"Numerous methods of stoping have been used in the mines of the Butte District, Butte, Montana, depending on the shape of the ore bodies, conditions of the walls and presence of fault zones or heavy ground. One of the methods tried out successfully in the past few years is that of using rill stopes, both open and timbered. The ideal conditions for adopting this method of mining require veins with nearly vertical dip so that the ore will slide into the chute. The author attempts to describe the various steps including how the development is done, how the stopes are started and carried to the level above"--Introduction, page 1.
Forbes, Carroll Ralph
Mining and Nuclear Engineering
Professional Degree in Mining Engineering
Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy
iv, 26 pages
© 1925 Albert B. Needham, All rights reserved.
Thesis - Open Access
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Mining geology -- Montana -- Butte
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Link to Catalog Recordhttp://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b1069138~S5
Needham, Albert Booth, "Rill stoping in the Butte District, Butte, Montana" (1925). Professional Degree Theses. 59.