a map. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67104/
Applications of a Small Electronic Digital Computer to Pyrometallurgical Research
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the use of small digital computers for problem solving during pyrometallurgical research. As stated in the field of research, "the scope of research varies from the development of new processes to the evaluation of raw materials for existing processes. The types of calculations required range all the way from those involving attempts to determine complex mathematical relationships between physical quantities to those concerned with simple summaries and analyses of daily furnace production" (p. 2-3). This report includes tables, illustrations, and a photograph. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc170721/
Catalog of Recorded Exploration Drilling and Mine Workings, Tri-State Zinc-Lead District--Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining practices conducted in the tri-state district of Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. As stated in the introduction, "the catalog preserves the records of accomplished explorations and mine developments in the district and provides a readily available source of information for individuals and firms interested in planning mineral explorations, Government agencies estimating of reserves of mineral resources, and the mining industry for general use" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc170724/
Mining Methods and Costs at Crystal-Victory and Minerva Number 1 Fluorspar Mines of Minerva Oil Company, Hardin County, Illinois
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining costs and methods of fluorspar mines in Hardin County, Illinois. As stated in the summary, "it describes the exploration, development, and mining practices, giving costs of each. Transportation, equipment, power, labor, and other influencing factors also are discussed" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc170719/
Mining Methods and Costs, Black Rock Tungsten Mine, Wah Chang Mining Corp., Mono County, California
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining costs and methods of the Black Rock Tungsten Mine in Mono County, California. As stated in the summary, "this report is one of a series prepared by the Bureau of Mines on exploration, development, mining methods, and costs at various mines in the United States" (p. 1). This report includes maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc170717/
Asbestos: A Materials Survey
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67083/
Mercury: A Materials Survey
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing materials surveys conducted on mercury. As stated in the foreword, "the surveys dealing with metals and minerals summarize the demand-supply position in the United States and include information on production, imports, consumption, exports, substitutes, and pertinent history" (p. v). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc170716/
Methods and Costs of Mining Lignite in North Dakota
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing lignite mining of North Dakota. As stated in the introduction, "the report describes mining and preparation methods in the North Dakota lignite-producing area" (p. 2). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67088/
Mining Methods and Costs at the Anaconda Company Berkeley Pit, Butte, Montana
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining operations in Montana. As stated in the summary, "this report deals with the design and development of the Berkely open-pit mine Butte, Mont., owned and operated by the Anaconda Company" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67084/
Mining Methods and Costs, Baguio Gold Mine, Baguio Gold Mining Co., Baguio, Luzon, Philippine Islands
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining costs and methods of the Baguio Mine in the Philippine Islands. History of the mine is discussed as well. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67085/
Mining Methods and Costs, Lincoln Tungsten Mine, Wah Chang Mining Corporation, Lincoln County, Nevada
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing tungsten mining operations conducted in Lincoln County, Nevada. As stated in the summary, "this paper is one of a series being prepared by the Bureau of Mines on exploration, development, mining methods and costs at various mines in the United States" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and a photograph. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc170708/
Open-Pit Copper Mining Methods and Costs at the Bagdad Mine, Bagdad Copper Corporation, Yavapai County, Arizona
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the open-pit copper mining of Yavapai County, Arizona. As stated in the summary, "mining methods, including breaking ground, primary drilling and blasting, secondary drilling and blasting, loading, transportation, engineering, and operating control, are described" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc170713/
Reconnaissance of Iron Occurrences in Colorado
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing iron deposits found in Colorado. As stated in the summary, "this paper describes the location and general features of iron occurrences in Colorado" (p. 1). History, geology, production, and use of Colorado iron ore is presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc170710/
Research and Technologic Work on Coal and Related Investigations, 1957
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing coal research and technology. Mining methods, and coal analyses are presented. This report includes maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67086/
Uranium-Mining Practices and Costs at Ten Salt Wash Lease Operations of Union Carbide Nuclear Co.
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining costs and methods of uranium ores in Colorado. As stated in the introduction, "this report describes the relatively small-scale operations of the Salt Wash miner: the mining methods followed, the equipment used, and the production costs" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc170712/
Mining and Water-Control Methods at the Chief Lead-Zinc Mine, Chief Consolidated Mining Co., Juab County, Utah
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing water-control issues at the Chief Mine in Juab County, Utah. Unique methods for water control are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67078/
Causes of Roof-Fall Fatalities in Anthracite and Bituminous-Coal Mines, 1955 and 1956
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). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67081/
Lode-Tin Mining at Lost River, Seward Peninsula, Alaska
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the lode-tin mining operations of Seward Peninsula, Alaska. History, geology, production, and mining methods are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67082/
The Mineral Industry of Turkey
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the development of Turkey's mineral industry. Mineral production, consumption, and trade are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67080/
Mining Inclined Beds of Phosphate Rock, San Francisco Chemical Co. Mines, Rich County, Utah
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining of phosphate rock in Rich County, Utah. As stated in the introduction, "this information circular describes methods used in mining inclined beds of phosphate rock in mines operated by San Francisco Chemical Co." (p. 1). This report includes maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67079/
Mining Methods and Costs: La Sal Mining & Development Co., La Sal Uranium Mine, San Juan County, Utah
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the costs and methods of uranium mining in San Juan County, Utah. History, geology, and production of the uranium mines are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67077/
National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Winter 1956-57
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67076/
Molybdenum: A Materials Survey
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing a survey conducted on molybdenum. History, geology, metallurgical properties, and production of molybdenum is presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and maps. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc170706/
National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Summer 1956
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing surveys conducted on the motor gasoline sold during the summer of 1956. The amount, location, and price of gasoline sold during this time are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67074/
Chrysotile-Asbestos Deposits of Arizona: Supplement to Information Circular 7706
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing asbestos mining and production in Arizona. As a supplement to a previous report, 18 additional Arizona mining districts are presented and described. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67070/
Outlook and Research Possibilities for Bituminous Coal
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67072/
National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Winter 1955-56
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67073/
Survey of Dust-Control Practices in the Coal-Mining Industry
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing dust-control of coal mining operations. As stated in the summary, "this circular presents results of a survey conducted by the Bureau of Mines to ascertain the extent to which dust-control practices are employed in the coal-mining industry" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67068/
National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Summer 1955
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing surveys conducted on the motor gasoline sold during the summer of 1955. The amount, location, and price of gasoline sold during this time are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67071/
Methods and Operations at the Kaiser Steel Corporation Eagle Mountain Iron Mine, Riverside County, California
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining methods and operations of open-pit iron mines in Riverside County, California. History and geology of the mines are presented. This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67069/
Ringelmann Smoke Chart: Revision of I. C. 6888
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the Ringelmann Smoke Chart. As stated in the summary, "the Ringelmann Smoke Chart fulfills an important need in smoke abatement work and certain problems in the combustion of fuels. A knowledge of its history and methods of preparation is, therefore, of interest to many" (p. 1). This report tables, and an illustration. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67067/
Chrysotile-Asbestos Deposits of Arizona
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing asbestos mining and production in Arizona. As stated in the summary, "this paper describes most of the chrysotile-asbestos deposits of Arizona. Mining methods are discussed briefly and asbestos-mill flowsheets are incorporated" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67066/
Accepted Limit Values of Air Pollutants
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing, as stated in the introduction, the "accepted maximum permissible concentrations of air pollutants from the standpoints of health, damage to vegetation, damage to property, and requirements of industrial processes" (p. 1). This report includes tables. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67065/
Names and Definitions of Regions, Districts, and Subdistricts in Alaska: Used by the Bureau of Mines in Statistical and Economic Studies Covering the Mineral Industry of the Territory
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the development of a naming system for Alaskan regions and districts. The structure of the naming system and a description of each district are presented. This report includes maps. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67064/
Thickness of Bituminous-Coal and Lignite Seams at All Mines and Thickness of Overburden at Strip Mines in the United States in 1950
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing bituminous-coal and lignite seams, and overburden of strip mines during 1950. Descriptions of the seams and strip mines are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67062/
Ventilating Practices that Minimize Explosion Hazards in Bituminous-Coal Mines
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mine ventilation designed to reduce explosion hazards. As stated in the scope and purpose of study, "this circular is intended to present important recommended practices that are necessary to minimize the possibilities of methane accumulations in coal mine and reduce the chances of ignitions from electrical sources" (p. 1). This report includes illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67063/
Control of Metallurgical and mineral dusts and fumes in Los Angeles County, California
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67060/
Mechanical Mining in Some Bituminous-Coal Mines: Progress Report 6. Extraction of Pillars with Mechanized Equipment
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mechanical mining processes in bituminous coal mines. As stated in the introduction, "this is the sixth of a series of publications that describe methods and practices in mining coal mechanically" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67061/
Petroleum Refineries, Including Cracking Plants, in the United States, January 1, 1951
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67059/
Mines and Mineral Deposits (Except Fuels) Judith Basin County, Montana
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining procedures and minerals of Judith Basin County, Montana. History, geology, and mineral production of the Judith Basin County mines are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and maps. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67058/
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