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Mercury: A Materials Survey

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing materials surveys conducted on mercury. As stated in the foreword, "the surveys dealing with metals and minerals summarize the demand-supply position in the United States and include information on production, imports, consumption, exports, substitutes, and pertinent history" (p. v). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1959
Creator: Pennington, James W. & Bailey, Edgar H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mining Methods and Costs, Black Rock Tungsten Mine, Wah Chang Mining Corp., Mono County, California

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining costs and methods of the Black Rock Tungsten Mine in Mono County, California. As stated in the summary, "this report is one of a series prepared by the Bureau of Mines on exploration, development, mining methods, and costs at various mines in the United States" (p. 1). This report includes maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1960
Creator: Johnson, C. A. & Fillip, N. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mining Methods and Costs at Crystal-Victory and Minerva Number 1 Fluorspar Mines of Minerva Oil Company, Hardin County, Illinois

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining costs and methods of fluorspar mines in Hardin County, Illinois. As stated in the summary, "it describes the exploration, development, and mining practices, giving costs of each. Transportation, equipment, power, labor, and other influencing factors also are discussed" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1960
Creator: Montgomery, Gill; Daly, J. J. & Myslinksi, Frank J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Applications of a Small Electronic Digital Computer to Pyrometallurgical Research

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the use of small digital computers for problem solving during pyrometallurgical research. As stated in the field of research, "the scope of research varies from the development of new processes to the evaluation of raw materials for existing processes. The types of calculations required range all the way from those involving attempts to determine complex mathematical relationships between physical quantities to those concerned with simple summaries and analyses of daily furnace production" (p. 2-3). This report includes tables, illustrations, and a photograph.
Date: 1960
Creator: Leary, R. J.; Smith, R. W., Jr. & Mitchel, B. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Catalog of Recorded Exploration Drilling and Mine Workings, Tri-State Zinc-Lead District--Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining practices conducted in the tri-state district of Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. As stated in the introduction, "the catalog preserves the records of accomplished explorations and mine developments in the district and provides a readily available source of information for individuals and firms interested in planning mineral explorations, Government agencies estimating of reserves of mineral resources, and the mining industry for general use" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations
Date: 1960
Creator: Brichta, Louis Chanborn
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Molybdenum: A Materials Survey

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing a survey conducted on molybdenum. History, geology, metallurgical properties, and production of molybdenum is presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and maps.
Date: April 1957
Creator: McInnis, Wilmer & Creasey, S. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mining Methods and Costs, Lincoln Tungsten Mine, Wah Chang Mining Corporation, Lincoln County, Nevada

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing tungsten mining operations conducted in Lincoln County, Nevada. As stated in the summary, "this paper is one of a series being prepared by the Bureau of Mines on exploration, development, mining methods and costs at various mines in the United States" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and a photograph.
Date: 1959
Creator: Johnson, C. A. & McDonald, Ross M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reconnaissance of Iron Occurrences in Colorado

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing iron deposits found in Colorado. As stated in the summary, "this paper describes the location and general features of iron occurrences in Colorado" (p. 1). History, geology, production, and use of Colorado iron ore is presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map.
Date: 1959
Creator: Harrer, C. M. & Tesch, W. J., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Uranium-Mining Practices and Costs at Ten Salt Wash Lease Operations of Union Carbide Nuclear Co.

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining costs and methods of uranium ores in Colorado. As stated in the introduction, "this report describes the relatively small-scale operations of the Salt Wash miner: the mining methods followed, the equipment used, and the production costs" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1959
Creator: Dare, W. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Open-Pit Copper Mining Methods and Costs at the Bagdad Mine, Bagdad Copper Corporation, Yavapai County, Arizona

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the open-pit copper mining of Yavapai County, Arizona. As stated in the summary, "mining methods, including breaking ground, primary drilling and blasting, secondary drilling and blasting, loading, transportation, engineering, and operating control, are described" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1959
Creator: Hardwick, W. R. & Jones, E. L., III
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Method and Cost of Mining the Thick Freeport Coal in a Second Western Pennsylvania Mine

Description: From introduction: The purpose of this paper is to present a detailed description of the methods employed and the equipment used, with the results obtained in the operation of this mine in the thick Freeport bed on the northern end of the field, near the Alleghegny-Butler county line in western Pennsylvania. It may be classed as a captive mine, as the largest portion of the product is consumed at the by-product plants of the parent company
Date: July 1929
Creator: Paul, James Washington & Tomlinson, H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Canadian Gypsum Industry

Description: From introduction: The production of gypsum is one of the oldest industries in Canada, and in point of gypsum output Canada ranks third among the countries of the world. Gypsum was discovered in the Maritime Provinces at a very early date, but there is no authentic record..of production until about 1822, when gypsum was mined on a small scale in Ontario. Since.then the production has grown slowly but steadily to more than a million tons. In 1928 the output was 1,205,846 short tons, valued at $3,622,007.
Date: August 1929
Creator: Santmyers, R. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Manganese Nodule Resources of Three Areas in the Northeast Pacific Ocean: With Proposed Mining-Beneficiation Systems and Costs

Description: From introduction: While much has been written concerning nodule resources, conceptual mine-process systems, and economics, no published work is available which addresses the question of profitability of mining a specific nodule deposit. Therefore, the purposes of this report are to analyze available information on deposits in the northeast Pacific high-grade zone in an attempt to identify areas of high grade and abundance, and determine their minability and profitability based on existing technology and economics. A final purpose, irrespective of profitability, is to analyze the potential beneficial impacts nodule production could have on the U.S. supply of nickel, copper, cobalt, and manganese.
Date: 1983
Creator: Hillman, C. Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Energy Uses and Supplies, 1939, 1947, 1965

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing specific energy uses during the years of 1939, 1947, and 1965. As stated in the subject, "this is a summary of preliminary results of an exploratory study if energy uses and supplies in the United States" (p. 2). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: October 1950
Creator: Barnett, Harold J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Legendary "White Metal" and its "Ore"

Description: Report concerning stories about claims of a "white metal" extracted from an "ore" found packed around pieces of iron or steel. It includes information about various tests conducted about the validity of these claims and their findings.
Date: December 1925
Creator: Davis, C. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Asbestos: A Materials Survey

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing asbestos mining. As stated in the introduction, "this report gives primary consideration to the types and grades of asbestos that are of greatest importance in the program of military preparedness-namely, the spinning grades of chrysotile, both foreign and domestic, and the amosite and crocidolite obtained only from foreign sources" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1959
Creator: Bowles, Oliver
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mining Methods and Costs at the Anaconda Company Berkeley Pit, Butte, Montana

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining operations in Montana. As stated in the summary, "this report deals with the design and development of the Berkely open-pit mine Butte, Mont., owned and operated by the Anaconda Company" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1959
Creator: McWilliams, John R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thickness of Bituminous Coal and Lignite Seams Mined in 1965

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the thickness of coal seams mined in the United States between 1945 and 1965. Locations, and production of coal seams are presented. This report includes tables.
Date: August 1967
Creator: Young, W. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Soviet Seven-Year Plan (1959-65) for Oil

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the Soviet plan to increase oil production between 1959 and 1965. As stated in the introduction, "this report, based almost entirely on Soviet petroleum literature, describes the planned expansion of the U.S.S.R. petroleum industry and attempts to provide some idea of the magnitude of future Soviet oil exports" (p. 2). This report includes tables, and a map.
Date: 1961
Creator: Frendzel, Donald J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Specifications for Selected Hydraulic-Powered Roof Supports: With a Methods to Estimate Support Requirement for Longwalls

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing hydraulic-powered roof support specifications. As stated in the abstract, "this report presents observations made by Bureau engineers regarding hydraulic-powered roof supports that are currently being used or have been used on nearly all operating long-walls in the United States" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: September 1969
Creator: Barry, A. J.; Nair, O. B. & Miller, J. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Research and Technologic Work on Coal and Related Investigations, 1957

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing coal research and technology. Mining methods, and coal analyses are presented. This report includes maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1959
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