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Preliminary report on radioactive mineral deposits in the Gulf Coastal Plain of Texas and Louisiana, north and east of the Guadalupe River

Description: "Approximately 30 radioactive mineral deposits are known to occur in the Gulf Coastal Plain of Texas and Louisianna, north and east of the Guadalupe River. A preliminary field examination and sampling of each deposit has been made"
Date: May 1959
Creator: Blair, Robert G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Liquid Metal Fuel Reactor Experiment: Dynamic Utility Test Loop

Description: This report provides an overview of the creation of the Liquid Metal Fuel Reactor Experiment program. It furthers the work by constructing a single loop to test all the components required for the 16 loop reactor. This utility loop was also constructed to provide a facility for testing various components such as valves and flow meters.
Date: May 5, 1959
Creator: Baker, O. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Hughes Memoscope as a Gamma Radiation Spectrum Data Collection and Presentation Device

Description: From summary: Graphs of various gamma radiation spectra, taken by plotting data from a single channel pulse height analyzer, are compared with photographs of gamma radiation spectra presented on the tube face of the Hughes Memoscope Model 104.
Date: May 14, 1959
Creator: Jacobs, M. E.
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Remote Radiological Monitoring

Description: From abstract: A gamma-radiation telemetering system was utilized by Civil Effects Test Group personnel to measure fallout levels at the Nevada Test Site from the vicinity of Ground Zero out to, and including, an area bounded by Reno, Nevada; Salt Lake City, Utah; Kingman, Arizona; and Barstow, California.
Date: May 1, 1959
Creator: Sigoloff, Sanford C. & Borella, H. M.
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Experimental Gas-Cooled Reactor: Preliminary Hazards Summary Report

Description: From introduction: This report describes progress during the first quarter on all phases of the ANPP Code Development Program, Pressurized Water Task. The objective of this program is the development of a nuclear physical model and its calculation code for pressurized-water-cooled and moderated reactors to predict accurately reactivity, rod positions, and power distributions at operating temperatures, and reactor life from a nuclear standpoint.
Date: May 1959
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Description of Purex Plant Process

Description: Description of Purex plant process for irradiated uranium for the separation and decontamination of plutonium and uranium from each other and from fission products.
Date: May 19, 1959
Creator: Irish, E. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Army Gas-Cooled Reactor Systems Program Monthly Progress Report: April 1959

Description: Abstract: This monthly progress report covers the activities of the Army Gas-Cooled Reactor System Program for April 1959. The program includes a water-moderated heterogeneous reactor (Gas-Cooled Reactor Experiment I), a graphite-moderated homogeneous reactor (Gas-Cooled Reactor Experiment II), a mobile gas-cooled reactor (ML-1), and the coordination of the Gas Turbine Test Facility. [It reports] the progress of each project, the associated tests and data evaluation, the applicable design criteria, and the fabrication of reactor components" (p. 1).
Date: May 25, 1959
Creator: Aerojet-General Corporation
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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