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World Survey of Tantalum Ore
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.
Preparation, Transportation, and Combustion of Powdered Coal
From Introduction: "In the following pages the writer has endeavored to give an account of the many methods, advantages, and disadvantages of preparing and burning powdered coal."
The Bowie-Gavin Process: Its Application to the Cracking of Tars and Heavy Oils, Also to the Recovery of Oil from Oil-Soaked Sands or Shales, or from Oil Shales
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the Bowie-Gavin process. As stated in the introduction, "this paper describes a process and an apparatus designed to recover oil from such deposits" (p. 1). The results of experiments conducted using this process are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Asbestos
From Introduction: "This report covers the essential features of the asbestos industry, including occurrence, production, mining, milling, utilization, international trade, and marketing."
The Asbestos Industry
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.
Carbonizing Properties: British Columbia, Matanuska Valley (Alaska), and Washington Coals and Blends of Six of Them with Lower Sunnyside (Utah) Coals
From Introduction and Summary: "This report gives results of an investigation of the carbonizing properties of 18 coals, including 2 from Alaska, 12 from British Columbia, 3 from Washington, and 1 from Utah. Each coal was carbonized in the standard 13-inch Bureau of Mines-American Gas Association (BM-AGA) retort at 900 degrees C."
Low-Temperature Carbonization of Coal
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies on low-temperature carbonization of coal. Methods and equipment used during the studies are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Copper Mining in North America
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."
Gold Mining and Milling in the United States and Canada: Current Practices and Costs
Introduction Object and Scope of Paper: "This paper attempts to assemble and discuss briefly in one volume a number of subjects relating to the mining of gold, particularly from lode deposits, in the United States and Canada."
Stopping Methods and Costs
No Description Available.
An Index of Shale-Oil Patents
From Introduction: "Work on this project was begun early in 1944; and the results with respect to shale oil are reported in this Bulletin. Since this bulletin is only an index to this large repository of ideas relating to the the treatment of shale oil, the material is presented in the form of short notices describing the subject material of each patent, which consist of an abridgment of the patent (if British or Australian) or a typical claim in the case of the United States or foreign patents."
Index of Selected Gasification Patents (In Three Parts): [Part] 2. United Kingdon, Australian, Canadian, and South African Patents
Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over patents related to the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. Details of the patents are presented and discussed. This report includes illustrations.
Electric Furnaces for Making Iron and Steel
From Introduction: "Some results of the work already done are presented in this bulletin, which gives a historical review of the development of electric furnaces for making iron and steel, and discusses the problems that remain to be solved in the use of electric furnaces for the smelting of iron ores and the production of pig iron at a profit on a commercial scale."
Natural History of the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. Natural History of the Cook Inlet Region, Alaska
Results of 1900 expedition on Queen Charlotte Islands describing natural history.
Results of Electrical Resistivity and Electrical Induction Measurements at Abana Mine, Quebec, Canada: Explanation of Some Factors Associated with Induction Method
Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on electrical resistivity at the Abana Mine in Quebec. The methods used, and results of the studies are discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
A Biological Investigation of the Athabaska-Mackenzie Region
From introduction: "Report of 1901 expedition of Athabaska-Mackenzie region to obtain representative collections of the mammals, birds, and plants."
Corrosion Rates On Underground Steel Test Piles at Turcot Yard, Montreal, Canada - Part 1
From Abstract: "This paper describes the determination of corrosion rates based on the polarization measurements made up to the time of the removal of the first group of piles in 1969."
Archean and Early Proterozoic Tectonic Framework of North-Central United States and Adjacent Canada
From abstract: This report contains the analysis of the southern part of the Canadian Shield and the subsurface of the southern interior platform where they comprise two Archean cratons and three Early Proterozoic collisional orogens.
Petroleum Laws of All America
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).
Cape Flattery, Washington, United States--British Columbia, Canada
Map showing biological resources (aquatic organisms, terrestrial organisms, land use, etc.) in the Cape Flattery region of the Pacific coast area. Scale 1:250,000.
Eastport, Maine, United States--Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Canada
Map showing biological resources (aquatic organisms, terrestrial organisms, land use, etc.) in the Eastport region of the Atlantic coast area. Scale 1:250,000.
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada--Washington, United States
Map showing biological resources (aquatic organisms, terrestrial organisms, land use, etc.) in the Victoria region of the Pacific coast area. Scale 1:250,000.
Geology of the Michigan Basin with Reference to Subsurface Disposal of Radioactive Wastes
From introduction: The purpose of this report is to describe the geology of the rocks in the different sedimentary basins in relation to problems of disposal of liquid radioactive wastes in the ground.
United States Earthquakes, 1935
Report discussing earthquake activity in the United States during 1935. The report is broken down by regions and has sections for specific earthquakes.
United States Earthquakes, 1943
Report discussing earthquake activity in the United States during 1943. The report is broken down by regions and has sections for specific earthquakes.
United States Earthquakes, 1944
Report discussing earthquake activity in the United States during 1944. The report is broken down by regions and has sections for specific earthquakes.