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Title: Site exploration for rock-mechanics field tests in the Grouse Canyon Member, Belted Range Tuff, U12g Tunnel Complex, Nevada Test Site

This report describes site exploration work completed in support of planned rock-mechanics field tests in the Grouse Canyon Member of the Belted Range Ruff at Nevada Test Site`s, G-Tunnel. As part of this work, the Rock Mechanics Drift (RMD) and the Rock Mass Property Alcove (RMPA) were mined and three coreholes drilled. The results of mapping and corehole logging are displayed, described, and analyzed.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
59454
Report Number(s):
SAND-81-1897
ON: DE82014521; TRN: 82:014203
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: DN: Portions of this document are illegible; PBD: Feb 1982
Research Org:
Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Fenix and Scisson, Inc., Mercury, NV (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
58 GEOSCIENCES; 05 NUCLEAR FUELS; RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL; SITE SELECTION; UNDERGROUND DISPOSAL; NEVADA TEST SITE; TUFF; ROCK MECHANICS; FIELD TESTS; GEOLOGIC DEPOSITS; FRACTURES; BOREHOLES; WELL LOGGING; MAPPING; GEOLOGIC FAULTS; Yucca Mountain Project