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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.
W. A. Wahler & Associates
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 50(4)-75, 1974 Dec; :1-111
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.
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
CP; Final Contract Report
NTIS Accession No.
OFR 50(4)-75; Contract-S0110520
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 50(4)-75
WA; NM; CA
W. A. Wahler & Associates, Palo Alto, California
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