Bed separation

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The thin cavities formed along bedding planes due to differential lowering of strata over mine workings; e.g., a shale with its greater bending capacity will subside and separate from a higher bed of sandstone. Roof supports are so set as to keep bed separation to a minimum. Nelson

Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms


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