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Title: Dike/Drift Interactions

Abstract

This report documents the model of events associated with a potential intrusion of magma from a volcanic dike into a drift or drifts in the Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository. The following topics are included in this report: (1) A discussion of dike propagation, which provides the basis for describing the path that a representative dike, or swarm of dikes, would follow during an event. (2) A discussion of magma flow, which evaluates the interaction at the junction of the propagating dike with the drift and the movement of magmatic products into and down drifts and, potentially, through a drift to the surface by way of access drift or a secondary dike opened up along the drift. (3) A discussion of gas flow and conductive cooling of a magma-filled drift, describing how an adjacent drift that has not been intersected by a dike could be affected by post-intrusion phenomena. Note that a gas flow analysis is also addressed in ''Igneous Intrusion Impacts on Waste Form and Waste Packages'' (BSC 2003 [DIRS 161810]), and those results are consistent with the results presented in this report.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Yucca Mountain Project, Las Vegas, Nevada (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
829552
Report Number(s):
MDL-MGR-GS-000005, Rev. 00
DOC.20031022.0001, DC No. 35149; TRN: US0500718
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 8 Oct 2003
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTES, AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; GAS FLOW; MAGMA; RADIOACTIVE WASTES; WASTE FORMS; WASTES; YUCCA MOUNTAIN

Citation Formats

E.S. Gaffney. Dike/Drift Interactions. United States: N. p., 2003. Web. doi:10.2172/829552.
E.S. Gaffney. Dike/Drift Interactions. United States. doi:10.2172/829552.
E.S. Gaffney. Wed . "Dike/Drift Interactions". United States. doi:10.2172/829552. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/829552.
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