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Reduction Mills in Montana in 1925

Description: List of reduction mills in Montana, compiled in the course of investigations of mineral resources of Montana. It includes information about each loaction including: the process, character of ore, when the mill was operated, and custom work; equipment and power used; and capacity in tons.
Date: March 1927
Creator: Gerry, C. N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Practical Underground Education of the Coal Miner

Description: Report describing information that should be provided for miners when they are first being trained on-site, as well as an explanation about the education program offered by the Practical Mining School at Dawson, New Mexico.
Date: November 1927
Creator: Grove, G. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Manganese Situation from a Domestic Standpoint

Description: From page 1: The purpose of this circular is to show the degree of dependence of the United States upon foreign sources for the manganese required by its industries.
Date: April 1927
Creator: Furness, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Placer-Mining Methods and Costs in Alaska

Description: From Scope of Bulletin: "This bulletin gives the results of a study of present conditions in Alaska placer mining, including the methods employed and the costs, and will be helpful to placer miners, engineers, and all others interested in the industry."
Date: 1927
Creator: Wimmler, Norman L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Resistance of Metal-Mine Airways

Description: From Introduction: "This report describes the methods used and the results obtained in a series of experiments on the resistance that metal-mine airways offer to the flow of air."
Date: 1927
Creator: McElroy, G. E. & Richardson, A. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1925

Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of accidents in quarries located in the United States with data regarding the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (e.g., number of men employed, kinds of quarries, amount of work performed, etc.).
Date: 1927
Creator: Adams, William W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gases from Blasting in Tunnels and Metal-Mine Drifts

Description: From Introduction: "This paper gives the results of sampling the gases from blasting drift rounds at five mines-the United Verde Extension, Calumet & Arizona, Old Dominion, Mountain Copper, and the United Verde-and of tunnel rounds at the Big Creek water tunnel and Moffat railroad tunnel. The paper also describes the rounds blasted and the methods of sampling and analyzing the gases. In all, 99 rounds were fired and 376 samples were taken."
Date: 1927
Creator: Gardner, E. D.; Howell, S. P. & Jones, G. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Petroleum Refinery Statistics, 1916-1925

Description: From Introduction: "The purpose of this report is twofold-to give a permanent printed record of all past data and to present them on the recently adopted basis of barrels instead of gallons."
Date: 1927
Creator: Hopkins, G. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coal-Mine Fatalities in the United States, 1926

Description: Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatalities in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production). The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the summary.
Date: 1927
Creator: Adams, William W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1925

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines covering accidents that happened in metal mines located in the United States including statistics for injuries, fatalities, kinds and causes of accidents, and operational data, such as number of mine workers and shifts worked.
Date: 1927
Creator: Adams, William W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Magnetic Concentration of Iron Ores of Alabama

Description: From Introduction: "The Birmingham district holds large deposits of red hematite, coal, and flux extends from Springville on the northeast to below on the southwest. The work was begun in July, 1923, and ores from a number of points within the Birmingham district have since been studied. A method of magnetic concentration has been investigated which, it is believed, will successfully remove a large part of the gangue and incur only a small loss of iron.
Date: 1927
Creator: Lee, Oscar; Gandrud, B. W. & De Vaney, F. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fifty-Nine Coal-Mine Fires: How They Were Fought and What They Teach

Description: Introduction: "This bulletin abstracts and reviews essential details of reports on 59 fires in different coal mines in the United States, describes the circumstances of origin and the methods of controlling or extinguishing the fires, and points out the lessons taught."
Date: 1927
Creator: Rice, George S.; Paul, J. W. & von Bernewitz, M. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quarry Problems in the Lime Industry

Description: From Introduction: "The purpose of this bulletin is not to describe individual quarries but to describe general methods of operation and give typical illustrations. The methods employed are discussed critically in an effort to elucidate the best working principles and to assist manufactures of lime in correcting errors and establishing their industry on the most economical and efficient basis."
Date: 1927
Creator: Bowles, Oliver & Myers, W. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Production of Sponge Iron

Description: From Review of Sponge-Iron Processes: "This review of the development if the sponge-iron process to its present state gives only the important types of furnaces or processes tried."
Date: 1927
Creator: Williams, C. E.; Barrett, E. P. & Larsen, B. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safeguarding Workmen at Oil Derricks

Description: From Introduction: "This bulletin presents some of the methods and devices used in the oil fields of the United States for reducing the number of accidents at derricks.
Date: 1927
Creator: Miller, H. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drilling and Blasting in Open-Cut Copper Mines

Description: From Introduction: "The drilling and blasting practices described in this bulletin are chiefly those in use at the time of these visits. Information, obtained by correspondence, on recent changes at certain mines is also included. The bulletin is confined to descriptions and comparisons of drilling and blasting methods at the six open-cut mines."
Date: 1927
Creator: Gardner, E. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Potash Mining in Germany and France

Description: From Scope of Bulletin: "This paper is confined largely to a discussion of methods of mining potash salts in France and Germany, in view of the possible application of similar methods when mining of the deposits in the southwestern part if the United States is undertaken, but it also includes a brief history of the German and French potash industry, a discussion of the geology of the deposits, a short description of the refining of crude salts for export, and an estimate of the cost of production."
Date: 1927
Creator: Rice, George S. & Davis, John A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Problems in the Firing of Refractories

Description: From Introduction: "In large measure the work was an outgrowth of that done by the bureau in the investigation of burning problems for Four Heavy Clay Products Associations."
Date: 1927
Creator: Bole, G. A.; Blizard, John; Rice, W. E.; Ogden, E. P. & Sherman, R. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coal-Dust Explosion Tests in the Experimental Mine, 1919 to 1924, Inclusive

Description: From Introduction and Summary: "This bulletin describes the third series of coal-dust explosion tests by the Bureau of Mines in its experimental mine and covers a period from 1919 to the end of 1924, inclusive. A few related tests made in 1925 are also included."
Date: 1927
Creator: Rice, George S.; Paul, J. W. & Greenwald, H. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fluorspar: Its Mining, Milling, and Utilization with a Chapter on Cryolite

Description: From Preface: "The importance of fluorspar in the industrial development of this country, particularly in the open-hearth steel industry, has only begun to be realized fully, The World War showed that fluospar was an essential mineral and was not as abundant as has been supposed. Mr. Ladoo visited nearly all the important fluorspar mines and mills in the United States and obtained as much information as possible regarding foreign deposits, production and methods."
Date: 1927
Creator: Ladoo, Raymond B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department