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(The dates of publication of the separate chapters are given in parentheses)
Sulphur and pyrites, by H. M. Meyer (Apr. 21, 1924)
Magnesium and its compounds, by J. M. Hill and G. F. Loughlin (July
Strontium, by G. W. Stose (July 19, 1924).
Fluorspar and cryolite, by H. W. Davis (July 25, 1924)-
Fuel briquets, by W. F. McKenney (Sept. 26, 1924).
Slate, by G. F. Loughlin and A. T. Coons (Sept. 25, 1924)
Gypsum, by K. W. Cottrell (Sept. 27, 1924)
Peat, by K. W. Cottrell (Sept. 27, 1924)
Clay, by Jefferson Middleton (Oct. 13, 1924)
Barytes and barium products, by C. E. Siebenthal and E. R. Phillips
Carbon black produced from natural gas, by G. B. Richardson (Sept. 29,
Graphite, by Jefferson Middleton (Oct. 17, 1924)
Fuller's earth, by Jefferson Middleton (Oct. 17, 1924).
Mineral waters, by W. D. Collins (Nov. 6, 1924)
Salt, bromine, and calcium chloride, by K. W. Cottrell (Oct. 18, 1924).. 125
Asphalt and related bitumens, by K. W. Cottrell (Oct. 20, 1924)
Mica, by B. H. Stoddard (Oct. 8, 1924)
Sand and gravel, by A. T. Coons (Nov. 5, 1924)
Talc and soapstone, by B. H. Stoddard (Nov. 6, 1924).
Potash, by G. R. Mansfield and Leona Boardman (Dec. 12, 1924).
Stone, by G. F. Loughlin and A. T. Coons (Dec. 18, 1924)
Silica, by F. J. Katz (Nov. 28, 1924)
Phosphate rock, by G. R. Mansfield (Dec. 20, 1924)
Lime, by G. F. Loughlin and A. T. Coons (Dec. 19, 1924)
Feldspar, by Jefferson Middleton (Dec. 22, 1924) -
Cement, by E. F. Burchard and B. W. Bagley (Dec. 26, 1924).
Abrasive materials, by F..J. Katz (Jan. 28, 1925) -
Asbestos, by Edward Sampson (Feb. 9, 1925)-
Natural gas, by G. B. Richardson (Mar. 3, 1925).
Natural-gas gasoline, by G. B. Richardson (Mar. 28, 1925)--
Petroleum, by G. B. Richardson (Aug. 27, 1925) --
Coke and by-products, by F. G. Tryon and H. L. Bennit (May 13, 1926)--
Coal, by F. G. Tryon and L. Mann (Aug. 30, 1926).-
Plate I. Map of western Texas and adjoining territory, showing the
location of wells that have furnished potash data-
centage of potash present, and character of material pene-
III. Map of United States showing distribution of cement plants.
IV. Production of petroleum in the United States, Russia, Mexico,
and all other countries, 1859–1923.,
V. Production curves of the principal oil-producing States, 1890–
VI. Monthly fluctuations in output of bituminous coal and in
volume of trade, 1905–1923.
FIGURE 1. Fuel briquets produced in the Eastern, Central, and Pacific
Coast States and in the United States, 1907-1923-
2. Distribution of fuel briquets in 1923.-
3. Location of fuel-briquetting plants in the United States in
4. Quantity of slate sold in the United States, 1891–1923, by
uses, in short tons (approximate), and quantity of stone
granules sold in the United States, 1919–1923, in short tons.-
5. Value of slate sold in the United States, 1891-1923, by uses,
and value of stone granules sold in the United States, 1919-
6. Total sales of mill stock and of classes of mill stock for which
figures are available, 1890–1923, in square feet--
7. Weekly quoted prices of crude barytes and of barium products
8. Production, total value, and average value per ton of fuller's
9. Number of commercial springs, annual production, total value,
and average value per gallon of mineral waters in the United
States reported from 1883 to 1923..
10. Talc and soapstone produced in the United States, 1880–1923.
11. Map of the United States, showing the location of the Texas
potash field and of other sources of potash --
12. Crude feldspar produced in the United States, 1907–1923.
13. Monthly fluctuations in production, shipments, and stocks of
finished Portland cement, 1922 and 1923-
14. Prices of Canadian asbestos “crude” and “fiber,” f. o. b.
15. Natural-gas gasoline produced, total quantity of natural gas
consumed, and portion treated for the extraction of gaso-
16. Crude petroleum produced, imported, exported, and delivered
to consumers in the United States, 1909–1923.
17. Pipe-line and tank-farm stocks of crude petroleum contrasted
with indicated days' supply, 1917–1923--
18. Daily average production of petroleum, production plus im
ports, and indicated deliveries to domestic consumers plus
exports, by months, 1919–1923..
19. Supply and demand for crude petroleum contrasted with price
of Oklahoma-Kansas grade crude petroleum, 1918-1923..
20. Energy equivalent of coal, petroleum, and natural gas, 1882-
21. Oil wells completed in the United States, price of Oklahoma-
Kansas grade crude petroleum, and daily average produc-
tion of petroleum, by months, 1918-1923.
22. Production of bituminous coal compared to consumption and
23. Bituminous coal and anthracite produced, 1890–1923.
24. Average production of soft coal per working day for each
25. Total commercial stocks of bituminous coal, October 1, 1916,
26. Monthly production and consumption of soft coal in 1923..
27. Monthly changes in stocks in 1923 -
28. Monthly average spot prices of bituminous coal f. o. b. mines,
29. Per cent of idle, part-time, and full-time mines in nine repre-
30. Monthly prices of anthracite f.o. b. mines, 1913-1923-
31. Production, calculated full-time capacity, men employed,
mine price per ton, and average number of days lost at
bituminous-coal mines, 1890–1923
32. Annual production of bituminous coal and line of normal
33. Relative rates of growth of bituminous coal, oil and gas,
FIGURE 34. Percentage of total heat value furnished by each mineral fuel,
35. Rank of principal States in production of bituminous coal,
36. Number of men employed in bituminous-coal mines that
worked specified number of days in 1913, a normal year;
1914, a year of depression; and 1918, the year of maxi-
37. Output of bituminous coal per man underground per day
and average length of established working day, 1911-1923
38. Output of bituminous coal per man employed per day in two
union and two nonunion States and in the United States
39. Per cent of total bituminous output mined by different
40. Bituminous coal produced by undercutting machines and
41. Tonnage of washed coal and percentage of bituminous coal
42. Relative numbers and production of large and small bitu-
43. Number of commercial mines in each size class, 1905–1923.-
44. Relative number of large and small bituminous-coal pro-
ducing companies in 1920, and number of mines and ton-
45. Production of coal per working day and trend of spot prices
46. Production of coal per working day in Colorado, Utah, and
47. Production of coal per working day in Illinois and trend of
spot prices, run-of-mine, in three districts, 1918–1923.-
48. Production of coal per working day in Indiana and trend of
spot prices on fourth and fifth vein coal, 1918–1923--
49. Production of coal per working day in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri,
Arkansas, and Oklahoma, 1918-1923.
50. Production of coal per working day in Kentucky and trend of
spot prices, run-of-mine grade, for eastern and western
51. Production of coal per working day in Montana, North
Dakota, Washington, and Wyoming, 1918–1923.
52. Production of coal per working day in Ohio and trend of
spot prices, run-of-inine grade, in No. 8 and Hocking
53. Shipments of anthracite, by regions, 1830–1923.
54. Anthracite shipped from breakers, washeries, and dredges,
55. Sizes of anthracite shipped from mines and washeries, 1890-
56. Percentage of each size in shipments of anthracite from break-
ers, washeries, and dredges, 1923...
57. Production of bituminous coal per working day in Penn-
sylvania and trend of spot prices, run-of-mine grade, in
Pittsburgh, Clearfield, and Somerset districts, 1918–1923..
58. Production of coal per working day in Virginia, Tennessee,
59. Production of coal per working day in West Virginia and
trend of spot prices of smokeless and Kanawha, run-of-