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Advances in Coal Spectrometry: Absorption Spectrometry

Description: Report from the U.S. Bureau of mines discussing the use of infared and ultraviolet-visible spectrometry to study the structure of coal and coal extracts.
Date: 1967
Creator: Friedel, Robert A.; Retcofsky, H. L. & Queiser, J. A.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Applications of a Small Electronic Digital Computer to Pyrometallurgical Research

Description: 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.
Date: 1960
Creator: Leary, R. J.; Smith, R. W., Jr. & Mitchel, B. J.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Beneficiation Studies of the Oregon Coastal Dune Sands for Use as Glass Sand

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the coastal sands and their potential for being used as glass sand. Samples were tested, and properties of the sands are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and photographs.
Date: 1964
Creator: Carter, George J.; Harris, Henry M. & Strandberg, Karle G.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bovill Clay and Sand Deposit, Latah County, Idaho: Geology, Minerology, and Beneficiation Tests

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the clay-silica deposits found in Bovill, Idaho. As stated in the abstract, "the geology, mineralogy, beneficiation, and potential uses of the clay and quartz fractions of the Bovill deposit are described" (p. 1). This report includes tables, graphs, photographs, and maps.
Date: 1963
Creator: Kelly, Hal J.; Carter, George J. & Todd, George H.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Catalog of Recorded Exploration Drilling and Mine Workings, Tri-State Zinc-Lead District--Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma

Description: 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
Date: 1960
Creator: Brichta, Louis Chanborn
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Chemistry and Catalytic Properties of Cobalt and Iron Carbonyls

Description: From Introduction: "Although the objectives and plans have emerged from studies of the Fischer-Trophsch reaction, the most general purpose has been to conduct fundamental studies on the mechanism of catalytic action. With few exceptions, this report work performed through 1957."
Date: 1962
Creator: Wender, Irving; Sternberg, Heinz W.; Friedel, Robert A.; Metlin, Sol J. & Markby, Raymond E.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coal Resources of the Fabius-Flat Rock Area, Jackson Countym Alabama

Description: 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.
Date: 1966
Creator: Shotts, Reynold Q. & Riley, H. L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cold-Mold Arc Melting and Casting

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the cold-mold arc-melting technology and techniques. As stated in the introduction, "the objectives of this book are twofold: To accumulate and update Bureau of Mines contributions to cold-mold arc melting and casting, and, by addition of pertinent chapters, to provide production melters and researchers with the best possible view of the overall technique" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1968
Creator: Beall, R. A.; Caputo, F.; Hayes, E. T.; Asai, G.; Roberson, A. H.; Clites, P. G. et al.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cold-Mold Arc Melting and Casting

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines providing updates and additional information related to cold-mold arc melting and casting. Abstract: "This bulletin reviews the historical background of the cold-mold arc-melting technology, with specific references to the development that led to homogeneous zirconium ingots. Descriptions are given of modern production arc-furnaces for vacuum melting of both exotic and conventional metals. Besides zirconium, specific data are given for production of chromium, thorium, and copper. The development of the skull-casting technique for titanium is detailed, and the application of the technique to such refractory metals as molybdenum and tungsten is described. Factors of operation of the apparatus and furnace design are considered" (p. 1).
Date: 1968
Creator: Beall, R. A. (Robert A.) & Hedges, Joseph Harold
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Composition of Shale-Oil Naphtha

Description: From Summary: "This report describes the analysis if shale-oil naphthas and discusses their composition, based on investigation by the Federal Bureau of Mines. Individual compounds identified in this investigation. are listed, together with those reported previously in the literature. Also, quantitative data are given on the occurrence of individual compounds and groups of related compounds."
Date: 1961
Creator: Dinneen, G. U.; Van Meter, R. A.; Smith, J. R.; Bailey, C. W.; Cook, G. L.; Allbright, C. S. et al.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Contributions to the Data on Theoretical Metallurgy: [Part] 15. A Reprint of Bulletins 383, 384, 393, and 406

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines containing a compilation of four previously printed Bulletins discussing thermodynamics and inorganic substances. The four reprints included are bulletins 383, 384, 393, and 406, and are each printed in full. This report includes tables.
Date: 1962
Creator: Kelley, K. K.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Contributions to the Data on Theoretical Metallurgy: [Part] 15. A Reprint of Bulletins 383, 384, 393, and 406

Description: Front matter for a bulletin from the U.S. Bureau of Mines including the bulletin title page, foreword, and the title page and table of contents for the first part of the report. This bulletin repeated previous reports that had fallen out of print. The text is not included.
Date: 1962
Creator: Kelley, K. K.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Control of Fires in Inactive Coal Formations in the United States

Description: From Introduction: "The purpose of this Bulletin, in addition to presenting a history and description of Bureau activities in controlling these fires, is to provide the mining industry and the public with information concerning methods of controlling fires in inactive coal formation. The Bulletin is intended to serve as a guide to the public and more specifically to mining supervisory personnel and engineers who may be called upon to extinguish such fires."
Date: 1960
Creator: Griffith, F. E.; Magnuson, M. O. & Toothman, G. J. R.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Copper: A Materials Survey

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing surveys conducted on copper. Physicality, mineral properties, history, geology, production methods, and uses of copper are presented. This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1965
Creator: McMahon, A. D.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Copper Leaching Practices in the Western United States

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing copper leaching in the Western United States. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this report is to describe and discuss the different leaching and recovery methods currently employed in the production of copper from low-grade ores in the Western states" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1968
Creator: Sheffer, Herman W. & Evans, LaMar G.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Crude Oil: Qualitative and Quantitative Aspects: The Petroleum World

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing qualitative and quantitative aspects of the petroleum industry. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this report is to present authoritative qualitative data from many sources in such a manner as to form an authentic and understandable picture of crude oil as we know it today. The qualitative facts will be augmented by some semi-quantitative data to provide a somewhat broader perspective" (p. 2). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1966
Creator: Smith, Harold M.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department