What is dirt or rock removed from its original location destroying the composition of the soil in the process as in strip-mining dredging or construction called?



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    Removing soil from its location to extract ore or minerals is known as tailings. The dirt removed from construction sites is known as fill or dirt fill.

    Tailings are the waste from a separating minerals or ores out of natural dirt. Tailings are known as slimes, mine dumps, or slickens.

    Fill dirt is an earthy dirt composed of dirt, clay, sand, and rock.

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