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Bibliography of the Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis and Related Processes (In Two Parts): [Part] 2. Patents

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the patents of the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. As stated in the introduction, "this review contains abstracts of the technical literature and patents dealing with the history, development, and commercial applications of the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis" (p. iii).
Date: 1955
Creator: Anderson, Hazel C.; Wiley, J. L. & Newell, A.

Magnetic Separation of Ores

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the removal of magnetic materials from iron ores. As stated in the introduction, "this report discusses briefly operations and trends in magnetic separation, explains magnetic separation, describes and classifies the machines used, and outlines their development" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1941
Creator: Dean, Reginald S. & Davis, Charles Wesley

Limits of Inflammability of Gases and Vapors

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the inflammability of the gases found in mines. As stated in the introduction, "it is the object of this paper to present the results of a critical review of all figures published on the limits of inflammability of combustible gases and vapors when in admixture with air, oxygen, or other "atmosphere" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1928
Creator: Coward, H. F. & Jones, G. W.

The Asbestos Industry

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the production and use of asbestos. Descriptions of the different types of asbestos are discussed. Its applications are also discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1955
Creator: Bowles, Oliver

Metal-Mining Practice

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines over practices of metal mining. As stated in the introduction, "this bulletin summarizes mining practices of a large number of metal mines in the United states and foreign countries. The adaptation of mining methods best suited to the various natural conditions in mines is discussed, and comparative costs are presented" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1939
Creator: Jackson, Charles Freeman & Hedges, Joseph Harold

Rock Quarrying for Cement Manufacture

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over rock quarries in the United States. As stated in the introduction, "the bulk of the report deals with quarrying methods and equipment, and gives special attention to drilling and blasting; a chapter on rock mining and one on prospecting are included" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: June 1918
Creator: Bowles, Oliver

The Electrothermic Metallurgy of Zinc

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the electrothermic metallurgy and smelting of zinc. Different smelting methods, processes, and equipment are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1923
Creator: O'Harra, B. Marvel

Mineral Facts and Problems, 1956

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over mineral characteristics, uses, and problems. Descriptions of common minerals and their uses are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: 1956
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.