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Geophysical Data on the Climax Stock, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada

Description: The following report covers the study of a small composite stock at Oak Spring, Nevada, known as Climax granite to study the seismic effect of a deep nuclear explosion contained in a large volume of unfractured rock.
Date: June 1961
Creator: Allingham, John W. & Zietz, Isidore
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Technical Concept-Operation Bren

Description: From Abstract: "The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Health Physics Research Reactor is to be attached to a hoist platform on a 1500-ft tower at the Nevada Test Site (NTS). The project is a continuation of the studies commenced in 1956 for evaluating the radiation doses of persons exposed to nuclear weapons, especially the residents of Hiroshima and Nagaski, Japan. Measurements will be made of the energy, angular, and spatial distributions of the radiation from the reactor."
Date: December 1961
Creator: Auxier, J. A.; Sanders, F. W.; Haywood, F. F.; Thorngate, J. H. & Cheka, J. S.
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Aeroradioactivity Survey and Areal Geology of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Area, Tennessee and Kentucky (ARMS-I)

Description: Report regarding an airborne radioactivity survey that took place over a 10,000 square mile area around the Oak Ridge National Laboratory near Knoxville, Tennesse. Topics include the types of bedrock noted in the area as well as their levels of radioactivity.
Date: March 1961
Creator: Bates, Robert G.
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Iron Mountain Titaniferous Magnetite Deposits, Fremont County, Colorado

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the Iron Mountain magnetite deposits. As stated in the introduction, "magnetic, gravity, and geologic surveys were made to permit an estimate of the extent and magnitude of the Iron Mountain, Colorado, titaniferous magnetite deposit" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: 1961
Creator: Becker, Robert M.; Shannon, S. S., Jr. & Rose, C. K.
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Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Carlile Quadrangle, Crook County, Wyoming

Description: From introduction: Geologic mapping of the Carlile quadrangle, which includes one of several uranium-producing areas in northeastern Wyoming, was undertaken to provide a detailed geologic map that could be used as an aid to further exploration for uranium deposits; to study in detail the known uranium deposits to determine whether or not there are any relations among structure, stratigraphy, lithology, and uranium deposits; and to outline, insofar as possible, areas favorable for more detailed exploration for uranium.
Date: 1961
Creator: Bergendahl, M. H.; Davis, Robert E. & Izett, Glen Arthur
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Study and Field Evaluation of Solar Sea-Water Stills

Description: From Introduction: "This report describes the progress of the study and field evaluation of solar sea-water stills during the first 2 years of a research program being conducted for the Office of Saline Water, United States Department of the Interior, by Battelle Memorial Institute. The period covered by the report extends from January 20, 1958, to January 31, 1960."
Date: September 1961
Creator: Bloemer, J. W.; Collins, R. A. & Eibling, J. A.
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Sinking a Large-Diameter Concrete-Lined Access Shaft: Harold D. Roberts Tunnel, Colorado

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing sinking and excavation of large-diameter access shafts. As stated in the introduction, "this information circular describes the application of modern methods and equipment in sinking a vertical, 916-foot-deep by 16-foot-diameter, concrete-lined access shaft for the Harold D. Roberts tunnel near Montezuma, Colo." (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1961
Creator: Bolmer, R. L.
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Geologic Investigations of Radioactive Deposits, 1942-1960 : A Bibliography of U.S. Geological Survey Publications on the Geology of Radioactive Deposits

Description: The following report is the last in a series of periodic reports covering investigations made by the U.S. Geological Survey on behalf of the Divisions of Raw Materials and Research of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission. The following is a bibliography of Geological Survey publications stemming from investigations on radioactive materials and deposits since 1942.
Date: January 1961
Creator: Brown, Andrew
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Feasibility Study of a New Mass Flow System : Quarterly Report No. 3 Covering the Period from December 1, 1960 to February 28, 1961

Description: This is the third quarterly report that documents a system of mass flow that can record measurements of homogeneous flow, slurries, highly corrosive fluids and multiphase fluids, additionally considering pressure drops, measuring external to the flow, ruggedness and reliability.
Date: March 20, 1961
Creator: Burgwald, G. M.; Stone, C. A. & Genthe, William K.
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Porosity, Density, and Water Content Data on Tuff of the Oak Spring Formation from the U12e Tunnel System, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada

Description: From abstract: This report summarizes the porosity, density, and water content data on about 200 tuff specimens from the Tunnel Beds which compose the lower member of the Oak Spring Formation of Miocene (?) or younger age at the Ul2e tunnel, Rainier Mesa, Nevada Test Site.
Date: December 1961
Creator: Byers, F. M., Jr.
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High-Explosive Ditching from Linear Charges

Description: Abstract: "Weights of linear high-explosive charges fired on the Yucca Lake playa of the Nevada Test Site varied from 0.23 to 42.7 pounds per foot. Crater and ditch dimensions and volumes resulting from these shots, fired during the fall of 1959 and spring of 1960, are presented here as a function of charge burst depths. Scaling relationships determined are as expected; i.e., square-root scaling of linear-charge weight per foot for ditch width and depth and a direct linear-charge weight relationship to ditch volume are obtained. Permanent ground surface displacement varies as the -3.22 power of the scaled distance from the charge. Detonation effects, charge shape effects, ditch erosion, and ditch cross sections are discussed. The appendixes present Toboggan data, results of soil investigation, and mathematical treatment given the data."
Date: July 1961
Creator: Carlson, R. H.
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Geology of the Craig Quadrangle, Alaska

Description: From abstract: The Craig quadrangle, in southeastern Alaska, lies entirely within the Tongass National Forest and includes a large part of Prince of Wales Island, the largest island of the Alexander Archipelago. Sedimentary, volcanic, and metamorphic rocks of Paleozoic and Mesozoic age are exposed as complexly folded and faulted sequences. Paleozoic rocks occupy a broad geanticlinal area comprising Prince of Wales Island and the islands to the west. Metamorphosed Mesozoic rocks form a geosynclinal area along and east of Clarence Strait. Granitic and dioritic stocks and masses, mainly of Mesozoic age, intrude the Paleozoic and Mesozoic rocks. Remnants of volcanic rocks of Tertiary age exist on Suemez Island, and scattered areas of Tertiary clastic rocks and volcanic rocks are exposed near Clarence Strait. Deposits of Quaternary age are mainly thin glacial deposits and narrow bands of stream alluvium.
Date: 1961
Creator: Condon, W. H.
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Nuclear Merchant Ship Reactor Final Safeguards Report, Volume 6: Environmental Analysis OF NS "Savannah" Operation at Camden

Description: "An analysis is presented of the accidental release of activity following the operation of the NS "Savannah" at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation docks in Camden, New Jersey. Although a number of accidents are considered, the report is primarily concerned with the environmental activity levels and subsequent exposures which would result from the "maximum credible accident" (p. v).
Date: January 24, 1961
Creator: Cottrell, W. B.; Parker, F. L.; Mann, L. A. & Schmidt, G. D.
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Manganese Deposits in the Drum Mountains, Juab and Millard Counties, Utah

Description: From abstract: The Drum Mountains are in west-central Utah 30 miles northwest of Delta, between the Sevier Desert on the east and Whirlwind Valley on the west. It is a typically barren desert range comprising a westward-tilted structural unit in which is exposed as much as 9,000 feet of quartzite (Cambrian and Precambrian?) and 3,000 feet of carbonate rocks of Cambrian age. These beds, which strike northward and dip west, are cut by myriad east- to northeast trending faults with displacements of a few feet to a few thousand feet. Quartz monzonite dikes, pebble dikes, and vein deposits are present locally along the faults. The Cambrian rocks are overlain unconformably by volcanic rocks of probable Tertiary age.
Date: 1961
Creator: Crittenden, Max D., Jr.; Straczek, John A. & Roberts, Ralph Jackson
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Uranium Mining in the Lukachukai Mountains, Apache County, Arizona, Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, Incorporated

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing uranium mining methods. As stated in the introduction, "this report is one of a series published by the Federal Bureau of Mines to describe methods and costs of mining uranium on the Colorado Plateau" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1961
Creator: Dare, Wilbert Leland
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Uranium Mining Methods and Costs at Several Mines on the Colorado Plateau

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing uranium mining costs and methods on the Colorado Plateau. Costs of labor, transportation, and explosives, as well as mining methods and practices used, are presented. This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1961
Creator: Dare, Wilbert Leland
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Mining Methods and Techniques Used at the Radon Longwall Operation, Hecla Mining Company, San Juan County, Utah

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing uranium mining methods. As stated in the introduction, "the Federal Bureau of Mines is publishing a series of studies on the methods and costs of mining uranium on the Colorado Plateau. This report describes the long-wall mining methods and techniques used at the Radon mine, Big Indian district, San Juan County, Utah" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, photographs.
Date: 1961
Creator: Dare, Wilbert Leland & Lindstrom, P. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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