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study of rock stresses and engineering geology in quarries of the Barre granite of Vermont

Thomas C. Nichols

study of rock stresses and engineering geology in quarries of the Barre granite of Vermont

by Thomas C. Nichols

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rock mechanics.,
  • Engineering geology -- Vermont -- Barre Region,
  • Granite industry and trade -- Vermont -- Barre Region

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas C. Nichols, Jr.
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 1593
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE75 .B91593 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22073483M
    LC Control Number85-600205

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Int. Rock Mech. Min. Sci. & Geomech. Abstr. Vol, No.7, pp. (7, IH/93 $)1) + 0.D0 Printed in Great Britain Pergamon Press Ltd Variations of Rock Properties Within a Quarry J.M. LOGAN ~ M. HASTEDT $ D. LEHNERT$ M. DENTON -t-~ INTRODUCTION Variations of rock properties are of two general forms: architectural and by: 4.

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Barre granite (Vermont, USA) specimens, cored from a homogeneous block, were used in this study. Using microscope and image analysis, the plane of foliation was first identified (Caulk et al., ) and then coring was performed accordingly (see Fig. 2 (a)) to facilitate the creation of a tensile artificial fracture along by: rite during quarrying, is a common phenomenon in the Barre quarries (White, ).

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