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Engineering Aspects of the September 19, 1985 Mexico Earthquake

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over the 1985 Mexico earthquake. The rescue efforts and damage assessments are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1987
Creator: Stone, William C.; Yokel, Felix Y.; Celebi, Mehmet; Hanks, Thomas & Leyendecker, Edgar V.
Item Type: Report
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Seven New White-winged Doves from Mexico, Central America, and Southwestern United States

Description: Seven new subspecies of the white-winged dove (Zenaida asiatica) are described. The patterns of these recoveries are an invaluable aid to understanding racial distribution of this species. The extent of migration that breed in Central America is not yet adequately known. The range of the doves extends as far north as the southwestern United States.
Date: May 1968
Creator: Saunders, George B.
Item Type: Report
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Erosion Studies at Parícutin, State of Michoacán, Mexico

Description: From abstract: Paricutin is 320 kilometers west of Mexico City and is reached by air, rail, or paved highway to Uruapan, Michoacan, and thence by 37 kilometers of paved and dirt road to lava-destroyed San Juan Parangaricutiro, 5 kilometers north of the cone.
Date: 1950
Creator: Segerstrom, Kenneth
Item Type: Report
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Optical Calcite Deposits of the Republic of Mexico

Description: From abstract: Many small deposits of optical calcite (Iceland spar) were discovered in the States of Chihuahua, Durango, Sonora, and Sinaloa from early in 1942 to late in 1944. Exploration that began in Sonora led to the discovery of commercial deposits in the eastern part of that State, and subsequently other deposits were found and mined in southwestern and northeastern Chihuahua and in western and central Durango. The largest deposits can be reached by foot or by horse in from 1 to 3 hours from the nearest truck roads, but some of the small deposits are 1 to 3 days by horse from the nearest roads.
Date: 1948
Creator: Fries, Carl, Jr.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

World Survey of Tantalum Ore

Description: 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.
Date: March 1945
Creator: Baker, James S.
Item Type: Report
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Copper Mining in North America

Description: From introduction: "In this paper are assembled and summarized many subjects relating to the copper industry in North America. Production of mines and districts, history of the industry in North America. Production of mines and districts, history of the industry, geology, of the principal deposits, and mining methods and costs are discussed."
Date: 1938
Creator: Gardner, E. D.; Johnson, C. H. & Butler, B. S
Item Type: Report
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Stopping Methods and Costs

Description: No Description Available.
Date: 1936
Creator: Jackson, Charles Freeman & Gardner, E. D.
Item Type: Report
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Investigation of Toxic Gases from Mexican and other High-Sulphur Petroleums and Products: Report by the Bureau of Mines, Department of the Interior, to the American Petroleum Institute

Description: From Scope of the Work and Findings: "The work was divided into two parts, namely, field work and laboratory investigations. The most interesting and important of the laboratory investigations. The most interesting and important of the laboratory findings were: (1) The presence of hydrogen sulphide (H2S) in the gases and vapors from light Mexican crude; (2) the extreme toxicity of H2S; (3) the absence of arsine, stibine, phosgene, hydrocyanic acid, and other toxic substances; (4) treatment recommended for poisoning by H2S; (5) use and limitations of oxygen breathing apparatus, hose masks, and gas masks."
Date: 1923
Creator: Sayres, R. R.; Smith, N. A. C.; Fieldner, A. C.; Mitchell, C. W.; Jones, G. W.; Yant, W. P. et al.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Petroleum Laws of All America

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines covering petroleum laws of the U.S. and surrounding oil producing countries. As stated in the preface, "this bulletin includes the petroleum laws of (1) United States; (2) the several oil-producing States; (3) Canada; (4) Mexico; (5) the Republics of Central and South America" (p. iv).
Date: March 1921
Creator: Thompson, Joseph Wesley
Item Type: Report
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Natural History of the Tres Marías Islands, Mexico

Description: Brief description of the Tres Marías Islands, Mexico, including mammals, birds, reptiles, crustacea, and plants found there.
Date: April 29, 1899
Creator: Nelson, E. W.; Stejneger, Leonhard; Rathbun, Mary J. & Rose, J. N.
Item Type: Report
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