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Geologic Factors in Predicting Coal Mine Roof-Rock Stability in the Upper Kittanning Coalbed, Somerset County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the geology of roof-rock stability in coal mines. The distribution, frequency, and magnitude of roof falls in U.S. coal mines are discussed. This report includes maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1981
Creator: Iannacchione, A. T.; Ulery, J. P.; Hyman, D. M. & Chase, F. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the estimates of known reserves of coking coal deposits in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. The properties of coal and coal blends from the area are presented. The report includes tables and maps.
Date: July 1951
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Toenges, Albert L.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Fayette County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the known reserves of coking coal in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. Studies on the properties of coal and coal blends from the area are presented. This report contains tables, and maps.
Date: August 1951
Creator: Dowd, James J.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Toenges, Albert L.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
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Conversion of Nicaro Nickel Oxide to Nickel Metal

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over testing conducted on nickel oxide to produce nickel metal. Details of testing methods and results are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1959
Creator: Mahan, W. M.; Melcher, N. B.; Riott, J. P. & Ostrowski, E. J.
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Analyses of Mine and Car Samples of Coal Collected in the Fiscal Years 1911 to 1913

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over analyses of coal samples collected from 1911 to 1913. The analyses and descriptions of the samples are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1914
Creator: Fieldner, Arno Carl; Smith, Howard I.; Fay, Albert H. & Sanford, Samuel
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Coal-Dust Explosion Tests in the Experimental Mine 1913-1918, Inclusive

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over experiments conducted on coal-dust explosions. The results of the experiments are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: June 1922
Creator: Rice, George S.; Jones, Lewis M.; Egy, Willard Leo & Greenwald, H. P.
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Preparation Characteristics of Pennsylvania Anthracite from the Bottom Red Ash Bed, Northern Field

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the anthracite coal in the Bottom Red Ash Bed in Pennsylvania. The coal samples were analyzed for thickness and geologic structure. The amount of recoverable coal was also estimated. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: July 1967
Creator: Sanner, William S.
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Underground Combustion Oil-Recovery Experiment in the Venango First Sand, Warren County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report by the Bureau of Mines over oil-recovery methods and experiments conducted in Warren County. Preparation, methods, and results of the experiments are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
Date: 1963
Creator: Caspero, N. A.; Wertman, W. T. & Eckard, William E.
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Notes on Explosive Mine Gases and Dusts: With Special Reference to Explosions in the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi Coal Mines

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing coal mining gas and dust explosions, specifically those at the Monongah, Darr, and Naomi mines of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Studies on mine explosions, as well as methods and analyses are presented. This report includes tables, and an illustration.
Date: 1911
Creator: Chamberlin, Rollin Thomas
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Mineral Facts and Problems, 1956

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, and illustrations.
Date: 1956
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Occurrence of Gases in Coals

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the different types of gases that are present in coal. Theories behind why these gases occur in coal are presented. This report includes tables and graphs.
Date: June 1934
Creator: Selden, R. F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Comparative Yields of Light Oil, Tar, and Constituents from Carbonization Tests at 800 Degrees, 900 Degrees, and 1,000 Degrees Celsius

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on testing done on a variety of American coals collected from 32 coal beds across the country. The carbonizing properties of samples tested at 3 different temperatures are presented. This report includes tables, and graphs.
Date: March 1943
Creator: Holmes, C. R.; Wilson, J. E. & Davis, J. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Flood-Prevention Projects at Pennsylvania Anthracite Mines: Progress Report for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1947

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the progress made on flood prevention in anthracite mines. As stated in the report, "the broad objective of the investigative work was to obtain factual data on: 1. anthracite reserves of Pennsylvania, 2. underground water pools, 3. barrier pillars, 4. the "buried valley" of the Susquehanna River, and 5. infiltration of surface water into underground mine workings" (p. 4). This report includes tables, graphs, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: April 1948
Creator: Ash, S. H.; Cassap, W. E.; Eaton, W. L.; Hughes, Karl; Romischer, W. M. & Westfield, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Estimate of Known Recoverable Reserves of Coking Coal in Washington County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations of coking-coal reserves of Washington County, Pennsylvania. Methods used, and measurements of coal reserves are listed. This report includes tables, and maps.
Date: February 1955
Creator: Wallace, Joseph J.; Dowd, James J.; Provost, John M.; Abernethy, R. F. & Reynolds, D. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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