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Evaluation of mill tailings disposal practices and potential dam stability problems in southwestern United States: Phelps Dodge Corporation, Morenci tailings dams, Morenci, Arizona.
W. A. Wahler & Associates
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 50(2)-75, 1974 Dec; :1-172
This volume presents the results of studies of Phelps Dodge Corp.'s tailings embankments 1 west and 2 west at Morenci, Arizona. The work involved compilation and description of pertinent factors relating to the physical features and operational characteristics of the facility.
Waste disposal; Tailings; Mining industries; Dams; Embankments; Soil stabilization; Physical properties; Construction; Mills; Geologic structures; Seismic prospecting; Geological faults; Civil engineering
CP; Final Contract Report
NTIS Accession No.
OFR 50(2)-75; Contract-S0110520
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 50(2)-75
WA; CA; AZ
W. A. Wahler & Associates, Palo Alto, California
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