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Uranium in the Southern United States

Description: From introduction: In this study on raw material sources of uranium the Southern Interstate Nuclear Board has catalogued all known occurrences of uranium and some references to thorium in a 17-state area (P1. 1). These occurrences have been evaluated as potential sources of uranium by the State Geological Surveys and the consultant group of SINB. Favorability guides have been applied to the known occurrences and recommendations have been made for future action by the states involved, federal agencies, or by industry. State recommendations are included in state-by-state summaries. The state reports were written either by personnel of the State Geological Surveys or were abstracted from State geological survey data by members of the consultant group...The purpose of this study was to compile information on and systematically assess uranium and other radioactive occurrences in the region. The SINB undertook the project because of its statutory, interstate capability as an extension of government in each of the 17 states, an arrangement that lends itself effectively to this cooperative undertaking.
Date: November 1970
Creator: Southern Interstate Nuclear Board
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shorter Contributions to General Geology, 1929

Description: From introduction: This report describes the deposits of analcite in the Green River formation, to compare them with other similar deposits, and to present them with other similar deposits, and to present the observations and inferences that led him to explain them as alteration products of volcanic ash that fell into an ancient saline lake. The report also records the occurrence of several thin beds of sepiolite, or meerschaum, in the Green River formation and presents new data on the molds of saline minerals of the Green River formation whose determination affects directly the interpretation of the analcite and sepiolite deposits.
Date: 1930
Creator: Mendenhall, W. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Laboratory Development of Cavitation-Free Baffle Piers, Bluestone Dam, New River, West Virginia

Description: Results of model studies to determine the extent of destructive cavitation action (if any) in the stilling-basin elements at the Bluestone Dam in New River, West Virginia. The study also intended to develop means of correcting any conditions in the basin if needed.
Date: March 1948
Creator: Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flood Protection Plans for Cumberland, Maryland & Ridgeley, West Virginia: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Description: Report of a hydraulic model investigation "to determine the most economical method of providing protection for Cumberland and Ridgeley against floods somewhat greater than the flood of March 1936 Specifically, the model was used to determine: the proper sections and grades of channels required to pass the design flood with maximum reductions in flood stages; the minimum heights of levees and walls; and the channel treatment required at bridges to insure the safe passage of floodwaters with minimum alterations to the structures" (p. 4).
Date: January 1957
Creator: Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mineral Materials for Chemical Manufacturing: A Survey of Supply and demand by the Chemical Industry in the Ohio River Basin of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mineral materials of the Ohio River Basin. As stated in the abstract, "this study is a survey of supply and demand for minerals, metals, alloys, and compounds used by the chemical industries in the Ohio River Basin area of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia during 1967" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1970
Creator: Irani, Meherwan C. & Hartwell, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Notes on Explosive Mine Gases and Dusts: With Special Reference to Explosions in the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi Coal Mines

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing coal mining gas and dust explosions, specifically those at the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi mines of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Studies on mine explosions, as well as methods and analyses are presented. This report includes tables, and an illustration.
Date: 1911
Creator: Chamberlin, Rollin Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Review of State Mine Inspector's Reports as They Relate to Accidents from Falls of Roof

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines over state mine inspection reports from 19 U.S. states. The information in the reports includes details of accidents, locations that specific accidents occurred, and proposed remedies for prevention of future accidents. This report includes tables.
Date: April 1929
Creator: Paul, James Washington
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thickness of Bituminous Coal and Lignite Seams Mined in the United States in 1945

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing bituminous coal and lignite seams found in the United States. The thickness of seams from several U.S. states is compared, as well as the mining methods employed. This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
Date: December 1947
Creator: Young, W. H. & Anderson, R. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safety Cars of the United States Bureau of Mines

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mine stations and safety cars used to reach miners in distress. As stated in the report, "the purpose, equipment, personnel, and construction of its safety cars" is presented. This report includes an illustration, and a map.
Date: March 1931
Creator: Forbes, J. J. & Ankeny, M. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Annual Report of Research and Technologic Work on Coal: Fiscal Year 1941

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the annual report over the research and technology of coal during 1941. As stated in the foreword, "these investigations increase our fund of exact knowledge on the properties and composition of American coals and lead to better methods in mining, preparing, storing, and utilizing coal" (p. 4). This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map.
Date: November 1941
Creator: Fieldner, Arno Carl & Schmidt, L. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coal-Mine Explosions in West Virginia: 1883-1933

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing explosions in coal mines that occurred in West Virginia between 1883 and 1933. The number of fatalities, and safety prevention methods are presented. This report includes tables.
Date: September 1934
Creator: Forbes, J. J. & Owings, C. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Investigation of Construction Failure of Reinforced Concrete Cooling Tower at Willow Island, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over investigation of the collapse of a concrete cooling tower on Willow Island, West Virginia. Results of field, and laboratory tests are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: September 1982
Creator: Lew, H. S.; Fattal, S. G.; Shaver, J. R.; Reinhold, T. A. & Hunt, B. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analyses of West Virginia Coals

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of West Virginia coal fields. Characteristics of coals and mines are discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: 1942
Creator: Price, Paul H.; Heck, E. T.; Fieldner, Arno Carl; Toenges, Albert L.; Anderson, R. L.; Snyder, N. H. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lithology and Reservoir Properties of the Big Lime, Keener, Big Injun, Weir, and Berea Horizons, Spruce Creek Oilfield, Ritchie County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the lithology of oilfields in Ritchie County, West Virginia. The different properties and characteristics of the core samples found in Ritchie County are presented, and compared. This report includes tables, and a map.
Date: 1963
Creator: McCord, Wallace R. & Eckard, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Brooke County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking-coal reserves of Brooke County, West Virginia. Methods used, and measurements of coal reserves are listed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: October 1955
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Provost, John M.; Travis, Raymond G.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Monongalia County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking-coal reserves of Monongalia County, West Virginia. Methods used, and measurements of coal reserves are listed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: June 1956
Creator: Travis, Raymond G.; Dowd, James J.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Ohio County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking-coal reserves of Ohio County, West Virginia. Methods used, and measurements of coal reserves are listed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: October 1955
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Provost, John M.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Mingo County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking-coal reserves of Mingo County, West Virginia. Methods used, and measurements of coal reserves are listed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: August 1954
Creator: Wallace, Joseph J.; Dowd, James J.; Tavenner, William H.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department