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Title: Postshot in situ material property tests at the Mixed Company Site, Colorado
Authors: United States. Defense Nuclear Agency
Palmerton, John B.
Warriner, James B.
Keywords: Field tests
Shear properties
Menard pressure meters
Shear waves
Rock properties
Rock mechanics
Mixed Company (event)
Publisher: Soils and Pavements Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Miscellaneous Paper
Abstract: Results of an in situ investigation of the shear moduli at the Mixed Company site near Grand Junction, Colorado, are presented herein. Shear moduli were determined from crosshole S-wave velocity and Menard pressuremeter tests in the sandstones of the Kayenta and Wingate Formations at the site. In addition to the data from these tests, Rock Quality Designation data and electrical, caliper, neutron, and gamma logs for three borings at the site are presented.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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