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The Bureau of Mines minerals availability system and resource classification manual.
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8654, 1974 Jan; :1-199
This information circular describes the Bureau of Mines minerals availability system (mas), presents the resource classification manual used for information input to a computer file, and discusses the methods of collecting and assembling background material basic to coding the data.
Mineral deposits; Manuals; Mineral economics; Minerology; Natural resources; Abundance; Availability; Handbooks; Geological surveys; Reserves; Descriptions; Gangue; Underground mining; Surface mining; Beneficiation; Transportation; Evaluation; Data storage; Information systems; Information retrieval; Data acquisition; Data recording; Geographic locations
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The Bureau of Mines minerals availability system and resource classification manual
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