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Sandstone Quarrying in the United States

Description: From Preface: "It is the aim of this bulletin to point out in a general way the location of workable sandstone deposits in the United States, and to outline the most efficient and economical methods of quarrying and preparing the rock for structural and other purposes."
Date: 1917
Creator: Bowles, Oliver

Some Engineering Problems of the Panama Canal in Their Relation to Geology and Topography

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over issues encountered during construction of the Panama Canal. As stated in the introduction, "this report aims to discuss, from the viewpoint of the mining geologist, the bearing of topographic and geologic conditions on certain problems that arose in the construction of the Panama Canal" (p. 7). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1915
Creator: MacDonald, Donald F.

Some Principles Governing the Production of Oil Wells

Description: From Introduction: "The report discusses some of the fundamental factors governing oil production, taking up first the conditions affecting the amount of oil in the oil sand, then those factors that control the rate of production of oil wells, and then discusses several related problems, most of which deal particularly with the effect of the production of one well on that of another."
Date: 1921
Creator: Beal, Carl H. & Lewis, J. O.

Subsidence Due to Coal Mining in Illinois

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations on surface subsidence from coal mining in Illinois. The results of the investigations are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1927
Creator: Herbert, Charles Arthur & Rutledge, J. J.

The Technology of Marble Quarrying

Description: From Preface: "The aim of this bulletin is to present to the marble workers of the United States a concise statement of the most efficient and economical methods now in use for producing and preparing marble. The observations outlined refer chiefly to the methods employed in the quarrying of marble and the conditions that affect successful operation; the structure of marble and its relation to quarry processes; waste through rock imperfections and inefficient quarry methods; and means of eliminating such waste or utilizing it if elimination is impossible."
Date: 1916
Creator: Bowles, Oliver

Thermodynamic Properties of Sulfides

Description: Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines containing a compilation of thermodynamic data regarding sulfides. There are tables for standard heat capacities (includes equations), standard entropies, high-temperature relative enthalpies (includes equations), Gibbs energy functions, enthalpies of formation (includes equations), Gibbs energies of formation (includes equations) and logarithms of the equilibrium constants. Documentation in the introduction explains how the tables are organized and use of the data.
Date: 1987
Creator: Pankratz, L. B.; Mah, Alla D. & Watson, S. W.

Timbering of Metal Mines

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the importance of timbering in metal mines. The reasons and methods for timbering are presented and discussed. This report includes illustrations, and photographs.
Date: June 1923
Creator: Holbrook, Elmer Allen; Ageton, Richard V. & Tufft, Harry E.

Underground Conditions in Oil Fields

Description: From Introduction: "This paper aims to show the general method of procedure in studying underground conditions in producing oil fields and how such study may not only correct but even prevent great unnecessary losses. Throughout the paper reference is made to oil wells and oil fields, but to a certain degree many of the suggestions relating to oil wells are applicable in the care and protection of gas wells and in solving gas problems."
Date: 1921
Creator: Ambrose, A. W.

The Use of Mud-Laden Fluid in Oil and Gas Wells

Description: From Introduction: "Technical Paper 66 deals with the mud-laden fluid process in general and No. 68 with its application in Oklahoma. Rather than reprint these publications, it has been considered advisable to replace them with the present report, which includes the results of more recent investigations. The methods of using mud-laden fluid are an outgrowth of the rotary drilling system, which was developed in Texas and later employed in Louisiana and California."
Date: 1916
Creator: Lewis, James O. & McMurray, William F.