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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1919

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).
Date: 1920
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Underground Conditions in Oil Fields

Description: From Introduction: "This paper aims to show the general method of procedure in studying underground conditions in producing oil fields and how such study may not only correct but even prevent great unnecessary losses. Throughout the paper reference is made to oil wells and oil fields, but to a certain degree many of the suggestions relating to oil wells are applicable in the care and protection of gas wells and in solving gas problems."
Date: 1921
Creator: Ambrose, A. W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Some Principles Governing the Production of Oil Wells

Description: From Introduction: "The report discusses some of the fundamental factors governing oil production, taking up first the conditions affecting the amount of oil in the oil sand, then those factors that control the rate of production of oil wells, and then discusses several related problems, most of which deal particularly with the effect of the production of one well on that of another."
Date: 1921
Creator: Beal, Carl H. & Lewis, J. O.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quality of Gasoline Marketed in the United States

Description: From Scope of the Present Bulletin: "The present bulletin furnishes, in addition to the analytical figures, fairly complete data on the production, consumption, and quality of gasoline."
Date: 1920
Creator: Hill, H. H. & Dean, E. W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Extinguishing and Preventing Oil and Gas Fires

Description: From Introduction: " As the subject of oil and gas is necessarily broad, no attempt is made in this bulletin to treat it exhaustively; rather the bulletin aims to point out what has been done by operators in the past, and to describe various fire-prevention methods and fire-fighting apparatus which are being used or adopted by many of the larger oil companies. These methods and apparatus, it is believed, if universally employed by operators, will largely decrease the present enormous annual losses."
Date: 1920
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Casing Troubles and Fishing Methods in Oil Wells

Description: From introduction: "The Bureau of Mines, in its researches aimed to prevent wastes and to increase efficiency in oil-well practice, has investigated the matter of casing troubles and fishing methods. The results of the investigation are set forth in this paper."
Date: 1920
Creator: Curtin, Thomas
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Investigations of Zirconium with Especial Reference to the Metal and Oxide: Historical Review and Bibliography

Description: From introduction: "As it necessary to begin with a historical review of the literature, such a review is given as Part I of this report, and a bibliography is included as Part IV. References to the numbered items in this bibliography are made throughout the text, the usual footnote reference being omitted. Analyses of the products and conclusions as their purity are given under the descriptions of methods of preparation. A table showing the properties amorphous metal, and another showing the properties of the coherent metal, will be found under appropriate headings in Part II."
Date: 1921
Creator: Marden, J. W. & Rich, M. N.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pennsylvania Mining Statutes Annotated

Description: From Author's Explanation: "This bulletin is intended to include every legislative enactment of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania relating to the mining and mineral industries. The entire body of mining laws is set out for these obvious reasons: (1) To show the progress and advancement made, and the changes through which the enactments have passed; (2) an author may not assume the determination of what particular laws are in fact in effect, as this is within the jurisdiction of the courts alone; (3) it was at least necessary to set out all acts that had at any time been construed by the courts."
Date: 1920
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flow of Gases Through Beds of Broken Solids

Description: 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.
Date: 1929
Creator: Furnas, C. C.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carburetion of Combustible Gas with Butane and Propane-Butane Mixtures with Particular Reference to the Carburetion of Water Gas

Description: 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.
Date: 1929
Creator: Odell, William Wallace
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coal-Dust Explosion Tests in the Experimental Mine 1913-1918, Inclusive

Description: 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.
Date: June 1922
Creator: Rice, George S.; Jones, Lewis M.; Egy, Willard Leo & Greenwald, H. P.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Ferric Sulphate-Sulphuric Acid Process: With a Chapter on Producing Small Bubbles of Gas in Liquids by Submerged Orifices

Description: 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.
Date: 1927
Creator: Ralston, Oliver C. & Maier, Chas. G.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Facts Relating to the Production and Substitution of Manufactured Gas for Natural Gas

Description: 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.
Date: 1929
Creator: Odell, William Wallace
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Iron Oxide Reduction Equilibria: A Critique from the Standpoint of the Phase Rule and Thermodynamics

Description: 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.
Date: 1929
Creator: Ralston, Oliver C.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Investigations of the Preparation and Use of Lignite, 1918-1925

Description: 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.
Date: 1926
Creator: Hood, O. P. & Odell, William Wallace
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Investigations of the Preparation and Use of Lignite, 1918-1925

Description: 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.
Date: 1926
Creator: Hood, O. P. & Odell, William Wallace
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Iron-Ore (Hematite) Mining Practice in the Birmingham District, Alabama

Description: 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.
Date: 1926
Creator: Crane, Walter R.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bibliography of Petroleum and Allied Substances in 1919 and 1920

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines consisting of bibliographies for petroleum bulletins. The bibliographies for bulletins published between 1919 and 1920 are presented.
Date: January 1923
Creator: Burroughs, Elizabeth Harding
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Limits of Inflammability of Gases and Vapors

Description: 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.
Date: 1928
Creator: Coward, H. F. & Jones, G. W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Explosives: Their Materials, Constitution, and Analysis

Description: 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.
Date: January 1923
Creator: Taylor, Carl A. & Rinkenbach, William Henry
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mining of Thin Coal Beds in the Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania

Description: 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.
Date: 1927
Creator: Ashmead, Dever C.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Electrothermic Metallurgy of Zinc

Description: 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.
Date: May 1923
Creator: O'Harra, B. Marvel
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department