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Evaluation of mill tailings disposal practices and potential dam stability problems in southwestern United States: Kennecott Copper Corporation, Chino leaching dump, Santa Rita, New Mexico.

Authors
W. A. Wahler & Associates
Source
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 50(4)-75, 1974 Dec; :1-111
NIOSHTIC No.
10008128
Abstract
This volume presents the results of a study of Kennecott Copper Corp.'s Chino leaching dump at Santa Rita, New Mexico. The stability studies described were performed on only one cross section of the leach dump, utilizing data obtained from drilling, sampling, and testing that were limited in nature.
Keywords
Waste disposal; Tailings; Mining industries; Dams; Copper industry; Refuse disposal; Soil stabilization; Geologic structures; Seismic prospecting; Leaching; Embankments; Industrial waste treatment; Civil engineering; Engineering geology; Chino Leaching Dump
Publication Date
19741201
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report
Fiscal Year
1975
NTIS Accession No.
PB-243077
NTIS Price
A07
Identifying No.
OFR 50(4)-75; Contract-S0110520
NIOSH Division
SMRC
Source Name
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 50(4)-75
State
WA; NM; CA
Performing Organization
W. A. Wahler & Associates, Palo Alto, California
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