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Map of Routes to the Principal Mining Districts in the Central States of Mexico.

Description: Map of several states bordering the Gulf of Mexico in central Mexico from 1828. The routes to the principal mining districts and other roads are marked, as well as towns, landmarks, rivers, and some topographic features (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: April 1828
Creator: Ward, H. G. (Henry George), 1797-1860.
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Gold Dredging in the United States

Description: Report discussing the development of gold dredging in the United States, the essential features of present-day dredges, the facts that determine whether a placer deposit can be profitably dredged, and the approved methods of prospecting placer ground and of operating dredges. Intended for designers and builders of dredges, mining engineers, and persons who may contemplate investing capital in placer-mining ventures.
Date: May 1918
Creator: Janin, Charles
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Graphic Studies of Ultimate Analyses of Coals

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of analyses of coals. The results are discussed and presented on various diagrams. This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: December 1915
Creator: Ralston, Oliver C. & Porter, Horace C.
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Development, Mining, and Handling of Ore in Folded and Faulted Areas, Red Iron Mines, Birmingham District, Alabama

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over mining of red iron ores in Birmingham, Alabama. As stated in the introduction, "the present paper deals more specifically with the development and handling of ore as affected by folds and faults in the ore bed, and considers changes that may be desirable or necessary in future mining practices" (p. 2). This paper includes illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1927
Creator: Crane, W. R.
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A Carbon Monoxide Recorder and Alarm

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the development of carbon monoxide alarms and recorders. Descriptions of the recording equipment are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: 1926
Creator: Katz, Sidney H.; Reynolds, D. A.; Frevert, H. W. & Bloomfield, J. J.
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Magnetite and Ilmenite Resources, Iron Mountain Area, Albany County, Wyoming

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing magnetite and ilmenite mining methods and practices. As stated in the introduction, "this report summarizes the exploration of the titaniferous iron deposits in the Iron Mountain area, Albany County, Wyo." (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1961
Creator: Dow, Vernon T.
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Limits of Inflammability of Gases and Vapors

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the inflammability of the gases found in mines. As stated in the introduction, "it is the object of this paper to present the results of a critical review of all figures published on the limits of inflammability of combustible gases and vapors when in admixture with air, oxygen, or other "atmosphere" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1928
Creator: Coward, H. F. & Jones, G. W.
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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1917

Description: Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: "This publication is devoted exclusively to a review and abstracts of decisions based on the laws governing the rights and duties of mine owners, operators, miners, and persons trafficking in all kinds of mining properties. It includes abstracts of current decisions of all the Federal and State courts of last resort on questions relating to the mining industries" (Bulletin 61, p. 9).
Date: December 1917
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1917

Description: Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: "This publication is devoted exclusively to a review and abstracts of decisions based on the laws governing the rights and duties of mine owners, operators, miners, and persons trafficking in all kinds of mining properties. It includes abstracts of current decisions of all the Federal and State courts of last resort on questions relating to the mining industries" (Bulletin 61, p. 9).
Date: December 1917
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
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The Asbestos Industry

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the production and use of asbestos. Descriptions of the different types of asbestos are discussed. Its applications are also discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1955
Creator: Bowles, Oliver
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Metal-Mining Practice

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines over practices of metal mining. As stated in the introduction, "this bulletin summarizes mining practices of a large number of metal mines in the United states and foreign countries. The adaptation of mining methods best suited to the various natural conditions in mines is discussed, and comparative costs are presented" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1939
Creator: Jackson, Charles Freeman & Hedges, Joseph Harold
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Safety in the Mining Industry

Description: Report discussing mines accidents in the United States, their causes, and the progress that has been made over a period of many years to improve safety practices in the mining industry. Although mining accidents occur in the United States with greater frequency than in several European nations, the positive effects of new mining methods, mechanization, and others advances in mining are reflected in the statistics.
Date: 1950
Creator: Harrington, D.; East, J. H., Jr. & Warncke, R. G.
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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.
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Mining and Furnacing Mercury Ore at the New Idria Mine, San Benito County, California

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining methods and operations of mercury at the New Idria Mine. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this report is to promote the development and conservation of our mineral resources by dissemination of technological information on mining and processing procedures, and related practices at operating mines" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1961
Creator: Linn, R. K. & Dietrick, W. F.
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