Large-scale studies of spontaneous combustion of coal
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Published by United States Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in Pgh. [i.e. Pittsburgh] PA .
Written in English


  • Coal -- Combustion.,
  • Combustion, Spontaneous.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 29-30).

Statementby Alex C. Smith, Yael Miron, and Charles P. Lazzara.
SeriesReport of investigations ;, 9346, Report of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) ;, 9346.
ContributionsMiron, Yael., Lazzara, Charles P.
LC ClassificationsTN23 .U43 no. 9346, TP325 .U43 no. 9346
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1861226M
LC Control Number90015084

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