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Geochemical Control of Mining Operations

  • E. Helios Rybicka
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Part of the Environmental Science book series (ESE)

Abstract

Mining activity has been and continues to be a prime contributor to the environmental damages in many countries (e. g. Poland, Canada). Many past mining sites have been heavily polluted by metals, thus, a high quality geochemical database is pertinent to a wide range of environmental studies and should be considered as an essential component of environmental knowledge. The interpretation of the environmental geochemical analysis is very complicated by the variety of sources, the kind of pollutions and the geochemical processes (e. g. early diagenesis processes) as well.

Keywords

Acid Mine Drainage Waste Rock Sulphide Deposit Geochemical Factor Geochemical Control 
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