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Screen Sizing of Coal, Ores and Other Minerals

Description: From Introduction: "The data in this bulletin were obtained during an investigation of screening practice by the University of Illinois engineering experiment station and the United States Bureau of Mines under a cooperative agreement between them and the State of Illinois Geographical Survey Division. The present investigation was limited to a study of screening as applied in preparing mineral products with the expectation of obtaining more comprehensive information on screening machinery."
Date: 1925
Creator: Holbrook, E. A. & Fraser, Thomas

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.

Stone Dusting or Rock Dusting to Prevent Coal-Dust Explosions, as Practiced in Great Britain and France

Description: From Introduction: "Coal dust as an agent of widespread explosions had been under suspicion, and watering to allay the dust was recommended by some mining engineers but the watering of coal-mine dust was adopted in comparatively few mines of the United States and Great Britain, and had not been introduced widely in any country except Germany. Rock dusting, another method of preventing explosions of coal dust, was early tested with success by the Bureau of Mines in its first gallery at Pittsburgh and, beginning in 1911, at the experimental mine, Bruceton, Pa."
Date: 1924
Creator: Rice, George S.

Structure in Paleozoic Bituminous Coals

Description: From Introduction: "To fill in a few of these gaps and to clarify some of the existing confusion is the aim of this paper. The immediate cause that led the author to investigate further the composition of coal and the origin and structure of its constituents was that when an attempt was made to discover the meaning of the coking and noncoking properties of a coal a more exact knowledge of the nature of the coal was required than was then available."
Date: 1920
Creator: Thiessen, Reinhardt

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.

Talc Mining in New York

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the talc deposits in New York state. The report includes details on the geology of the deposits, and the mining and milling of the talc. This report contains illustrations.
Date: October 1920
Creator: Ladoo, Raymond B.

The Technology of Slate

Description: From Introduction: "The purpose of this bulletin is to point out the most efficient methods and equipment now in use in slate quarries, to describe methods of utilizing the quarried material to best advantage, and to outline means of reducing the proportion of waste, which is now excessive."
Date: 1922
Creator: Bowles, Oliver

Tests of a Powdered-Coal Plant: A Report of Investigations at the Power Plant of the St. Joseph Lead Co., Rivermines, Missouri

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over tests conducted at the powdered-coal plant in Rivermines, Missouri. The results of boiler tests, dryer tests, and mill tests are discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: July 1923
Creator: Kreisinger, Henry; Blizard, John; Augustine, C. E. & Cross, B. J.

Tests of Marine Boilers

Description: From Scope of Bulletin: "The material presented is divided into two main parts. Part I describes the evaporative tests of the marine water-tube boilers, and Part II describes the evaporative tests of the Scotch marine boiler."
Date: 1924
Creator: Kreisinger, Henry; Blizard, John; Mumford, A. R.; Cross, B. J.; Argyle, W. R. & Sherman, R. A.