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Analyses of Foreign Coals
Report summarizing analyses through tables and maps of foreign coals.
Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States and Foreign Countries
From Introduction: "The lack of comparable and accurate statistics of coal-mine accidents in the united States as a whole led the Bureau of Mines in 1911 to undertake the collection of such data. The mining departments of the leading foreign coal-producing countries have long taken cognizance of the importance of statistics. The bureau feels that in presenting the tables embodied in this report it is offering the and comparable statistics of coal-min accidents for the country as a whole that have ever been published."
The Distribution of Calcretes and Gypcretes in Southwestern United States and Their Uranium Favorability: Based on a Study of Deposits in Western Australia and South West Africa (Namibia)
From summary: The procedure has been to search for areas in which nonpedogenic calcrete or gypcrete may have developed and where additional study or exploration might be justified.
Drilling and Dustiness of Metal-Mine Air
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the air quality in metal-mines after using wet drills. Dust samples are collected and compared to samples collected from similar metal-mines in South Africa and Australia. This report includes tables.
Geologic Investigations of the 1986 Marryat Creek, Australia, Earthquake: Implications for Paleoseismicity in Stable Continental Regions
Geologic Investigations of the 1988 Tennant Creek, Australia, Earthquakes: Implications for Paleoseismicity in Stable Continental Regions
From introduction: This report summarizes the results of our efforts to document the timing of the last prehistoric movement on the faults that ruptured during the 1988 Tennant Creek earthquake sequence.
The History and Development of Gold Dredging in Montana: with a Chapter on Placer-Mining Methods and Operating Costs
From Introduction: "Although the purpose of this paper is to describe gold dredging in Montana, a brief mention of some early appliances used in New Zealand, Australia, and California may serve as a world-connecting link in our consideration of the development of gold dredging."
Index of Selected Gasification Patents (In Three Parts): [Part] 2. United Kingdon, Australian, Canadian, and South African Patents
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over patents related to the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. Details of the patents are presented and discussed. This report includes illustrations.
An Index of Shale-Oil Patents
From Introduction: "Work on this project was begun early in 1944; and the results with respect to shale oil are reported in this Bulletin. Since this bulletin is only an index to this large repository of ideas relating to the the treatment of shale oil, the material is presented in the form of short notices describing the subject material of each patent, which consist of an abridgment of the patent (if British or Australian) or a typical claim in the case of the United States or foreign patents."
Oil-Shale Operations in New South Wales, Australia
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the oil-shale operations at New South Wales, Australia in 1947. The methods, and types of equipment used are presented. The report includes maps, photographs, and illustrations of the oil-shale refinery.
Survey of Fallout Operations
From Abstract: "The Laboratory has made a survey of fallout operations in the various countries of the world. The source of information has largely been the reports submitted to UNSCEAR forwarding data for their consideration. The abstracts are given in order of type of operation as shown in the table of contents."
World Survey of Tantalum Ore
Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the occurrences of tantalum in different areas of the world. The tantalum deposits are described in reference to each individual country that it is found in. This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.