Sand Fill From Mill Tailings

CIM Bulletin, 1951


Sooner or later, every producing mine faces the question of fill. This paper invites consideration of mill tailings as an economical, efficient, and quantitatively adequate source of such fill. Some of the advantages, disadvantages, methods of utilization, and methods of treating mill tailings for sand recovery are covered.
Keywords: gabbro, ore, pegmatite, Sand Fill, tuff, Mine, Mines, Ore, Ores, Rock, Rocks, Sand, Water