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Title: Potential Influence of Granular Salt on Cavern Stability.


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Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
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Conference: Proposed for presentation at the Solution Mining Research Institute Spring Meeting held April 24 - March 29, 2017 in Albuquerque , NM.
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United States

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Bauer, Stephen J., Lampe, Brandon, Stormont, John,, and Lynn, Tim,. Potential Influence of Granular Salt on Cavern Stability.. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Bauer, Stephen J., Lampe, Brandon, Stormont, John,, & Lynn, Tim,. Potential Influence of Granular Salt on Cavern Stability.. United States.
Bauer, Stephen J., Lampe, Brandon, Stormont, John,, and Lynn, Tim,. Wed . "Potential Influence of Granular Salt on Cavern Stability.". United States. doi:.
title = {Potential Influence of Granular Salt on Cavern Stability.},
author = {Bauer, Stephen J. and Lampe, Brandon and Stormont, John, and Lynn, Tim,},
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place = {United States},
year = {Wed Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Wed Mar 01 00:00:00 EST 2017}

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