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<p>This work focuses mainly on the Geotechnical properties of mapped areas in Gombe town which forms part of the Upper Benue trough. Representative soil samples were collected from these areas and were investigated for their Geotechnical properties with a ...
Reference: International Journal of Modern Engineering Research (IJMER), Vol.2, Issue.6, Nov-Dec. 2012 pp-4280-4286
Different types of rock crusts and the underlying unweathered sandstone were sampled in the Bohemian Cretaceous Basin,Czech Republic. Structure and mineral composition of the samples were studied using optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy with ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: Acta Geodyn. Geomater, Vol 8, No. 1, 2011
This paper is about the basal conglomerate, sandstones, siltstones, and ironstones were the major lithologic units in Mount Patti.
Reference: Advances in Applied Science Research, 2011, 2 (2):227-245
Landslide Brus was occurred in April 2005, near Brus village in Istria, Croatia. Landslide is typical block sliding and landslide body consists of practically unique flysch rock mass block, 150 m long and 35 m wide. Sliding was occurred momentary, without ...
Reference: Proceedings of the European Rock Mechanics Symposium (Eurock 2010)
Between 1999 and 2007, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) investigated coalbed methane (CBM) resources in the Wyoming portion of the Powder River Basin (PRB) (fig. 1). The study also included the CBM resources in the North Dakota portion of the Williston Basin ...
Filed under: Geology -  Economic Geology
Reference: Open-File Report 2010–1114
This paper will review some methods used to manage geotechnical risk at Damang Pit Cutback. The pit depth is designed up to 250m with push back on the eastern and western walls of the existed and depleted Railway Cutback (RCB) pit. The geotechnical design ...
Reference: The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Surface Mining 2008
The largest landslides on the south coast of England are those associated with failure surfaces in montmorillonite-rich mudstones close to the base of the Gault Formation (mid Cretaceous). Those at Folkestone, Sussex (Trenter &amp; Warren, 1996), Ventnor, ...
Reference: Quaternary Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, Vol. 40, 29-34.
Unconfined compressive strength is one of the primary parameters by which sandstone rocks are evaluated for their usefulness as engineering materials. The unconfined compressive strength of sandstones is known to be controlled by such factors as loading rate, ...
Reference: The 10th IAEG International Congress, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 6-10 September 2006, paper number 606
Fibrous illite is one of the most important cements that grows within sandstones during burial, and the only one which is commonly dated using the K–Ar age technique. A small quantity of illite can dramatically reduce porefluid flow rates within a sandstone, ...
Reference: Terra Nova, Vol 14, No. 1, 56–60
This paper presents a methodology for estimating the properties of heterogenous rock masses such as flysch.
Reference: Bull. Engg. Geol. Env. 60, 85-92, 2001