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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

Index of Oil-Shale and Shale-Oil Patents, 1946-56: A Supplement to Bulletins 467 and 468: (In Three Parts) [Part 2]. United Kingdom Patents

Description: From Introduction: "This part of Bulletin 574 contains 180 United Kingdom patents that relate to retorting (and distilling underground), refining, and utilization of oil shale and its products. The largest single group, of which the majority was assigned to a single company, relates to fluidized handling of shale."
Date: 1958
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Index of Oil-Shale and Shale-Oil Patents, 1946-56: A Supplement to Bulletins 467 and 468: (In Three Parts) [Part 3]. European Patents and Classification

Description: From Introduction: "This part of Bulletin contains 250 European patents that relate to retorting (and distilling underground), refining, and utilization of oil shale and its products. The largest single group, of which the majority was assigned to a single company, relates to fluidized handling shale. The patents are arranged numerically, and alphabetical list of investors and assignees follow them. A classified list of all the patents follows the author index of Part III. Parts I and II were published in 1958."
Date: 1959
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mineral Facts and Problems: 1965 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, and illustrations. Index and finding guide starts on page 1113.
Date: 1965
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mineral Facts and Problems: 1985 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, and illustrations.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An Appraisal of Minerals Availability for 34 Commodities

Description: From Program Overview: "This bulletin summarizes and updates availability information published in individual mineral commodity appraisals since 1979. it also marks achievement, after 15-yr systems and data development history, of a major Bureau goal to build computer-based systems and the necessary staff infrastructure to perform timely, commodity-wide assessments with comparable cost frameworks."
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Methods, Costs, and Safety in Stripping and Mining Coal, Copper Ore, Iron Ore, Bauxite, and Pebble Phosphate

Description: From Extent of Open-Pit Mining and Purpose of this Publication: "Various methods and machines are employed, and costs are low; in fact, costs have to be low because coal and ores command a low price on the market. These factors, together with queries on methods and costs of stripping and the increase in open-pit mining, have justified investigation by the Bureau of Mines for this form of mining and publication of the results in this report."
Date: 1929
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Inspection and Testing of Mine-Type Electrical Equipment for Permissibility

Description: From Introduction: "This publication, therefore, proposes to discuss the theory upon which tests of equipment in explosive atmospheres are based and to consider inspection and other matters pertaining to complete investigations of machines under Schedules 2B and 15."
Date: 1929
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

CORES Operations Manual: Bureau of Mines Core Repository System

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the CORES operations manual. As stated in the abstract, "this report describes the new Bureau of Mines Core Repository System (CORES) and presents the methods for selecting, processing, and storing physical samples and descriptive data for future reference by earth scientists" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1978
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Study of Mine Examination Techniques for Detecting and Identifying Underground Nuclear Explosions

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing techniques for detecting and studying underground nuclear explosions. As stated in the introduction, this report results from a study of only one part of the contemplated inspection system, specifically the final phases embracing on-site investigations and mine examination techniques" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1962
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Outlook and Research Possibilities for Bituminous Coal

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing research conducted on the bituminous coal industry in the United States. As stated in the introduction, "in addition to research and development work of the coal industry, that of associated industries and coal consumers is covered" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: May 1956
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department