Mineral Resources of the United States

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1907 - Mineral industries
 

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Page 533 - Nebraska," approved March 28, 1882— That the northern boundary of the State of Nebraska shall be, and hereby is, subject to the provisions hereinafter contained, extended so as to include all that portion of the Territory of Dakota lying south of the forty-third parallel of north latitude and east of the...
Page 803 - Newfoundland into this country during the year 1907; whilst, according to the statistics published by the Bureau of Statistics of the Department of Commerce...
Page 560 - The exports consist of anthracite and bituminous coal, the quantity of bituminous being the greater in the last few years. They are made principally by rail over the international bridges and by lake and sea to the Canadian provinces. Exports are also made by sea to the West Indies, to Central and South America, and elsewhere. The imports are principally from Australia and British Columbia to San Francisco, from Great Britain to the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, and from Nova Scotia to Atlantic coast...
Page 86 - IRVING, RD, and VAN HISE, CR The Penokee Iron-bearing Series of Michigan and Wisconsin.
Page 698 - In the reports of the Bureau of Statistics of the Department of Commerce and Labor, from which these figures are obtained, the quantities are expressed in long tons of 2,240 pounds.
Page 641 - ... contention. The fracture of the coal and some of its physical characteristics are more like some bituminous or semianthracite coals than strict anthracite, but on account of its high percentage of fixed carbon and low percentage of moisture it is classed as anthracite by the second Pennsylvania geological survey, and the product is so included in this report. The tonnage from this field is not included in the shipments by regions nor in the division according to sizes.
Page 711 - Coke produced (short tons) Total value of coke at ovens Value of coke at ovens, per ton Yield of coal in coke...
Page 677 - A considerable number of the coke ovens in this country are operated by large corporations which operate also coal mines and blast furnaces, the coke making being really only an incidental part of the business. In such cases the coke product is sometimes charged against the furnace department at cost and sometimes at a figure based upon the cost of coal mining and coke making, plus a percentage of profit on these operations. The value is not fixed by the market price. In other cases the value is...
Page 681 - From the preceding statements, showing the quantity and value of the coke produced in a series of years, the following tables have been prepared. These show the average price per ton obtained for the coke product in each State and Territory for the last live years and the average price of the total product since 1880.
Page 586 - County Loaded at mines for shipment Sold to local trade and used by employees Used at mines for steam and heat...

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