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Asbestos: A Materials Survey

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing asbestos mining. As stated in the introduction, "this report gives primary consideration to the types and grades of asbestos that are of greatest importance in the program of military preparedness-namely, the spinning grades of chrysotile, both foreign and domestic, and the amosite and crocidolite obtained only from foreign sources" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1959
Creator: Bowles, Oliver
Item Type: Report

Energy Uses and Supplies, 1939, 1947, 1965

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing specific energy uses during the years of 1939, 1947, and 1965. As stated in the subject, "this is a summary of preliminary results of an exploratory study if energy uses and supplies in the United States" (p. 2). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: October 1950
Creator: Barnett, Harold J.
Item Type: Report

Extinguishing Fire with Carbon Dioxide in the Valier Mine, Valier Coal Company, Valier, Franklin County, Illinois

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining fires, and the use of carbon dioxide as fire control. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this circular is to describe the sealing off of a mine fire and subsequent use of carbon dioxide gas to extinguish it" (p. 2). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: April 1950
Creator: Westfield, James; Brumbaugh, H. C. & Whittaker, R. W.
Item Type: Report

Burning Wood Waste for Commercial Heat and Power

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing wood waste that is used for commercial heat and power. The development of wood burning equipment is presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: September 1950
Creator: Barkley, J. F. & Morgan, R. E.
Item Type: Report

Causes of Roof-Fall Fatalities in Anthracite and Bituminous-Coal Mines, 1955 and 1956

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing coal mining roof-fall accidents during 1955 and 1956. As stated in the summary, "the study includes an analysis of individual accident reports, sets forth the measurable factors, and compares such factors with a representative sample of average data from 39 anthracite mines and 117 bituminous mines" (p. 1).
Date: 1958
Creator: Joseph, R. D.
Item Type: Report

Carbon Dioxide Content of Mine-Fire Atmospheres as an Aid when Fighting Metal-Mine Fires

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mine fires, and methods for controlling and extinguishing them. As stated in the purpose, "the purpose of this report is to show briefly how to utilize the trend of the carbon dioxide content of the mine-fire atmospheres to fight metal-mine fires" (p. 4). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: December 1950
Creator: Ash, S. H.
Item Type: Report

National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Winter 1956-57

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing surveys conducted on the motor gasoline sold during the winter of 1956-1957. The amount, location, and price of gasoline sold during this time are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map.
Date: July 1957
Creator: Blade, O. C.
Item Type: Report

National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Winter 1955-56

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing surveys conducted on the motor gasoline sold during the winter of 1955-1956. The amount, location, and price of gasoline sold during this time are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map.
Date: April 1956
Creator: Blade, O. C.
Item Type: Report

Outlook and Research Possibilities for Bituminous Coal

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing research conducted on the bituminous coal industry in the United States. As stated in the introduction, "in addition to research and development work of the coal industry, that of associated industries and coal consumers is covered" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: May 1956
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Item Type: Report

Reconnaissance of Metal Mining in the San Juan Region: Ouray, San Juan, and San Miguel Counties, Colorado

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing metal mines in Colorado. As stated in the summary, "this paper describes the mineral deposits and discusses mining and milling methods and related operating conditions in an important gold, silver, lead, and zinc producing area in Ouray, San Juan, and San Miguel Counties, Colo., embracing 250 square miles" (p. 5). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: March 1950
Creator: King, William H. & Allsman, Paul T.
Item Type: Report

Ventilating Practices that Minimize Explosion Hazards in Bituminous-Coal Mines

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mine ventilation designed to reduce explosion hazards. As stated in the scope and purpose of study, "this circular is intended to present important recommended practices that are necessary to minimize the possibilities of methane accumulations in coal mine and reduce the chances of ignitions from electrical sources" (p. 1). This report includes illustrations.
Date: September 1952
Creator: Ankeny, M. J.; Westfield, James & Kingery, D. S.
Item Type: Report

Accepted Limit Values of Air Pollutants

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing, as stated in the introduction, the "accepted maximum permissible concentrations of air pollutants from the standpoints of health, damage to vegetation, damage to property, and requirements of industrial processes" (p. 1). This report includes tables.
Date: May 1954
Creator: Barkley, J. F.
Item Type: Report

Mines and Mineral Deposits (Except Fuels) Cascade County, Montana

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining procedures and minerals of Cascade County, Montana. History, geology, and mineral production of the Cascade County mines are presented. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: February 1951
Creator: Robertson, Almon F.
Item Type: Report

The Mineral Industry of Turkey

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the development of Turkey's mineral industry. Mineral production, consumption, and trade are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1958
Creator: Nahai, L.
Item Type: Report

Mines and Mineral Deposits (Except Fuels) Meagher County, Montana

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining procedures and minerals of Meagher County, Montana. History, geology, and mineral production of the Meagher County mines are presented. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: January 1950
Creator: Roby, Robert N.
Item Type: Report

Mines and Mineral Deposits (Except Fuels) Fergus County, Montana

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining procedures and minerals of Fergus County, Montana. History, geology, and mineral production of the Fergus County mines are presented. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: January 1950
Creator: Robertson, Almon F.
Item Type: Report

Mines and Mineral Deposits (Except Fuels) Judith Basin County, Montana

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining procedures and minerals of Judith Basin County, Montana. History, geology, and mineral production of the Judith Basin County mines are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and maps.
Date: June 1951
Creator: Robertson, Almon F. & Roby, Robert N.
Item Type: Report

Mines and Mineral Deposits (Except Fuels) Park County, Montana

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining procedures and minerals of Park County, Montana. History, geology, and mineral production of the Park County mines are presented. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: February 1950
Creator: Reed, Glenn C.
Item Type: Report