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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

Dielectric Separation of Minerals

Description: From Introduction: "The Bureau conducted the research described in this bulletin to provide a fundamental understanding of the design and operating characteristics of a dielectric separator."
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan, C. E. & Sullivan, G. V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Structure Sections: Texas Van Horn Quadrangle

Description: This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found around the quadrangle region of Van Horn Texas. The map contains a legend that uses colors and line patterns to represent the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: January 1914
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Script: Rock jewelry]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a geological jewelry-making program at North Texas State College in Denton, using rocks and semi-precious stones found within Denton County.
Date: June 22, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Rediscovery of the Elements

Description: Interactive DVD documenting the research by Dr. James and Virginia Marshall to trace the history of the elements in the periodic table. It includes biographical information on the scientists who discovered each of the elements, notes about each of the elements with photos, periodic tables, maps and photographs of the cities where elements were discovered, a timeline of discoveries, written articles about the research, and other background documentation.
Date: July 2010
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Oil-Shale: An Historical, Technical, and Economic Study

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing studies conducted on the development of the oil-shale industry from a historical, technical, and economic perspective. Results of the studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: July 1922
Creator: Gavin, Martin J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Areal Geology: Texas Burnet Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Burnet, Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: June 1911
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Structure-Section Sheet: Texas Uvalde Quadrangle

Description: This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Uvalde, Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with colors and line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: May 1900
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Historical Geology Sheet: Texas Uvalde Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Uvalde Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: April 1900
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Breeding-Gain Specimens for EBR-I Core IV

Description: Report issued by the Argonne National Laboratory over studies conducted on uranium and plutonium specimens used in fuel rods. The results are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: September 1963
Creator: Shuck, A. B.; Hins, A. G.; Burt, W. R. & Beatty, R. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Areal Geology: Texas Llano Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Llano Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: May 1911
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Structure Sections: Texas Llano Quadrangle

Description: This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Llano, Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: October 1911
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Structure Sections: Texas Burnet Quadrangle

Description: This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Burnet, Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: December 1911
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

LMFR-9 Static Corrosion Behavior of Materials in Bismuth and Uranium-Bismuth Solution at 550°C

Description: Report issued by the Brookhaven National Laboratory discussing corrosion behaviors of materials in bismuth. As stated in the introduction, "this report will present the details of the corrosion testing and the results obtained to date on materials tested under static conditions in bismuth media" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1954
Creator: Atherton, J. E.; Kammerer, O. F.; Klamut, C. J. & Sadofsky, J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Conservation of Natural Resources

Description: This bulletin about the conservation of natural resources was originally an address delivered by the forester Gifford Pinchot to the National Geographic Society, in Washington D. C. on January 31, 1908. The address advocates for greater efforts at conservation by providing a broad overview of the state of America's natural resources with regard to forests, minerals, oil, natural gas, and soil. The failure to plan responsibly and regulate industry has led to the monopolistic practices which currently endanger the United States' natural resources. The state of the country's national resources calls for increased conservation.
Date: 1908
Creator: Pinchot, Gifford
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Company Towns Versus Company Camps in Developing Alaska's Mineral Resources

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing comparisons between company camps and company towns in Alaska's mineral properties. The cost differences between operating towns, camps, and commuting options are presented. This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1986
Creator: Bottge, Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System: An Update of Information Circular 8654

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the Minerals Availability System (MAS). As stated in the mission, "the mission of the Minerals Availability System is to provide current appraisals of the engineering and economic availability of non-fuel minerals for consideration in the formulation of both domestic and foreign minerals policy" (p. 3). This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1982
Creator: Babitzke, Herbert R.; Barsotti, Aldo F.; Coffman, Joseph S.; Thompson, Jerrold G. & Bennett, Harold J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Manganese Availability - Market Economy Countries: A Minerals Availability Program Appraisal

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the worldwide availability of manganese. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this report is to evaluate selected domestic and market economy country resources of manganese for metallurgical application. Individual mine and deposit evaluations were performed on the basis of tonnage, grade, and cost of production" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map.
Date: 1984
Creator: Coffman, Joseph S. & Palencia, Cesar M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department