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Title 30-Mineral Resources
CHAPTER —Bureau of Mines, Department of the Interior
CHAPTER 11—Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
CHAPTER IV—Federal Coal Mine Safety Board of Review
Cross REFERENCES: Atomic Energy Commission comestic uranium program: See 10 CFR
lands: 43 CFR, Chapter II, Subchapter C.
36 CFR Part 251.
41 CFR Subchapter C.
in the production of fissionable material: 41 CFR Part 101–47.
I, Subchapter P.
National Park Service, Department of the Interior, relating to mining claims: 36 CFR Chapter I. Note: Other regulations issued by the Department of the Interior appear in Title 25, Chapters I and II; Title 32, Chapter XIII; Title 32A, Chapter X; Title 36, Chapter I; Title 41, Chapter 14; Title 43; Title 49, Chapter II; and Title 50, Chapters I and II.
CHAPTER BUREAU OF MINES
SUBCHAPTER A-HELIUM AND COAL
Sales of helium by and rental of containers from Bureau of Mines.
Mines performs exploration of development work to investigate known
SUBCHAPTER B-RESPIRATORY PROTECTIVE APPARATUS; TESTS FOR
11 Self-contained breathing apparatus. 12 Supplied-air respirators. 13 Gas masks. 14 Filter-type, dust, fume, and mist respirators. 14a Nonemergency gas respirators (chemical cartridge respirators, including paint
SUBCHAPTER C-EXPLOSIVES AND RELATED ARTICLES; TESTS FOR
PERMISSIBILITY AND SUITABILITY
15 Explosives and related articles.
SUBCHAPTER DELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT, LAMPS, METHANE
DETECTORS; TESTS FOR PERMISSIBILITY; FEES
20 21 22 23 24
Electric motor-driven mine equipment and accessories.
SUBCHAPTER E-MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT FOR MINES; TESTS FOR
PERMISSIBILITY AND SUITABILITY; FEES
31 32 33 35 36
Diesel mine locomotives.
Procedures under Title II, Federal Coal Mine Safety Act of 1952.
Interpretations; Title II, Federal Coal Mine Safety Act of 1952.
SUBCHAPTER M-RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR ADMINISTRATION OF
Grants for support of research related to authorized Bureau of Mines
SUBCHAPTER A-HELIUM AND COAL
PART 1-SALES OF HELIUM BY AND
RENTAL OF CONTAINERS FROM
BUREAU OF MINES Sec. 1.1 Definitions. 1.2 Purchase price of helium. 1.3 Service charges. 1.4 Settlements under existing contracts. 1.5 Applications. 1.6 Advances, deposits, bonds, insurance. 1.7 Initial advance for purchase of helium. 1.8 Initial advance and
guarantee for containers. 1.9 Adjustment of accounts. 1.10 Shipping containers. 1.11 Repurchase rights of Government. 1.12 Reservations with respect to sales and
deliveries. 1.13 Exportation of helium. 1.14 Power of inspection. 1.15 Notification to repurchasers. 1.16 Violations and penalties. 1.17 Cancellation and assignment of con
tracts. 1.18 Federal agencies not affected. 1.19 Forms. 1.20 Termination. Appendix.
AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 1 issued under secs. 6, 9, 74 Stat. 921, 922; 50 U.S.C. 167d, 167g.
SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 1 appear at 26 F.R. 9827, Oct. 19, 1961, unless otherwise noted.
(f) “Grade-A helium" means the grade of helium produced at the Bureau's helium plants, and it is 99.995 percent pure helium or better, by volume.
(g) "Unit of helium” means 1,000 cubic feet of helium at a pressure of 14.7 pounds per square inch absolute and a temperature of 70° Fahrenheit.
(h) “Cylinder" means a standardtype cylinder of approximately 1.5 cubic feet internal volume, designed for a filling pressure of 1,800 pounds per square inch gage or more, which will stand vertically without external support with the center of the valve outlet not less than 50/2 inches nor more than 581/2 inches above the floor, equipped with a standard-type cylinder valve and valve-protective cap, or a similar cylinder acceptable to the Bureau as a standard type.
(i) “Valve" means a standard-type cylinder valve acceptable to the Bureau of Mines having a valve outlet conforming to specifications No. 580 or No. 350 as described by Compressed Gas Association, Inc., Pamphlet
Second Edition: B57.1–1953: Provided, That at the Bureau's option, valves with outlets conforming to other specifications may be accepted as alternate standards. Each valve shall be equipped with an outlet-port cap or plug.
(j) "Tank car" means a special railroad car container permanently equipped with multiple cylinders of ICC Specification 107A to be used exclusively for transporting helium.
(k) “Semi-trailer” means a special road-type trailer container without motive power permanently equipped with multiple cylinders of ICC Specification 3AA to be used exclusively for transporting helium.
(1) "Local time" means standard or daylight saving time, whichever is in use in the locality of the transaction to which it applies.
(m) “Day” means a period of 24 consecutive hours beginning and ending at 7 a.m. local time.
(n) "Month” means a calendar month beginning at 7 a.m. the first day of the month and ending at 7 a.m. on the first day of the succeeding month.
(0) "Constructive placement" means written notice by a common carrier to
$ 1.1 Definitions.
(a) "Act” means the Helium Act, approved September 13, 1960 (74 Stat. 918; 50 U.S.C. 167).
(b) "Helium Production Fund” means the fund referred to in subsection (f) of section 6 of the Act.
(c) “Helium plant” means a facility operated by the United States Bureau of Mines for the production, purification, repurification, or shipment of helium.
(d) “Bureau” means the Bureau of Mines of the Department of the Interior.
(e) "Purchaser" means any individual, corporation, partnership, firm, association, trust, estate, public or private institution, state or political subdivision thereof other than an agency of the United States Government, purchasing helium from the Bureau, or using helium containers rented from the Bureau.