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Rock mass rating and slope stability analysis of quarry faces within the dywka [i.e. dwyka] tillite of KwaZulu-Natal.
Dwyka tillite quarries in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal have shown remarkable stable slopes faces even though some of them were quarried over 30 years ago. This can be attributed to their resistance to weathering, the ...
The geology and rock mass quality of the Cenozoic Kalahari Group, Nchwaning Mine Northern Cape.
With the extension of the Nchwaning Mine shaft complex in the Northern Cape Province, various geological and geotechnical complications needed to be identified in order to ensure correct use of tunnelling methods and ...
Mineralogy and geochemistry of detrital rutile from the Sibaya Foundation, KwaZulu-Natal.
Rutile, although not a major component of detrital heavy mineral deposits, is a valuable source of titanium oxide. Theoretically rutile is pure titanium dioxide (TiO2) and should form white or colourless tetragonal crystals ...