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Application of Mathematical Modeling to the Analysis of Ground Water Flow Patterns Near a Deep Underground Mine.
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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relative importance that several major geologic structural features have on ground water potential distribution and their impact on abandonment practices of deep underground mines. The U.S.G.S. Modular finite difference ground water flow model was utilized in analyzing conditions at the Bunker Hill Mine near Kellogg, Idaho. Observations suggested that ground water flow near the Bunker Hill Mine is controlled by secondary hydraulic conductivity created by the existing structural features. The research suggests several ways to reduce inflow to mines through fault zones.
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Univ. of Idaho
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