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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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Radioactivity of Some Coals and Shales in Southern Illinois

Description: Report discussing the radioactivity of channel samples of the commercially important coal beds in the Caseyville, Tradewater, Carbondale, and McLeansboro formations of Pennsylvanian age, as well as samples of the black, hard, sheety, roof shales of several coal beds in southern and central Illinois.
Date: August 1954
Creator: Patterson, E. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Air and Gas Injection in the Oil Fields of Illinois

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the gas injection methods in the oil fields of Illinois. The results and properties of the injections are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, illustrations, and maps.
Date: November 1944
Creator: Keithly, C. M. & Jennings, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Feasibility Study of Material-Balance Assessment of Petroleum from the New Albany Shale in the Illinois Basin

Description: A report about which intends to determine the feasibility of conducting a material-balance assessment of petroleum within a sedimentary basin.
Date: 1995
Creator: Lewan, M.D.; Comer, J. B.; Hamlton-Smith, T.; Hasenmueller, N. R.; Guthrie, J. M.; Hatch, J. R. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Paleomagnetic and 40Ar/39Ar Results from the Grant Intrusive Breccia and Comparison to the Permian Downeys Bluff Sill—Evidence for Permian Igneous Activity at Hicks Dome, Southern Illinois Basin

Description: A report about applying 40Ar/39Ar dating methods, along with other rock techniques, to determine the age of emplacement and the cooling history of the Grant intrusive breccia at Hicks dome in Illinois.
Date: 1997
Creator: Reynolds, Richard L.; Goldhaber, Martin B. & Snee, Lawrence W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Problems with Applying Topographically Driven Flow to Genesis of the Upper Mississippi Valley Zinc-Lead District and to Fluid Flow in the Illinois Basin

Description: A report about how topographically driven ground-water flow and other processes that involve dewatering of basins fail to account for the temperatures indicated by fluid inclusion and sulfur isotope studies in the Upper Mississippi Valley zinc-lead district on the northern edge of the Illinois Basin.
Date: 1995
Creator: Spirakis, Charles S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Coking of Illinois Coals

Description: From Scope of Report: "The first part of this report outlines the present factors in the problem of coking Illinois coals and points out the future prospects. The second part of this report deals with the character of Illinois coals, their nature, physical properties, and chemical composition. The last part describes the tests made and gives detailed results."
Date: 1917
Creator: Ovitz, F. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Preparation Characteristics of Illinois Coals

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the mechanical coal-preparation characteristics. As stated in the introduction, "this second publication reports the washability and screen analyses of the important Illinois coal beds, showing the quality of product that would result when the raw coal is subjected to preparatory treatment" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: 1949
Creator: Crentz, William L. & Fraser, Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Inflammability of Illinois Coal Dusts

Description: From Introduction: "The present paper is a report of a detailed study of the bituminous dusts of Illinois mines, and is a part of the investigations conducted by the bureau in cooperation with the Illinois State Geological Survey and the department of mining engineering of the University of Illinois."
Date: 1916
Creator: Clement, J. K. & Scholl, L. A., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Use of Permissible Explosives in the Coal Mines of Illinois

Description: From Introduction: "The report deals briefly with the dangers of black blasting powder now in such common use in coal mining. It discusses the development of permissible explosives and their introduction into Illinois coal mines and points out the characteristic differences between permissible explosives and black blasting powder. "
Date: 1917
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[Letter from Illinois Delegation to Anthony Principi - May 19, 2005]

Description: Letter to Chairman Principi from the Federal Representatives and Senators of Illinois regarding the 183rd Fighter Wing from the Air National Guard Base at Capital Airport in Springfield, Illinois.
Date: May 19, 2005
Creator: Durbin, Richard J. (Richard Joseph), 1944-; Obama, Barack.; LaHood, Ray, 1945-; Evans, Lane, 1951- & Shimkus, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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