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Technology of salt making in the United States

William Clifton Phalen

Technology of salt making in the United States

by William Clifton Phalen

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Salt industry and trade -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby W.C. Phalen.
      Series[U.S.] Bureau of Mines. Bulletin, 146., Mineral technology, 20
      ContributionsUnited States. Geological survey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN23 .U4 no. 146
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 149 p. incl. illus., tables.
      Number of Pages149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6612951M
      LC Control Number18026195
      OCLC/WorldCa8741605

      This industry came to the United States in and, by , consumed about half of the salt used in the country. By , nearly 80 percent of salt consumed in the United States went to the chemical industry, and the artificial soda industry became the primary user in industries based on sodium and chloride, the elemental constituents of salt. The history of Salt is fascinating no doubt and often presented in an interesting way within this book. However, audiobooks have one great disadvantage to books that are read, you can't skip sections that aren't always meant to be read. There are far too many recipes in this book that are difficult to scan through as you probably would if reading.

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        A local start up has come up with a lamp powered by nothing else but water and table salt. Skip navigation The Salt Technology 9TV Philippines United States Restricted Mode. Over 40 million metric tons of salt are produced in the United States each year through solar evaporation, rock mining, and evaporative wells (also known as mechanical evaporation). Over half of that amount is rock salt, used for de-icing roads.


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