Mineral Resources of the United States, Part 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1921 - Mineral industries
 

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Page 620 - That by reason of the existence of a state of war, it is essential to the national security and defense, for the successful prosecution of the war, and for the support and maintenance of the Army and Navy, to assure an adequate supply and equitable distribution, and to facilitate the movement, of foods, feeds...
Page 72 - SOUTHERN ILLINOIS. The lead and zinc deposits of southern Illinois are found in Pope and Hardin counties in rocks of Mississippian age in the northern extension of the Kentucky-Illinois fluorspar district. The principal product of the mines in recent years has been fluorspar, and the yield of galena is small compared with the output from other districts in the Central States. The total production of galena concentrates...
Page 668 - ... regarding the policy of the rejected treaties as finally abandoned, and considering the removal of the Indians from the State as impossible, I suggest, as worthy of consideration, the plan of forming them into two grand colonies, to be suitably located : one in the northern and the other in the southern portion of the State.
Page 614 - Defense is hereby established for the coordination of industries and resources for the national security and welfare, to consist of the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Secretary of Labor.
Page 29 - These publications, except those to which a price is affixed, can be obtained free by applying to the Director, United States Geological Survey, Washington, DC The priced publications may be purchased from the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC ADAMS, GI, and others.
Page 30 - BULLETIN 660-D. Tin resources of the Kings Mountain district, North Carolina and South Carolina, by Arthur Keith and DB Sterrett.
Page 104 - Jefferson counties. A certain percentage of zinc is also found in the disseminated lead ore, the ore from one shaft being reported to run occasionally as high as 2 per cent of zinc for a week at a time. The zinc occurs 'more plentifully in the Leadwood-Flat River district and may lie near the contact of the Bonneterre limestone with the Lamotte sandstone or some distance above it.
Page 620 - ... firm or corporation, by reason of producing or preparing to produce, either manganese, chrome, pyrites, or tungsten in compliance with the request or demand of the Department of the Interior, the War Industries Board, the War Trade Board, the Shipping Board, or the Emergency Fleet Corporation to supply the urgent needs of the Nation in the prosecution of the war...
Page 556 - Mayari district, Cuba. In addition to these processes some iron ore is recovered in the form of blast-furnace ore dust, but no statistics have been gathered on this subject. Ore so recovered has been originally accounted for in the statistics of shipments from the mines. In Alabama the ore treated was principally brown ore, and the usual processes to which it was subjected were log washing, screening, and picking belt. A total of...
Page 35 - Type metal is an alloy of antimony, lead, and tin; babbitt, anti-friction, or bearing metal is usually an alloy of antimony, tin, and copper. Britannia metal, also known as "white metal," is an alloy of antimony, tin, and copper, with some zinc, and, rarely, small quantities of other metals. It is used in making cheap domestic tableware, teapots, and spoons. Antimony alloys find minor utilization in battery plates, toys, cable coverings, and siphon tops. Lead-antimony alloy or hard lead is used in...

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