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Mining Methods and Costs at Crystal-Victory and Minerva Number 1 Fluorspar Mines of Minerva Oil Company, Hardin County, Illinois

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining costs and methods of fluorspar mines in Hardin County, Illinois. As stated in the summary, "it describes the exploration, development, and mining practices, giving costs of each. Transportation, equipment, power, labor, and other influencing factors also are discussed" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1960
Creator: Montgomery, Gill; Daly, J. J. & Myslinksi, Frank J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Applications of a Small Electronic Digital Computer to Pyrometallurgical Research

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the use of small digital computers for problem solving during pyrometallurgical research. As stated in the field of research, "the scope of research varies from the development of new processes to the evaluation of raw materials for existing processes. The types of calculations required range all the way from those involving attempts to determine complex mathematical relationships between physical quantities to those concerned with simple summaries and analyses of daily furnace production" (p. 2-3). This report includes tables, illustrations, and a photograph.
Date: 1960
Creator: Leary, R. J.; Smith, R. W., Jr. & Mitchel, B. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Catalog of Recorded Exploration Drilling and Mine Workings, Tri-State Zinc-Lead District--Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining practices conducted in the tri-state district of Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. As stated in the introduction, "the catalog preserves the records of accomplished explorations and mine developments in the district and provides a readily available source of information for individuals and firms interested in planning mineral explorations, Government agencies estimating of reserves of mineral resources, and the mining industry for general use" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations
Date: 1960
Creator: Brichta, Louis Chanborn
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Methods for Producing Secondary Copper

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing production of secondary copper. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this report is to present a complete collection of information on secondary copper in a single publication" (p. 1-2). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1961
Creator: Spendlove, Max J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mining Methods and Techniques Used at the Radon Longwall Operation, Hecla Mining Company, San Juan County, Utah

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing uranium mining methods. As stated in the introduction, "the Federal Bureau of Mines is publishing a series of studies on the methods and costs of mining uranium on the Colorado Plateau. This report describes the long-wall mining methods and techniques used at the Radon mine, Big Indian district, San Juan County, Utah" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, photographs.
Date: 1961
Creator: Dare, Wilbert Leland & Lindstrom, P. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Uranium Mining in the Lukachukai Mountains, Apache County, Arizona, Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, Incorporated

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing uranium mining methods. As stated in the introduction, "this report is one of a series published by the Federal Bureau of Mines to describe methods and costs of mining uranium on the Colorado Plateau" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1961
Creator: Dare, Wilbert Leland
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mica: A Materials Survey

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mineral surveys conducted on mica. Physicality, history, types, methods, and uses of mica are presented. This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1962
Creator: Skow, Milford L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mercury Occurrences in Alaska

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mercury deposits and the potential for a mercury mining industry in Alaska. History, geology, occurrences, methods, costs, and uses of mercury is presented. This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1962
Creator: Malone, Kevin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mining Methods and Costs, Inspiration Consolidated Copper Company, Open-Pit Mine, Gila County, Arizona

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing copper mining methods and costs in Gila County, Arizona. As stated in the introduction, "this report reviews the underground mining method with emphasis on data and mechanics of block caving as exposed by the open-pit work. It describes the current operating and engineering practice in the open-pit mine with particular emphasis on physical, economic, engineering, and management factors that have affected the choice of mining method and equipment" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1963
Creator: Hardwick, William R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water Requirements and Uses in Arizona Mineral Industries

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing water requirements and consumption used in Arizona mineral industries. As stated in the summary, "this report describes the effects of water shortage on Arizona's mineral industries" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1963
Creator: Gilkey, Millard M. & Beckman, Robert T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ground-Water Test Well B, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada: A Summary of Lithologic Data, Aquifer Tests, and Well Construction

Description: Abstract: Geophysical logs, a summary of contract costs, detailed descriptions of drilling, casing, cementing, and hydraulic testing operations, X-ray mineralogical analyses, physical property analyses, and a detailed lithologic log are presented in the report.
Date: April 1962
Creator: Moore, John E. & Garber, M. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ground Water Test Well D, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada

Description: Introduction: The U.S. Geological Survey is appraising the possibility, however slight, that the ground water beneath the Nevada Test Site, possibly contaminated by nuclear detonations, may carry radioactive fission products to places where they may constitute a public hazard.
Date: February 9, 1962
Creator: Thordarson, William; Garber, M. S. & Walker, George E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Perched Ground Water in Zeolitized-Bedded Tuff, Rainier Mesa and Vicinity, Nevada Test Site, Nevada

Description: Introduction: This report describes the occurrence, movement, and discharge of perched ground water in tuffaceous rocks that cap and underlie Rainier Mesa -- the site of the first series of underground nuclear detonations made by the Atomic Energy Commission at the Nevada Test Site.
Date: 1965
Creator: Thordarson, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Summary of the Ground-Water Hydrology of the Area Between the Las Vegas Valley and the Amargosa Desert, Nevada: with Special Reference to the Effects of Possible New Withdrawals of Ground Water

Description: Introduction: The United States Atomic Energy Commission is considering the establishment of a townsite in the vicinity of Mercury, Nevada, to facilitate operations at the Nuclear Rocket Development Station on the Nevada Test Site.
Date: September 1963
Creator: Winograd, Isaac Judah
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

World Distribution of Soil, Rock, and Vegetation

Description: Introduction: The objective of the study was to estimate the worldwide distribution of a few broad categories of naturally occurring materials found on the land surface of the earth.
Date: June 30, 1965
Creator: Goldberg, Jerald M.; Fosberg, F. Raymond; Sachet, Marie-Hélène & Reimer, Allen
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Chemistry and Movement of Ground Water, Nevada Test Site

Description: Introduction: The chemical character of ground water depends to a large degree upon the character of the rock formations through which the water moves. The composition of the water is the result of several solutional and decompositional processes.
Date: May 20, 1964
Creator: Schoff, Stuart L. & Moore, John E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gamma-Radioactivity Investigations at the Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada: Interim Report, February 1960 to July 1961

Description: Abstract: As a part of continuous geologic and geophysical investigations at the Nevada Test Site, gamma-radioactivity measurements are being made in tunnels and drill holes to determine semiquantitatively the natural gamma radioactivity of geologic formations and the distribution of nuclear-explosion-produced radioisotopes.
Date: October 1962
Creator: Bunker, C. M. & Shutler, Marvin D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department