MIRL Open File Publications

Reports and data by faculty and students of the University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory on results of research on a wide variety of topics.

OF 89-2 Report
Irwin, W., Potas, T., and Willson, Warrack, 1989, Coal water fuels from low-rank coals: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 89-2, 4 p.
OF 89-1 Report
Willson, W., Irwin, W., and Potas, T., 1989, Alaskan low-rank coal/water fuel development: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 89-1, 9 p.
OF 88-2 Report
Skudrzyk, F.J., 1988, Stability of openings in alluvial permafrost: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 88-2, 42 p.
OF 84-15 Report
Youtcheff, J.S., and Rao, P.D., 1986, Characterization of Alaskan coals: evaluation of their liquefaction behavior: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 84-15, 59 p.
OF 84-14 Report
Rao, P.D., Maneval, D.R., and Walsh, D.E., 1984, Field investigation of hydrocyclones for the recovery of fine gold, phase iii: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 84-14, 96 p.
OF 84-13 Report
Economides, M.J., and Thomas, A.H., 1984, Determination of ultimate sweep efficiency in a linear water flood: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 84-13, 15 p.
OF 84-12 Report
Bandopadhyay, S., and Chattopadhyay, A., 1984, Development of a structured methodology for evaluation of post mining land use plans in Interior Alaska: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 84-12, 64 p.
OF 84-11 Report
Huang, S.L., 1984, Application of seismic refraction and electric resistivity methods in placer exploration: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 84-11, 112 p.
OF 84-10 Report
Godbole, S.P., and Patil, S.L., 1984, Multiphase equilibrium of natural gas hydrates with and without the presence of inhibitors: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 84-10, 54 p.
OF 84-9 Report Map
Metz, P.A., 1984, Statistical analysis of stream sediment samples from the Circle mining district, Alaska: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 84-9, 49 p., 12 sheets, scale 1:63,360.
OF 84-8 Report Map
Metz, P.A., 1984, Statistical analysis of stream sediment, pan concentrate and rock geochemical samples from the Tolovana mining district, Alaska: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 84-8, 77 p., 2 sheets.
OF 84-4 Map
Burton, P.J., Metz, P.A., and Swainbank, R.C., 1984, Land status and claim map of the Richardson mining district, Alaska: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 84-4, 2 sheets, scale 1:40,000.
OF 84-3 Report Map
Metz, P.A., Swainbank, R.C., and Burton, P.J., 1984, Statistical analysis of stream sediment and pan concentrate geochemical samples from the Richardson mining district, Alaska: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 84-3, 61 p., 4 sheets.
OF 84-2 Report Map
Swainbank, R.C., Burton, P.J., and Metz, P.A., 1984, Bedrock geology of the Richardson mining district, Alaska: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 84-2, 71 p., 8 sheets, scale 1:40,000.
OF 84-1 Report Map
Metz, P.A., 1984, Statistical analysis of stream sediment, pan concentrate and rock samples from the Fairbanks mining district, Alaska: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 84-1, 78 p., 11 sheets.
OF 83-4 Report
Bandopadhyay, S., Fox, P.M., and Carlson, R.F., 1983, Streamflow estimation and water use planning for surface mining in northern Alaska: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 83-4, 72 p.
OF 83-3 Report
Huang, S.L., 1983, Research into the safety and efficiency of underground placer mining and frozen ground: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 83-3, 95 p.
OF 83-2 Report Map
Cannon, P.J., 1983, Floodplain mapping of rivers along the Chukchi Sea/Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska (NSB Floodplain Studies Report No. 2): University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 83-2, 37 p., 6 sheets, scale 1:63,360.
OF 83-1 Report
Skudrzyk, F.J., 1983, Preliminary studies of the effectiveness of water jet cutting on frozen ground: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 83-1, 34 p.
OF 82-2 Report Map
Mortenson, T.W., Cannon, P.J., and MIRL, 1982, Flood hazard potential of five selected arctic rivers, Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 82-2, 72 p., 8 sheets, scale 1:63,360.
OF 82-1 Report
Skudrzyk, F.J., Barker, C.R., and Mazurkiewicz, M., 1982, Preliminary studies of frozen gravel properties related to underground mining: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 82-1, 33 p.
OF 80-8 Report Map
Metz, P.A., and Robinson, M.S., 1980, Investigation of mercury - antimony - tungsten metal provinces of Alaska II: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 80-8, 39 p., 3 sheets, scale 1:40,000.
OF 80-7 Report
Payne, M.W., 1980, Occurrence and distribution of barite in the permo-triassic siksikpuk formation along the Brooks Range haul road: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 80-7, 12 p.
OF 80-6 Report
Sims, J.M., 1980, Uranium exploration methodology in cold climates: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 80-6, 141 p.
OF 80-5 Report
Sims, J.M., 1980, Application of portable delayed neutrom activation analysis equipment in the evaluation of gold deposits: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 80-5, 115 p.
OF 80-4 Report
McFarlane, R., Sanders, R., and Rao, P.D., 1980, Application of palynological techniques for correlation of coal seams in the Lower Lignite Creek area, Nenana Coal Field: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 80-4, 9 p.
OF 80-3 Report
Johansen, N.I., and Chalich, P., 1980, Tunnel lining studies II: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 80-3, 73 p.
OF 80-2 Report
McKendrick, J.D., Neiland, B.J., and Holmes, K., 1980, Natural revegetation of placer mined lands of interior Alaska II: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 80-2, 9 p.
OF 80-1 Report
Wolff, E.N., Robinson, M.S., Cook, D.J., and Thomas, B., 1980, Placer mining in Alaska II: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 80-1, 25 p.
OF 79-4 Report Map
Metz, P.A., and Robinson, M.S., 1979, Mineral investigations of D-2 lands in the Philip Smith Mountains and Chandler Lake quadrangles: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 79-4, 77 p., 5 sheets.
OF 79-3 Report
Metz, P.A., Robinson, M.S., and Lueck, L., 1979, Baseline geochemical studies for resource evaluation of D-2 Lands - geophysical and geochemical investigations at the Red Dog and Drenchwater Creek mineral occurrences: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 79-3, 264 p.
OF 79-2 Report
Robinson, M.S., and Metz, P.A., 1979, Evaluation of the mineral resources of the pipeline corridor, phases i and ii: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 79-2, 272 p.
OF 79-1 Map
Metz, P.A., Paris, C.E., and Robinson, M.S., 1979, Evaluation of the mineral resources of the pipeline corridor Phase III - Barite mineral occurrences and geology of the Atigun Canyon area, Brooks Range, Alaska: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 79-1, 2 sheets, scale 1:24,000.
OF 78-1 Report
Lynch, D.F., and Johansen, N.I., 1978, Some implications for Alaska of petroleum development on the Norwegian Continental Shelf: University of Alaska Mineral Industry Research Laboratory Open File 78-1, 32 p.