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mine spoil
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Earth and rock excavated from a mine.
Definition Source
Burns, Russell M. and Barbara H. Honkala, tech. coords. Silvics of North America, vol 2. Hardwoods; Glossary. Agriculture handbook no. 654. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1990
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Scope Note
Use for the mining waste from open-pit mining; for the waste from hard rock mining USE mine tailings.
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Used For
Broader Term
solid wastes
Narrower Term
coal mine spoil
Related Term
mine tailings
mined soils
spoil banks
residuos de mina
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