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Hydrogeological Evaluation of Flooded Uranium Mine Cavities in Hungary

  • Gábor Földing
  • Gabriella Szegvári
  • Mihály Csővári
Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)

Abstract

In Hungary the uranium ore mining was terminated in 1997. Taking into account of the rate of water level rising, it can be assumed that deep mines will have been flooded between 2015–2020. The flooded mine water will leave the mines through common adit after the flooding. For hydrogeological and geochemical evaluation of the processes taking place in the deep mines, drillings from the surface was carried out in 2008 aiming at mine water sampling from deep mines. On the bases of the obtained data hydrogeological effects of the flooding of mine cavities as well as numerical hydrogeological modeling was performed.

Keywords

Mine Water Uranium Concentration Cavity Volume Mine Cavity Deep Mine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gábor Földing
    • 1
  • Gabriella Szegvári
    • 1
  • Mihály Csővári
    • 1
  1. 1.MECSEK-ÖKO Co.PécsHungary

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