Infiltration characteristics of taconite tailing material.

Donald C Slack, M. A. Killen, E. R. Berglund

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Hydraulic and physical characteristics of taconite tailings materials from several tailings basins in Northeast Minnesota were evaluated using laboratory and field techniques. A particle density of 3.085 g/cm SUP 3 was determined as representative of all materials evaluated. Infiltration capacities ranged from 1.09 cm/h on fine basin material to more than 12.7 cm/h on unvegetated coarse dyke material. Both hydraulic and physical properties exhibited much less variability than natural soils. Vegetated coarse dyke surfaces had significantly higher infiltration capacities than similar unvegetated surfaces. However, there was no significant difference in infiltration capacities between vegetated and unvegetated medium and fine materials within the tailing basins. (A)

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalTransactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers
Volume28
Issue number5 , Sep.-Oct. 1985, p.1482-1486.
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

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Infiltration characteristics of taconite tailing material. / Slack, Donald C; Killen, M. A.; Berglund, E. R.

In: Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Vol. 28, No. 5 , Sep.-Oct. 1985, p.1482-1486., 1985.

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Slack, DC, Killen, MA & Berglund, ER 1985, 'Infiltration characteristics of taconite tailing material.', Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, vol. 28, no. 5 , Sep.-Oct. 1985, p.1482-1486..
Slack, Donald C ; Killen, M. A. ; Berglund, E. R. / Infiltration characteristics of taconite tailing material. In: Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 1985 ; Vol. 28, No. 5 , Sep.-Oct. 1985, p.1482-1486.
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