Gob Pile

Gob Pile
  A pile of loose waste material in a mine, or backfill waste material packed in stopes (steps or layers) to support the roof of a mine. A gob pile is also called a “honey” or “refuse” pile. This term is primarily used in underground mining.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

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