Nuclear explosion Diamond Dust data

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Country
USA
Operation
Mandrel
Date
1970-05-12
Yield
20 kT

USA - Mandrel - Diamond Dust

Venting: i detected Designed to test detection of underground nuclear tests; see Vela Uniform.


Base info

Operation Mandrel - 20 kT out of 5.8 MT

0.3%

Area 16 (Shoshone Mtn) - 20 kT out of 116 kT

17%

U16a.05 - 20 kT out of 20 kT

100%

Joint verification - 20 kT out of 293 kT

6.8%

Peaceful use - 20 kT out of 5.2 MT

0.4%

NTS Area 16 (Shoshone Mtn) U16a.05 Map