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Beneficiation of Iron-Copper Ores from Kasaan Peninsula, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the beneficiation of iron-copper ores. As stated in the summary, "this report summarizes the results of laboratory testing of copper-bearing magnetite ore from the Poorman, Rush and Brown, and Copper Center deposits, Kasaan Peninsula, Prince of Wales Island, southeastern Alaska" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: February 1957
Creator: Wells, R. R.; Erspamer, E. G. & Sterling, F. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combustion of Solid Fuels in Thin Beds

Description: From Introduction: "The investigations described in this report are a continuation and extension of these commercial and pilot-scale tests to include an investigation of the ignition and burning of solid fuels in thin beds, as on traveling - or chain grate stokers and a study of pure crossfeed combustion."
Date: 1957
Creator: Carman, E. P.; Graf, E. G. & Corey, R. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Development of the Fischer-Tropsch Oil-Recycle Process

Description: From Introduction: "This report on the development of the oil-recycle process covers: 1. Review of the work in Germany on the first oil-circulation process. 2. Work by the Bureau of Mines, United States Department of the Interior. (a) Preliminary experiments on a laboratory scale, consisting of orientation tests and bench-scale operation, employing a 1-foot bed of catalyst in a 3-inch diameter vessel. (b) Operation of 2 pilot plants with a 4- or - 8 foot bed of catalyst in 3-inch-diameter reactors. Up to 3 gallons of C2+ hydrocarbons was produced per day in each of these plants. (c) Operation of a barrel-per-day pilot plant with an 8-foot bed of catalyst in an 8-inch-diameter reactor."
Date: 1957
Creator: Benson, H. E.; Field, J. H.; Bienstock, D.; Nagel, R. R.; Brunn, L. W.; Hawk, C. O. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Investigation of Subbituminous-Coal Beds Near Houston, Westward Extremity of Matanuska Coalfield, Alaska

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over a study conducted on the Houston coal mine. Descriptions of the location, geology, and production of the coal mine are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: August 1957
Creator: May, R. R. & Warfield, R. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Micro-Seismic Method of Determining the Stability of Underground Openings

Description: From Introduction: "This report contains a summary of investigations conducted between 1940 to 1955. The characteristics of micro-seismims and the micro-seismic equipment are briefly reviewed. Generalizations regarding experimental procedure and analysis of results are presented."
Date: 1957
Creator: Obert, Leonard & Duvall, Wilbur I.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mine Flood Prevention and Control: Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania, Final Report of the Anthracite Flood-Prevention Project Engineers

Description: Summary: "The engineering survey, summarized in this report, consisted of studies on acid mine water, underground-water pools, the "buried valley" of the Susquehanna River, inundated anthracite reserves, mine pumping plants, surface-water pools, seepage of surface water into mines, barrier pillars between mines, and geologic features of the region that included core drilling along alinement of the proposed Conowingo tunnel and to some extent along the proposed Marcus Hook alternate tunnel route. A comprehensive study was conducted to determine corrosion and erosion resistance of selected metals and alloys and to ascertain their suitability for components of pumps to be used in handling acid mine water."
Date: 1957
Creator: Ash, S. H. (Simon Harry), b. 1889; Dierks, H. A. & Miller, P. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mining Methods and Costs: La Sal Mining & Development Co., La Sal Uranium Mine, San Juan County, Utah

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the costs and methods of uranium mining in San Juan County, Utah. History, geology, and production of the uranium mines are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: September 1957
Creator: Dare, W. L. & Delicate, D. T.
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

National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Summer 1956

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing surveys conducted on the motor gasoline sold during the summer of 1956. The amount, location, and price of gasoline sold during this time are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map.
Date: February 1957
Creator: Blade, O. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

National Motor-Gasoline Survey: Winter 1956-57

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing surveys conducted on the motor gasoline sold during the winter of 1956-1957. The amount, location, and price of gasoline sold during this time are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and a map.
Date: July 1957
Creator: Blade, O. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Production of Crude Ammonia-Synthesis Gas from North Dakota Lignite in an Annular-Retort Gasifier

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the production of ammonia-synthesis gas in an annular-retort gasifier. The methods and results of the ammonia-synthesis gas production are discussed. This report includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: January 1957
Creator: Oppelt, W. H.; Kamps, T. W.; Gronhovd, C. H.; Kube, W. R. & McMurtrie, R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Survey of Fire-Fighting Facilities at Coal Mines

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over surveys conducted to determine the best fire-fighting technology for coal mines. The equipment, procedures, and cost of the technology were assessed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: September 1957
Creator: Stahl, R. Ward & Dodge, C. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Syllabus of Clay Testing

Description: From Introduction: "One of the many services rendered by the Federal Bureau of Mines is the identification and general examination of ore and mineral samples. This publication describes methods of testing these samples. The object of this publication is to present the testing procedures in general use in the industry up to the point where the checking becomes a quantitative one for particular products."
Date: 1957
Creator: Klinefelter, T. A. & Hamlin, H. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department