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Evaluation of the phosphate deposits of Tennessee using the Minerals Availability System.

Authors
Baumgardner-LH; Zellars-ME; Williams-JM
Source
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 13-79, 1978 Jan; :1-37
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10009476
Abstract
The Bureau of Mines, through a contractor, conducted a 4-month investigation of Tennessee phosphate resources for entry into the Minerals Availability System (MAS). Literature was reviewed, topographic and geologic maps were procured, and key personnel in county, state, and federal offices were interviewed. Personal contact was made with the managers of each of the companies involved in Tennessee phosphate mining and beneficiation. Historical data, resource and reserve estimates, along with production and cost estimates were prepared for four operating deposits and two inactive deposits. The information was encoded into the mas format and each deposit file was accompanied by an explanatory summary file report.This report summarizes the study of the individual deposits and is directed toward an overall review of the central Tennessee phosphorus industry.
Keywords
Minerals; Phosphates; Information-systems; Information-retrieval-systems; Computer-software
Publication Date
19780101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report
Funding Type
Contract
Fiscal Year
1978
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
OFR-13-79
NIOSH Division
EFOC
Source Name
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 13-79
State
TN; PA; FL
Performing Organization
Zellars-Williams, Inc.
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