Date of Award

5-1-1942

Degree Type

Bachelors Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering

Department

Metallurgy

First Advisor

Professor John P. Spielman

Abstract

In 1939 the total world production of crude chromite was approximately 1,167,000 metric tons; of which the United States produced only 3,672 metric tons and imported over 317,500 metric tons. Imports came mostly from the Philippine Islands, Cuba, South Africa, and Rhodesia.