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Methods and Costs of Stripping and Mining at the United Verde Open-Pit Mine, Jerome, Arizona

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining practices and expenses of the United Verde open-pit mine west of Jerome, Arizona. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this paper is to present the methods used in developing and operating the mine, and to discuss the problems encountered" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: February 1930
Creator: Alenius, E. M. J.

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.

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.

World Survey of Tantalum Ore

Description: 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.
Date: March 1945
Creator: Baker, James S.

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.

Survey of Dust-Control Practices in the Coal-Mining Industry

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing dust-control of coal mining operations. As stated in the summary, "this circular presents results of a survey conducted by the Bureau of Mines to ascertain the extent to which dust-control practices are employed in the coal-mining industry" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: April 1956
Creator: Barnes, R. W.; Gregory, M. J.; Owings, C. W. & Berger, L. B.

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.

Specifications for Selected Hydraulic-Powered Roof Supports: With a Methods to Estimate Support Requirement for Longwalls

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing hydraulic-powered roof support specifications. As stated in the abstract, "this report presents observations made by Bureau engineers regarding hydraulic-powered roof supports that are currently being used or have been used on nearly all operating long-walls in the United States" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: September 1969
Creator: Barry, A. J.; Nair, O. B. & Miller, J. S.

National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Summer 1956

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

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

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

Ringelmann Smoke Chart: Revision of IC 7718

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the Ringelmann smoke chart. This report serves as a revision to a previous report covering the Ringelmann chart. As stated in the abstract, "since instructions on its use are not shown on the recent edition of the chart, those included in this revision of the previous Bureau of Mines publication now are necessary complement to the chart. More detail regarding the use of the chart is included than was given in the earlier version" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1967
Creator: Bureau of Mines Staff