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Spoil tip

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Spoil tip at Jägersfreude, Saarbrücken

A spoil tip is a pile built of waste material removed during mining.[1] The word "spoil" is also used for material removed when digging a foundation, tunnel, or other large diggings. Spoil tip is also known by other names like a boney pile, culm bank, gob pile, waste tip, bing, mine dump or mine waste dump.[2][3][4][5][6]

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  1. R. W. Sarsby; T. Meggyes (2001). The Exploitation of Natural Resources and the Consequences: The Proceedings of Green 3 : the 3rd International Symposium on Geotechnics Related to the European Environment Held in Berlin, June 2000. Thomas Telford. pp. 7–. ISBN 978-0-7277-3004-6.
  2. Hawley, Mark; Cunning, John (2017). Guidelines for Mine Waste Dump and Stockpile Design. Csiro Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4863-0352-6.
  3. Stracher, Glenn B., ed. (2018-11-09). Coal and peat fires : a global perspective. ISBN 9780128498842. OCLC 1062395342.
  4. Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition. HarperCollins Publishers. 2014.
  5. Watson, Keith Leslie (1980). Slate waste: engineering and environmental aspects. Applied Science. ISBN 978-0-85334-880-1.
  6. Bloomquist, Lee (June 25, 2019). "Mine dump with a view". Mesabi Tribune.