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The Legendary "White Metal" and its "Ore"

Description: Report concerning stories about claims of a "white metal" extracted from an "ore" found packed around pieces of iron or steel. It includes information about various tests conducted about the validity of these claims and their findings.
Date: December 1925
Creator: Davis, C. W.
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The Gasoline Situation

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the demands on the oil industry due to an increase in automobiles in the United States. Improvements in drilling methods and refinery practices are presented. This report includes a table.
Date: March 1926
Creator: Hill, Harry H.
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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
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Methods and Costs of Stripping and Mining at the United Verde Open-Pit Mine, Jerome, Arizona

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining practices and expenses of the United Verde open-pit mine west of Jerome, Arizona. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this paper is to present the methods used in developing and operating the mine, and to discuss the problems encountered" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: February 1930
Creator: Alenius, E. M. J.
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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.
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Quartz and Silica: Part 1. - General Summary

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing quartz and silica minerals. As stated in the foreword, "the purpose of the present paper is to assemble brief summaries of the many widely differing industries engaged in the production and preparation of these minerals in their principal commercial forms" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: August 1931
Creator: Santmyers, Reigart Meredith
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Methods and Costs of Mining and Preparing Sand and Gravel at the Plant of the Ward Sand and Gravel Co., Oxford, Michigan

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the operation and production of the Ward Sand and Gravel Company in Oxford, Michigan. The methods and costs employed by the company are presented. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: January 1932
Creator: Ward, Frederick L.
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Procedure of the Purchasing and Supply Departments of the Miami Copper Company, Miami, Arizona

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the purchasing procedures documented by the Miami Copper Company in Arizona. Supplies, invoices, discounts, and accounting procedures are described in detail. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: May 1932
Creator: Bishop, Fred L. & Keller, Albert E.
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Manganese: Its Occurrence, Milling, and Metallurgy; Part 1

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the "occurrence, milling, and metallurgy of manganese in the United States" (p. 1). Different properties and compounds of manganese are also discussed. This report includes a map, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1934
Creator: Dean, Reginald S.; DeVaney, Fred D. & Coghill, Will H.
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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.
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Mineral Industries Survey of the United States: Idaho, Shoshone County, Coeur d'Alene District: the Silver Belt and the Sunshine Mine of the Coeur dÁlene District

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mineral production of mines in Shoshone County, Idaho. Mining and milling methods of these mines are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and a photograph.
Date: February 1936
Creator: Julihn, C. E. & Horton, F. W.
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Open Schedules for Gold and Silver Ores and Concentrates at Western Custom Smelters

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the smelting schedules for the operators of silver and gold mines. As stated in the introduction, "the paper discusses smelting schedules, general smelting practices that have a bearing on rates, and the reasons for penalties or credits for certain constituents of ores" (p. 1). This report includes tables.
Date: December 1936
Creator: Gardner, E. D. & Allsman, Paul T.
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Mineral Industries Survey of the United States: California, Kern County, Mojave District: The Golden Queen and other Mines of the Mojave District, California

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mineral production of mines in Kern County, California. Mining and milling methods of these mines are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: January 1937
Creator: Julihn, C. E. & Horton, F. W.
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Some Causes of Blow-Outs During Drilling and Means of Prevention: with Special Reference to the Gulf Coast Region

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the causes of blow-outs and crater formation during the drilling of high-pressure wells. Causes and prevention of well blow-outs are presented. This report includes tables.
Date: March 1937
Creator: Carpenter, Charles B.
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Coal-Mine Explosions in Ohio: 1874-1936

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing coal mine explosions in Ohio between 1874 and 1936. The number of explosions and fatalities are presented. The causes of mine explosions are discussed as well. This report includes tables.
Date: October 1937
Creator: Owings, C. W.
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Smelting Ores in the Electric Furnace

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the electric smelting of nonferrous ores. As stated in the introduction, "it is the purpose of the present paper to survey the technical and economic changes that have taken place and to determine whether electric smelting of nonferrous ores offers any more promise today than 20 years ago" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: October 1937
Creator: Dean, Reginald S. & von Bernewitz, M. W.
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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.
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Marketing Mineral Pigments

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the use of mineral pigments. The importance of pigments is presented along with a description of import and export trends of minerals. This report includes tables.
Date: August 1942
Creator: Harness, Charles L.
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Multiple-Shift Mechanical Mining in some Bituminous-Coal Mines: Progress Report 4. Extraction of Pillars with Mechanized Equipment

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing "some methods and practices of mining coal mechanically where operations are conducted on more than one shift" (p. 3). Descriptions of mines, and mining methods are presented. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: December 1942
Creator: Toenges, Albert L.; Maize, Earl R. & Jones, Frank A.
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