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Rediscovery of the Elements: Klaproth

Description: Article describing the life and career of Martin Heinrich Klaproth, including his discoveries of uranium and zirconium. Tourist information regarding locations significant to his history is included.
Date: Summer 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Strontium

Description: Article describing the history of the element strontium from its discovery in Strontian, Scotland, to its early uses in English medicine. Maps with directions and photographs of pertinent locations are included.
Date: Autumn 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Germanium

Description: Article recounting the history of the element Germanium, including background material on mining in Germany and the isolation of Germanium by Clemens A. Winkler. Tourist information is provided regarding Winkler's laboratory and mines open to the public as museums.
Date: Summer 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Althofen, Austria and Auer von Welsbach

Description: Article recounting a visit to sites related to Baron Carl Auer von Welsbach, discoverer of lutetium and ytterbium and inventor of the incandescent "Welsbach mantle." Maps and tourist information are provided regarding the Welsbach Museum in Treibach, Austria.
Date: Spring 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Thorium

Description: Article recounting the discovery of the element Thorium in Norway by Hans Morten Thrane Esmark. Maps and tourist information regarding the area are provided.
Date: Winter 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Phosphoro di Bologna

Description: Article recounting a visit to sites related to the discovery of phosphorescent stone (barium sulfide) in Bologna, Italy. Maps with driving directions are included.
Date: Summer 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Montpellier and Bromine

Description: Article recounting the history of the element Bromine, including its discovery in the salt lagoons of the Montpellier region of France by Antoine-Jérome Balard. Maps of the region and of Balard's birthplace are presented.
Date: Autumn 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Riddarhyttan, Sweden

Description: Article describing the authors' tour through Riddarhyttan, Sweden, to visit the areas where cerium and cobalt were discovered. Maps and photographs of pertinent locations are located as well as a history of the area and the elements discovered there.
Date: Spring 2003
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Paracelsus

Description: Article describing the career and discoveries of Phillippus Aureolus Theophrastus Paracelsus Bombastus von Hohenheim. Tourist information regarding locations important to his life are visited and discussed.
Date: Winter 2005
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Reconnaissance for Uranium in the Tocopilla area, Province of Antofagasta, Chile

Description: Abstract: In September-October 1958 a six-day reconnaissance in the Tocopilla area, Antofagasta Province, Chile, was made by members of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and the Instituto de Investigaciones Geológicas de Chile for the purpose of evaluating reported uranium occurrences.
Date: February 1959
Creator: Bowes, William A.; Knowles, Paul H.; C., Mario Serrano & S., Rudolfo Grüenwald
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Preliminary Report on Uranium-Bearing Deposits of the Northern Boulder Batholith Region, Jefferson County, Montana

Description: Introduction: This preliminary report is an attempt to correlate all of the available information having a bearing on the geology of the uraniferous deposits and to set forth such theories and recommendations as may be deduced at this stage.
Date: July 1952
Creator: Thurlow, Ernest E. & Reyner, Millard L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reconnaissance for Uranium in the Chanaral-Taltal area, Provinces of Antofagasta and Atacama, Chile

Description: Abstract: In the Chañaral-Taltal area of northern Chile irregular replacement type iron deposits are especially well developed along a somewhat radioactive lithologic belt in andesite volcanic rocks and Cretaceous dioretic intrusions to the east of the Atacama fault, a prominent shear zone.
Date: December 1961
Creator: Bowes, William A.; Knowles, Paul H.; Moraga B., Aldo & Serrano C., Mario
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reconnaissance for Uranium in the San Pedro de Atacama and Laco areas, Province of Antofagasta, Chile

Description: Abstract: A reconnaissance for uranium in and a general geologic study of the San Pedro de Atacama and Laco areas of nothern Chile disclosed no significant radioactivity in the Laco area, but near San Pedro de Atacama slight anomalies were detected in limey silts of the San Pedro formation.
Date: December 1961
Creator: Knowles, Paul H.; Bowes, William A.; Serrano C., Mario & Moraga B., Aldo
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Uranium in Peru

Description: Introduction: From the inception of the effort to utilize atomic energy Perú has been of interest as a possible source of radioactive raw materials because of its great variety and abundance of metals. Because of this and a desire at that time to develop additional supplies of uranium, a cooperative program to search for uranium deposits was initiated in 1953 by the Junta and the USAEC.
Date: January 1, 1962
Creator: Gabelman, John W. & Beard, Raymond R.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rediscovery of the Elements: Agricola

Description: Article describing the career and discoveries of Georgius Agricola. Tourist information regarding locations important to his life are visited and discussed.
Date: Autumn 2005
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences