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Subsurface mineral resource analysis, Yucca Mountain, Nevada

Stephen B. Castor

Subsurface mineral resource analysis, Yucca Mountain, Nevada

report of chemical analyses

by Stephen B. Castor

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Published by Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology in [Reno, Nev.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nevada,
  • Yucca Mountain.
    • Subjects:
    • Geochemistry -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain.,
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Yucca Mountain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementS.B. Castor, J.V. Tingley, H.F. Bonham.
      SeriesNBMG open-file report ;, 93-3
      ContributionsTingley, Joseph V., Bonham, H. F.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE515 .C38 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination25 leaves :
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL633524M
      LC Control Number96621687

      to avoid resource damage. B. Open to Mineral Location. By statute, all state lands are open to mineral location unless specifically closed. Where an area is open to min-eral location, a miner has the right to stake a mining location regardless of the surface use designation or classification. Any adverse effects of . Private business development including: energy and mineral resources and their location technologies; financial signal decomposition, natural events analysis and prediction software. Writing of a scientific book on nuclear waste and the proposed Yucca Mountain repository.

      Issuance of Final Supplement to the Department of Energy Environmental Impact Statements for a Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada On May 5, , the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) sent the following to the U.S. Department of Energy. Mineral abundances and whole-rock chemical and uranium-series isotopic compositions were measured in unfractured and rubble core samples from borehole USW SD-9 in the same layers of variably zeolitized tuffs that underlie the proposed nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Uranium concentrations and isotopic compositions also were measured in pore water from core samples from .

      It has been proposed that calcite veins near the Yucca Mountain, Nevada, proposed nuclear waste repository site were precipitated from upwelling ground water (Szymanski, ). Written originally as a report to the USGS director, Circular is a summary of and commentary on the U.S. Department of Energy’s "Viability Assessment of a Repository at Yucca Mountain," a five-volume synthesis of 15 years of study of the Yucca Mountain site as a potential underground repository for the nation’s spent nuclear-reactor fuel.


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Subsurface mineral resource analysis, Yucca Mountain, Nevada by Stephen B. Castor Download PDF EPUB FB2

The unsaturated zone at Yucca Mountain was investigated as a possible site for the nation's first high-level nuclear waste repository. Scientific investigations included infiltration studies, matrix properties testing, borehole testing and monitoring, underground excavation and testing, and the development of conceptual and numerical models of the hydrologic processes at Yucca Mountain.

@article{osti_, title = {Evaluation of mineral resource potential, caldera geology, and volcano-tectonic framework at and near Yucca Mountain}, author = {Weiss, S. and Noble, D. and Larson, L. T.}, abstractNote = {This report summarizes the result of Task 3 work initially discussed in our monthly reports for the period October 1, through Septemand contained in.

Yucca Mountain, Nevada is being investigated as the proposed site for geologic disposal of the United States' high level nuclear waste. A massive effort to collect data for characterization of the thermo-hydrologic behavior of the unsaturated zone is being conducted at the by: Geologic and related investigations at Yucca Mountain in southwestern Nevada focus on a rectangular area of some km 2 (65 mi 2) that covers the central part of the mountain and is informally referred to as the “site area” with respect to the proposed geologic repository for high-level radioactive wastes.

Geologic mapping at various scales and detailed stratigraphic and structural. @article{osti_, title = {A preliminary comparison of mineral deposits in faults near Yucca Mountain, Nevada, with possible analogs}, author = {Vaniman, D T and Bish, D L and Chipera, S}, abstractNote = {Several faults near Yucca Mountain, Nevada, contain abundant calcite and opal-CT, with lesser amounts of opal-A and sepiolite or smectite.

BLM NEVADA MINING AND MINERALSMining has been and continues to be vital to Nevada’s economy. The BLM Nevada solid minerals program consists of locatable minerals, such as gold and silver, and is the only state producing lithium, which is quickly becoming the “gold rush” of the 21st century due to its value for use in emerging technologies in stored energy.

Dublyansky, Y. and Lapin, B. () Bedrock tuffs, mosaic breccias, and young volcanic rocks at Yucca Mountain: field observations, petrography, and chemistry, Technology and Resource Assessment Corporation Report to the Nuclear Waste Project Office, State Cited by: 7.

A km-long cross drift across the potential repository block was completed in April (Fulcher et al., ) to provide direct access to the rock units in which emplacement drifts may be constructed for the potential high-level radioactive waste repository at Yucca Mountain, samples from drill holes in the cross drift were analyzed for major and trace elements to characterize Cited by: that activities of the Yucca Mountain repository project could impact mining, which is a major industry and economic driver in Eureka County.

The County is preparing this mineral assessment report as an update to its Impact Assessment Report to gather baseline data and information related to the mineral activity and potential within Eureka Size: 5MB.

Early in my career, I spent five years working as part of the USGS Yucca Mountain Project, conducting surface and subsurface geologic mapping and structural geologic studies at the Yucca Mountain, NV site. After Yucca Mountain, I moved to the USGS Central Region Minerals Resources Science Center where from to I conducted mapping.

References cited by U.S. Department of Energy for Yucca Mountain License Application This page includes links to files in non-HTML format. Probabilistic Volcanic Hazard Analysis for Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

ML ML ML ML ML ML Subsurface Repository Fire Hazard Analysis. ML Hydrology of Yucca Mountain, Nevada Article (PDF Available) in Reviews of Geophysics 39(4) November with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Yucca Mountain, Nevada (Figs. 1, 2), has been proposed by the U.S. Department of Energy as a site for permanent underground storage of the nation’s high-level radioactive waste, generated. Research Hydrologist, USGS, Yucca Mountain Project Branch, ( to ) Primary research responsibilities focused on geochemical and isotopic characterization of the Nation’s proposed high-level radioactive waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

CHARACTERIZATION OF HYDROGEOLOGIC UNITS USING MATRIX PROPERTIES, YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA by Lorraine E. Flint U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Water-Resources Investigations Report Prepared in cooperation with the NEVADA OPERATIONS OFFICE, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, under Interagency Agreement DE-ANV Denver, Colorado 1 File Size: 3MB.

InDOE established the Nevada Nuclear Waste Storage Investigations (NNWSI) project. The spent fuel test at Climax, Nevada, was one of its first tests.

Ininvestigations started in Area 25 of the Nevada Test Site at Yucca Mountain and in the Calico Hills. Both were below the water table. The following report was prepared by the Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects in November, from research findings generated as a result of Agency independent studies addressing key technical and site suitability issues associated with the proposed Yucca Mountain high-level nuclear waste repository site.

17 Richard A. Schultz, Qizhi Li, Uniaxial strength testing of non-welded Calico Hills tuff, Yucca Mountain, Nevada, Engineering Geology,40,CrossRef 18 William M Murphy, Contributions of Thermodynamic and Mass Transport Modeling to Evaluation of Groundwater Flow and Groundwater Travel Time at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, MRS.

Prepared in cooperation with the Nevada Operations Office, U.S. Department of Energy (Interagency Agreement DE-AINV) High-Angle Faults in the Basement of Yucca Flats, Nevada Test Site, Nevada, based on Analysis of a Constrained Gravity Inversion Surface.

Abstract Yucca Mountain, located in southern Nevada in the Mojave Desert, is being considered as a geologic repository for high-level radioactive waste. Although the site is arid, previous studies indicate net infiltration rates of mm yr-1 under current climate conditions.

Unsaturated flow of water through the mountain generally is. Yucca Mountain, located in Nevada’s Nye County, miles northwest of Las Vegas, has been under consideration for construction of a permanent repository for highly radioactive spent fuel from.This report contains an initial definition of the field tests proposed for the Yucca Mountain Project repository sealing program.

The tests are intended to resolve various performance and emplacement concerns. Examples of concerns to be addressed include achieving selected hydrologic and structural requirements for seals, removing portions of the shaft liner, excavating keyways, emplacing Author: J.A.

Fernandez, J.B. Case, J.R. Tyburski.state of nevada agency for nuclear projects. statement of ginger swartz on behalf of the state of nevada agency for nuclear projects regarding the u.s. department of energy's draft environmental impact statement for a geologic repository for the disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste at yucca mountain, nevada.