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Characterization of Airborne Mine Dusts.
NTIS: PB/240-416 :351 pages
The objective of this research was to determine the size distribution, shape, and mineral content of the particles in airborne mine dust samples from a variety of metal and nonmetal mines. A total of 71 dust samples from 15 mines were examined using the techniques of x-ray diffraction, electron microprobe analysis, and light microscopy. Data on the size distributions and mineral content of the dust samples are contained in the report.
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Walter C. McCrone Assoc. Inc.
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