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Generic In situ Copper Mine Design Manual. Volume 1. Executive Summary.


PB89148217

Publication Date 1988
Personal Author Davidson, D. H.; Huff, R. V.; Edwards, J. F.; Weeks, R. E.; Loftin, H. J.
Page Count 96
Abstract The report summarizes the work conducted under U.S. Bureau of Mines Contract J0267001 by Science Applications International Corporation during the period of performance 9/30/86 to 2/29/88. The product of this work includes: a manual to design commercial scale operations; a commercial scale design for the Lakeshore Mine site near Casa Grande, Arizona and unit cell field experiment design of the commercial operation; a commercial scale design for the Santa Cruz site near Casa Grande, Arizona and unit cell field experiment design based on the commercial operation design; and permeability and geophysical wireline test data obtained in existing core holes SC-46 and SC-19 at the Santa Cruz site. The reports covering this work are Volumes II, III, IV, and V of the Final Report. (On July 23, 1987 the Lakeshore Mine was renamed the Cyprus Casa Grande Mine by the new operator, the Cyprus Casa Grande Corporation).
Keywords
  • Mining engineering
  • Copper
  • Mineral deposits
  • Extractive metallurgy
  • Design criteria
  • Manuals
  • Leaching
  • Solution mining
  • Tables(Data)
  • Ore sampling
  • Arizona
Source Agency
  • Bureau of Mines
NTIS Subject Category
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
  • 48F - Geology & Geophysics
  • 71N - Nonferrous Metals & Alloys
  • 99B - Industrial Chemistry & Chemical Process Engineering
Corporate Authors Science Applications International Corp., McLean, VA.; Bureau of Mines, Minneapolis, MN. Twin Cities Research Center.; Sergent, Hauskins and Beckwith, Inc., Phoenix, AZ.; Davy McKee Corp., San Ramon, CA.; Huff (Ray V.) and Associates, Inc., Golden, CO.
Supplemental Notes See also Volume 2, PB89-148225. Prepared in cooperation with Huff (Ray V.) and Associates, Inc., Golden, CO., Davy McKee Corp., San Ramon, CA., and Sergent, Hauskins and Beckwith, Inc., Phoenix, AZ. Sponsored by Bureau of Mines, Minneapolis, MN. Twin Cities Research Center.
Document Type Technical Report
Title Note Rept. for 30 Sep 86-30 Apr 88,
NTIS Issue Number 198910
Contract Number
  • J0267001
Generic In situ Copper Mine Design Manual. Volume 1. Executive Summary.
Generic In situ Copper Mine Design Manual. Volume 1. Executive Summary.
PB89148217

  • Mining engineering
  • Copper
  • Mineral deposits
  • Extractive metallurgy
  • Design criteria
  • Manuals
  • Leaching
  • Solution mining
  • Tables(Data)
  • Ore sampling
  • Arizona
  • Bureau of Mines
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
  • 48F - Geology & Geophysics
  • 71N - Nonferrous Metals & Alloys
  • 99B - Industrial Chemistry & Chemical Process Engineering
  • J0267001
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