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Experiment Stations of the Bureau of Mines

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the eleven experiment stations established near important mining fields. The work done by the stations are discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: August 1919
Creator: Manning, Van. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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War Minerals, Nitrogen Fixation and Sodium Cyanide

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over investigations conducted on common war minerals. Descriptions of the minerals and their uses are presented.
Date: 1919
Creator: Manning, Van. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: January to May 1919

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: 1919
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Effect of Rate of Temperature Change on the Transformations in an Alloy Steel

Description: Scientific paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on the effects of temperature change on alloy steel. The experimental methods used and the results are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: July 10, 1919
Creator: Scott, Howard
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Thermal Expansion of Insulating Materials

Description: Scientific paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies on thermal expansion. Expansivity tests are conducted on many different insulating materials. The results of the tests are discussed. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
Date: December 27, 1919
Creator: Souder, Wilmer H. & Hidnert, Peter
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Cost Keeping for Small Metal Mines

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the accounting for small metal mines. As stated in the introduction, "this report outlines methods of cost keeping suitable for metal mines of small or moderate size and presents various forms and cost sheets that have been found useful in actual practice" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: February 1919
Creator: Pickering, J. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Ultra-Violet and Visible Transmission of Eye-Protective Glasses

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on the development of protective eye wear. The methods and equipment used are presented and discussed. This paper includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: June 7, 1919
Creator: Gibson, K. S. & McNicholas, H. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Copper Deposits of Ray and Miami, Arizona

Description: This is a report on the copper deposits of Ray and Miami, Arizona.
Date: 1919
Creator: Ransome, Frederick Leslie
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Reptilian Faunas of the Torrejon, Puerco, and Underlying Upper Cretaceous Formations of San Juan County, New Mexico

Description: introduction: The present paper, which in some respects is supplementary to another recent one on the same region, is based on a series of vertebrate remains collected during the field season of 1916 for the United States Geological Survey by J.B. Reeside, jr., and F.R. Clark.
Date: 1919
Creator: Gilmore, Charles W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Oil Fields of Allen County Kentucky, with Notes on the Oil Geology of Adjoining Counties

Description: From introduction: The purpose of the field work was to investigate the geology of the county, particularly the structure or lay of the oil-bearing strata and the results of drilling to date. Structural conditions in the producing fields were determined by running level lines to the wells and correlating the data recorded in the well logs generously furnished by the operators.
Date: 1919
Creator: Shaw, Eugene Wesley & Mather, Kirtley F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Kantishna Region, Alaska

Description: This report describes the results of expeditions to map the geologic and topographic features of the Kantishna region of Alaska.
Date: 1919
Creator: Capps, Stephen R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Traps for Saving Gas at Oil Wells

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the use of gas traps at oil wells. Different types of traps are presented and discussed. This paper includes photographs, and illustrations.
Date: February 1919
Creator: Hamilton, Walter Raleigh
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Saving Coal in Steam Power Plants

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on steam power plants. The comparison of using purchased power versus using power from a private plant is discussed. This paper includes illustrations.
Date: 1919
Creator: United States. Fuel Administration.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Approximate Quantitative Microscopy of Pulverized Ores, Including the Use of the Camera Lucida

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over microscopy of pulverized ores. As stated in the introduction, "this paper, which deals with the study of pulverized ores and the use of the camera lucida in such work, discusses an investigation undertaken at the Seattle and the Golden mining experiment stations of the Bureau of Mines" (p. 3). This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: October 1919
Creator: Coghill, Will H. & Bonardi, J. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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An Apparatus for Measuring the Relative Wear of Sole Leathers, and the Results Obtained with Leather from Different Parts of a Hide

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Standards over studies conducted on the quality of sole leather. As stated in the introduction, "the development of a simple method for quickly determining the durability of sole leather seemed desirable, and this paper discusses a laboratory apparatus designed for this purpose and also presents the results of tests made to date to determine the relative wear of leather from different parts of the hide" (p. 3). This paper includes illustrations, and photographs.
Date: November 22, 1919
Creator: Hart, R. W. & Bowker, R. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Report of a Joint Committee Appointed from the Bureau of Mines and the United States Geological Survey by the Secretary of the Interior to Study the Gold Situation: October 30, 1918

Description: From Introduction: "The report presents statistical data compiled from various sources, showing the production of gold in the United States and other countries, with comparative figures for coal, iron, and other mineral products, and describes the sources and distribution of gold output in the United States."
Date: 1919
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Preliminary Report on the Mining Districts of Idaho

Description: From Introduction: "The bulletin aims to give the localities of the various mining districts, and the nature of the present operations and those that have been carried out in the past."
Date: 1919
Creator: Varley, Thomas; Wright, Clarence A.; Soper, Edgar K. & Livingston, Douglas C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: September to December, 1918

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: 1919
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Illinois Mining Statutes Annotated

Description: Report discussing Illinois mining statutes.
Date: 1919
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Removal of the Lighter Hydrocarbons from Petroleum by Continuous Distillation: with Especial Reference to Plants in California

Description: From Introduction: "The purpose of this bulletin is to describe the methods of constructing and operating representative types in the United States used for removing the light hydrocarbons from petroleum by continuous distillation, such plants being commonly known in the trade as topping or skimming plants."
Date: 1919
Creator: Wadsworth, J. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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