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What is Known about the Effect of Smoke on Health

Description: From title page: "For some years the Bureau of Mines, in connection with its investigations relating to efficiency in the combustion of fuels, as been engaged in a study of smoke prevention. Popular support for such work is usually based upon the injurious effects of smoke on the human ssytem, and this paper is published as a contribution to the literature dealing with that subject."
Date: December 7, 1926
Creator: White, William Charles
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thermodynamic Properties of Forsterite and Serpentine

Description: From introduction: "This report contains the results of measurements to obtain the heats of formation of forsterite and chrysotile; entropies at 298.15 K of two polymorphs of serpentine, chrysotile and antigorite; and high temberature heat content increments for antigorite. These results have been combined with other pertinent data to derive heat and free energy values at high temperatures."
Date: June 1967
Creator: King, E. G.; Barany, H.; Weller, W. W. & Pankratz, L. B.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Recovery of Gold from Black Sand Tailings

Description: Report on the recovery of gold from black sand tailings, based on tests conducted at the U.S. Bureau of Mines' Alaska Station.
Date: October 1920
Creator: Gross, John
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carbon Tetrachloride Extinguisher of Electric Fires

Description: Report discussing "the extent and nature of the hazards to firefighters from gases and smoke resulting from the application of carbon tetrachloride extinguisher to electric arcs, burning insulation or fires such as may occur in electrical apparatus and machinery. The experiments described were made for the purpose of determining the nature of gases and smoke and ascertaining their toxic properties" (p. 1).
Date: July 1923
Creator: Katz, S. H.; Gleim, E. J. & Bloomfield, J. J.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Comparison of Gas Masks, Hose Masks, and Oxygen-Breathing Apparatus

Description: Report providing information about the most appropriate kinds of breathing apparatus -- gas masks, hose masks, or self-contained oxygen-breathing apparatus -- to use in different situations.
Date: June 1923
Creator: Katz, S. H. & Bourquin, J. J.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Green River Formation Lithology and Oil Shale Correlations in the Piceance Creek Basin, Colorado

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the oil-shale formations of the Green River in the Piceance Creek Basin. Detailed descriptions of oil-shale samples taken from the Green River formation are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and a photograph.
Date: 1970
Creator: Trudell, Laurence G.; Beard, Thomas N. & Smith, John Ward
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Geology of Eocene Rocks and Oil Yields of Green River Oil Shales on Part of Kinney Rim, Washakie Basin, Wyoming

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the geology and oil-yield of the Green River in the Washakie Basin, Wyoming. Evaluations of the geology and oil-shale resources of the area are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1973
Creator: Trudell, Laurence G.; Roehler, Henry W. & Smith, John Ward
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Petroleum-Engineering Study of K.M.A. Reservoir, Southwestern Part K.M.A. Oil Field, Wichita and Archer Counties, Texas

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing investigations conducted on the K.M.A. oil field in Wichita and Archer Counties, Texas. History, geology, production data, and drilling methods used in the field are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: June 1952
Creator: Dobyns, Rollie P.; Ayers, Marion L. & Lewis, Roger E.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Engineering Study of the Rodessa Oil Field in Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over drilling operations in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Results of the operations are discussed. This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1943
Creator: Hill, Harry Blackburn & Guthrie, R. K.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

New England Beryllium Investigations

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of mines over studies conducted on beryllium deposits in New England. Evaluations of the deposits are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1968
Creator: Barton, William R. & Goldsmith, Carl E.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Maple Mountain-Hovey Mountain Manganese Project, Central District, Aroostook County, Maine

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on manganese deposits in the Maple Mountain and Hovey Mountain area. The history, character, and physical descriptions of the deposits are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: November 1952
Creator: Eilertsen, N. A.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Geophysical Investigation of Manganiferous Iron Deposits, Boston Hill, Grant County, New Mexico

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over geophysical studies conducted on iron deposits of Grant County, New Mexico. Methods and equipment used during the studies are presented. The results are also presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: February 1948
Creator: Joesting, H. R.; Bacon, L. O. & Getz, J. H.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Petroleum-Engineering Study of the Carthage Gas Field, Panola County, Texas

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over petroleum-engineering studies conducted in Carthage, Texas. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1950
Creator: Wilhelm, C. J.; Harris, H. M. & Harlin, M. N.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Briquetting Subbituminous Coal

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over briquetting of coal for development of more effective fuel. Materials, equipment, and processes are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: June 1943
Creator: Parry, V. F. & Goodman, John B.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Diesel Engines Underground: [Part] 4. Effect on Composition of Exhaust Gas of Variables Influencing Fuel Injection

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over diesel engine operations. As stated in the introduction, "it is the purpose of this report to present such data and to reemphasize the importance of adequate maintenance for diesel engines used underground" (p. 2). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: April 1943
Creator: Holtz, John C.; Berger, L. B.; Elliott, M. A. & Schrenk, H. H.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department