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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
Item Type: Report

Control of Fires in Inactive Coal Formations in the United States

Description: From Introduction: "The purpose of this Bulletin, in addition to presenting a history and description of Bureau activities in controlling these fires, is to provide the mining industry and the public with information concerning methods of controlling fires in inactive coal formation. The Bulletin is intended to serve as a guide to the public and more specifically to mining supervisory personnel and engineers who may be called upon to extinguish such fires."
Date: 1960
Creator: Griffith, F. E.; Magnuson, M. O. & Toothman, G. J. R.
Item Type: Report

Geologic Investigations in Support of Project Chariot in the Vicinity of Cape Thompson, Northwestern Alaska: Preliminary Report

Description: From abstract: This report describes the Chariot test at Ogotoruk Creek that is topographically and geologically well-situated for the construction of an experimental deep-water excavation as proposed by the AEC.
Date: January 1960
Creator: Kachadoorian, Reuben; Campbell, Russell H.; Moore, G. W.; Cole, J. Y.; Lachenbruch, Arthur H.; Greene, Gordon W. et al.
Item Type: Report

Hyatt Rach Pegmatite, Larimer County, Colorado

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on Larimer County pegmatite deposits. Descriptions of the deposits are presented. This report includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: 1960
Creator: Gilkey, Millard M.
Item Type: Report

Mineral Facts and Problems: 1960 Edition

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, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1960
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Item Type: Report

Mining Methods and Costs at Crystal-Victory and Minerva Number 1 Fluorspar Mines of Minerva Oil Company, Hardin County, Illinois

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining costs and methods of fluorspar mines in Hardin County, Illinois. As stated in the summary, "it describes the exploration, development, and mining practices, giving costs of each. Transportation, equipment, power, labor, and other influencing factors also are discussed" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1960
Creator: Montgomery, Gill; Daly, J. J. & Myslinksi, Frank J.
Item Type: Report

Mining Methods and Costs, Black Rock Tungsten Mine, Wah Chang Mining Corp., Mono County, California

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining costs and methods of the Black Rock Tungsten Mine in Mono County, California. As stated in the summary, "this report is one of a series prepared by the Bureau of Mines on exploration, development, mining methods, and costs at various mines in the United States" (p. 1). This report includes maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1960
Creator: Johnson, A. C. & Fillip, N. M.
Item Type: Report

Petroleum and Natural Gas Fields in Wyoming

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the oil and gas fields of Wyoming. As stated in the summary, "this study contains individual reports on 271 oil and gas fields in Wyoming. The location of each field is given; and, where available, maps of the fields, surface formations, and elevations" (p. 1).
Date: 1960
Creator: Biggs, Paul & Espach, Ralph H.
Item Type: Report

Tungsten Resources of Montana: Deposits of the Mount Torrey Batholith, Beaverhead County

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the tungsten deposits on Beaverhead County, Montana. As stated in the introduction, "this report presents information obtained from July 1955 to September 1957 on tungsten deposits in and near the Mount Torrey batholith" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1960
Creator: Pattee, Eldon C.
Item Type: Report

United States Earthquakes, 1960

Description: Report discussing earthquake activity in the United States during 1960. The report is broken down by regions and has sections for specific earthquakes.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Report

Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant

Description: Report describing the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant, its fast breeder reactor, and heat transport systems.
Date: March 1960
Creator: Atomic Power Development Associates
Item Type: Report

Geologic Reconnaissance of the Topopah Spring and Timber Mountain Quandrangles, Nye County, Nevada

Description: The Topopah Spring and Timber Mountain 15-minute quadrangles comprising about 500 square miles in southern Nye County, Nev., are bounded by longitudes 116°15' W. and 116°30' W. and by latitudes 36°45' N. and 37°15' N. (fig. 1) The quadrangles are mostly within the Nevada Test Site and are approximately 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas (fig. 1). Lathrop Wells, the nearest town, is about 10 miles south of the southern boundary of the Topopah Spring quadrangle.
Date: May 1960
Creator: Orkild, Paul P. & Pomeroy, John S.
Item Type: Report

Comparison of Fallout Doses from Nevada Tests (Revised)

Description: From abstract: Many residents of the Nevada area carried film badge radiation dosimeters during Operation Plumbbob in 1957. Badge readings in specific localities appear to follow the logarithmic-normal distribution.
Date: June 1960
Creator: Reed, Jack W.
Item Type: Report

Geologic Summary of the Central Valley of California with Reference to the Disposal of Radioactive Waste

Description: From introduction: This report describes the geology of the area only to the extent necessary for preliminary evaluation of the possibilities for the disposal of liquid radioactive waste by injection through deep wells. Their value will increase with development of extensive commercial production of atomic power and attendant creation of radioactive waste from the processing of spent fuel elements. The disposal of liquid waste in deep reservoirs is only one of several possibilities that must be considered.
Date: June 1960
Creator: Repenning, Charles Albert
Item Type: Report