The Hexagon, Volume 99, Number 4, Winter 2008

The Hexagon, Volume 99, Number 4, Winter 2008

Date: Winter 2008
Creator: Alpha Chi Sigma
Description: Quarterly publication of the Alpha Chi Sigma chemistry fraternity containing articles related to chemistry research and the activities of the organization, including local chapters and groups.
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Fire Doors for Noncoal Mines

Fire Doors for Noncoal Mines

Date: 1987
Creator: Bickel, Kenneth L. & Pomroy, William H.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the development and use of fire doors in non-coal mines. As stated in the abstract, "this report discusses current fire-door technology in the context of the underground mine environment and the design, fabrication, lab testing, and in-mine field testing of a mine-worthy fire door" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1917

Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1917

Date: December 1917
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Description: 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).
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Exploration of Stiner and Bunch Hollow Zinc Properties, Powell River Area, Union and Claiborne Counties, Tennessee

Exploration of Stiner and Bunch Hollow Zinc Properties, Powell River Area, Union and Claiborne Counties, Tennessee

Date: April 1946
Creator: Sayrs, Richard L.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the exploration of zinc ore deposits surrounding the Powell River area in Tennessee. Drilling methods and ore concentrates are presented. This report includes tables, and maps.
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Investigation of the Blewett Zinc-Lead Deposit, Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Investigation of the Blewett Zinc-Lead Deposit, Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Date: September 1948
Creator: Holt, Stephen P.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the Blewett zinc-lead mine of Illinois. Samples obtained through churn-drill and diamond drill holes are analyzed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Electrokinetic Consolidation of Slimes in an Underground Mine

Electrokinetic Consolidation of Slimes in an Underground Mine

Date: 1976
Creator: Sprute, R. H. & Kelsh, D. J.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over tests conducted on underground mine slimes from a collection sump. Testing methods and results are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Design and Applications of Some Mathematical Models for Mine-Systems Analysis

Design and Applications of Some Mathematical Models for Mine-Systems Analysis

Date: 1963
Creator: Hewlett, Richard F. & Redmon, D. E.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over mining systems. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this publication is to show possible application, within the field of mining, of some innovations to methods of analysis that have been developed and improved in recent years" (p. 2). This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
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Quien Sabe Antimony Mine San Benito County, California

Quien Sabe Antimony Mine San Benito County, California

Date: February 1956
Creator: Wiebelt, Frank Joseph
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over metallurgical studies of the Quien Sabe antimony mine. History, geology, and physical features of the mine are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Permissible Electric Mine Lamps (Supplement to Bulletin 332)

Permissible Electric Mine Lamps (Supplement to Bulletin 332)

Date: June 1936
Creator: Ilsley, L. C. & Hooker, A. B.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the improvements made on permissible electric mine lamps. The types of electric lamps approved for use, and their characteristics are presented. This report includes tables.
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A Study to Determine Potential Dust Exposure in Connection with Intermittent Rock Drilling in Coal Mines

A Study to Determine Potential Dust Exposure in Connection with Intermittent Rock Drilling in Coal Mines

Date: October 1953
Creator: Owings, C. W. & Johnson, Leslie
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the dust exposure to mine workers. Contents of dust produced from drilling are noted. Health hazards of drilling dust is also presented. This report includes tables, and graphs.
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Size Consist, Chemical Analysis, and Physical Properties of 2-1/2-Inch Subbituminous Slack from the Denver, Colorado Region

Size Consist, Chemical Analysis, and Physical Properties of 2-1/2-Inch Subbituminous Slack from the Denver, Colorado Region

Date: August 1942
Creator: Parry, V. F. & Landers, W. S.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on sub-bituminous slack from Denver, Colorado. The characteristics and properties of 2-1/2 inch slack samples are listed. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Mining Methods and Practices at the Iron King Mine, Shattuck-Denn Mining Corporation, Yavapai County, Arizona

Mining Methods and Practices at the Iron King Mine, Shattuck-Denn Mining Corporation, Yavapai County, Arizona

Date: January 1950
Creator: Kumke, Charles A. & Mille, H. F.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining methods in Arizona mines. As stated in the introduction, "this paper describes mining operations at the Iron King mine of the Shattuck-Denn Mining Corp. in Yavapai County, Ariz." (p. 2). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Morefield Pegmatite Mine, Amelia County, Virginia

Morefield Pegmatite Mine, Amelia County, Virginia

Date: November 1953
Creator: Geehan, Robert W.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the pegmatite mine in Amelia County, Virginia. The physicality, geology, and mining methods are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Klaproth

Rediscovery of the Elements: Klaproth

Date: Summer 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the life and career of Martin Heinrich Klaproth, including his discoveries of uranium and zirconium. Tourist information regarding locations significant to his history is included.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Aluminum

Rediscovery of the Elements: Aluminum

Date: Summer 2006
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the history of aluminum, from its use in alum to its isolation. Tourist information is given regarding locations pertinent to aluminum.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Yttrium and Johan Gadolin

Rediscovery of the Elements: Yttrium and Johan Gadolin

Date: Spring 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the life and career of Johan Gadolin. Tourist information regarding locations significant to his history is included.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Fluorine

Rediscovery of the Elements: Fluorine

Date: Autumn 2006
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the isolation of elemental fluorine. Tourist information is given regarding locations pertinent to the element's history.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Strontium

Rediscovery of the Elements: Strontium

Date: Autumn 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the history of the element strontium from its discovery in Strontian, Scotland, to its early uses in English medicine. Maps with directions and photographs of pertinent locations are included.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Germanium

Rediscovery of the Elements: Germanium

Date: Summer 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article recounting the history of the element Germanium, including background material on mining in Germany and the isolation of Germanium by Clemens A. Winkler. Tourist information is provided regarding Winkler's laboratory and mines open to the public as museums.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Vanadium

Rediscovery of the Elements: Vanadium

Date: Winter 2003
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the discovery of Vanadium and tracing the footsteps of the discoverers.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Riddarhyttan, Sweden

Rediscovery of the Elements: Riddarhyttan, Sweden

Date: Spring 2003
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the authors' tour through Riddarhyttan, Sweden, to visit the areas where cerium and cobalt were discovered. Maps and photographs of pertinent locations are located as well as a history of the area and the elements discovered there.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Tellurium and Fata Baii (Fascebanya), Romania.

Rediscovery of the Elements: Tellurium and Fata Baii (Fascebanya), Romania.

Date: Autumn 2000
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the discovery of the element tellurium. The authors travel through Romania to visit the Transylvanian mine where tellurium was discovered. They also visit the Brukenthal Museum of Sibiu and describe the museum's mineral collection.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Gallium

Rediscovery of the Elements: Gallium

Date: Winter 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the discovery of the element gallium. The authors travel to sites pertinent to the history of gallium, including the home and laboratory of its discoverer and the location from which it was procured.
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Rediscovery of the Elements: Agricola

Rediscovery of the Elements: Agricola

Date: Autumn 2005
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the career and discoveries of Georgius Agricola. Tourist information regarding locations important to his life are visited and discussed.
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