Preliminary concept Post-Piledriver Exploratory Program

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This is the concept for a series of post-shot investigations at the Piledriver site, Area 15, Nevada Test Site (NTS), to gain information on: Chimney geometry and associated wall rock conditions resulting from a deeply buried (1500 ft) nuclear explosion in granite; The characteristics and distribution of rubble and radioactivity in the chimney; and Data pertinent to in-situ leaching.

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Nordyke, M. D. October 13, 1966.

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This is the concept for a series of post-shot investigations at the Piledriver site, Area 15, Nevada Test Site (NTS), to gain information on: Chimney geometry and associated wall rock conditions resulting from a deeply buried (1500 ft) nuclear explosion in granite; The characteristics and distribution of rubble and radioactivity in the chimney; and Data pertinent to in-situ leaching.

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16 p.

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OSTI as DE97050307

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  • Other: DE97050307
  • Report No.: UCRL-ID--124799
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 443241
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc682181

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  • October 13, 1966

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Nordyke, M. D. Preliminary concept Post-Piledriver Exploratory Program, report, October 13, 1966; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc682181/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.