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1) blasting. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Modern methods of blasting involve four operations: drilling the holes to receive the charge, placing it, stemming the hole (i.e., filling the hole above the charge...

2) Pompton Lakes. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pompton Lakes, borough (1990 pop. 10,539), Passaic co., NE N.J.; settled 1682 by the Dutch, inc. 1895. It is chiefly residential, but textiles and blasting equipment...

3) explosive. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The reaction products fill a much greater volume than that occupied by the original material and exert an enormous pressure, which can be used for blasting and for...

4) mining. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...These resources include ores, which contain commercially valuable amounts of metals, such as iron and aluminum; precious stones, such as diamonds; building stones,...

5) gunpowder. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Another form of powder containing potassium chlorate instead of the nitrate is commonly used in fireworks and in matches. The origin of gunpowder was probably Chinese,...

6) shaft sinking. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Little difficulty is experienced in shaft sinking through solid rock, which contains little water. When loose, water-bearing strata have to be contended with, careful...

7) taconite. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Resistant to drilling and to the extraction of its contained metal, the rock was long considered worthless. Experiments begun in 1912 by the American scientist Edward...

8) fulminate. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The term is most commonly applied to the explosive mercury (II) fulminate, also called fulminate of mercury, Hg(ONC)2. The pure compound forms white cubic crystals....

9) quarrying. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Rock that has been quarried is commonly called stone. Quarrying methods depend chiefly on the desired size and shape of the stone and its physical characteristics....

10) Du Pont. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The Du Pont family's importance began when Eleuthere Irenee Du Pont established a gunpowder mill on the Brandywine River in N Delaware. Development, expansion, and...

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