A rock mechanics case history of Elliot Lake: M38-8/127E-PDF

“After the Elliot Lake Laboratory was established, detailed studies were undertaken to evaluate the methods that were available for the determination of the mechanical properties of the rock mass and its state of stress before mining. Practical studies were then made on the pillars, roofs, and abutments. Testing techniques were improved for the rock substance and the rock mass; however, much remains to be done to be able to characterize adequately the mechanical properties of the rock mass"--Abstract, p. [1023].

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Department/Agency Natural Resources Canada. Dept. of Energy, Mines and Resources. Mines Branch.
Title A rock mechanics case history of Elliot Lake
Series Title Reprint series ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Cover title. "Reprinted from Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, volume 10, number 7, pp. 1023-1058, July, 1973, Ottawa." Historical publication digitized from print 2017 [by Natural Resources Canada].
Date 1974.
Number of Pages p. [1023]-1058 :
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  • M38-8/127E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 300206
Subject Terms Mining industry, Rocks, Physics