Methane emmissions from four working places in the Beckley mine, Raleigh County, W. Va. by P. W. Jeran

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in [Washington] .

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  • Methane -- Measurement.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- West Virginia -- Raleigh County.,
  • Mine ventilation.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementby P. W. Jeran, D. H. Lawhead, and M. C. Irani.
SeriesReport of investigations - Bureau of Mines ; 8212, Report of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 8212.
ContributionsLawhead, David H., Irani, M. C., United States. Bureau of Mines.
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. :
Number of Pages16
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Open LibraryOL17797023M

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