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Environmental impact of mine wastes in the Boccheggiano area (Southern Tuscany)

Environmental impact of mine wastes in the Boccheggiano area (Southern Tuscany)

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Published by Società italiana di mineralogia e petrologia in Pisa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementM. Benvenuti ... [et al.]
ContributionsBenvenuti, Marco, International Mineralogical Association. General Meeting
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 39
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22074528M

Start studying apes ap test. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. the east side of a perennial stream. The outcrop position in the area of hydrologic impact varies from essentially at the elevation of the stream to perhaps 30 feet above the stream. The mine is overlain by approximately to feet of overburden cover, and was .

  The mine’s wastewater is associated with a 90% drop in macroinvertebrates in the river, which has the potential to affect larger animals in the food chain, such as the platypus. FIGURE The Berkeley mine pit is one of many toxic reservoirs—and environmental challenges—left by mines that produce resources we use every day. The Berkeley pit is a notorious site, but it has plenty of company. Water contamination in and around mines, especially abandoned mines, is one of the greatest environmental challenges facing the.

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that , abandoned mines exist in the U.S., the majority of which lie out West. Colorado is home to ab of them, according to the. This book addresses most of the environmental impacts of sand mining from small rivers The problems and solutions addressed in this book are applicable to all rivers that drain through densely populated tropical coasts undergoing rapid economic growth. Many rivers in the world are drastically being.


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Environmental impact of mine wastes in the Boccheggiano area (Southern Tuscany) Download PDF EPUB FB2

ETx-E T~ s ELJEr VTER Earth-Science Reviews 41 () The environmental impact of mine wastes - Roles of microorganisms and their significance in treatment of mine wastes M. Ledin, K. Pedersen Geborg University, Gundberg Laboratory, Department of General and Marine Microbiology, Medicinaregatan 9C, S 90 Geborg, Sweden Accepted 27 February Abstract Mine wastes Cited by: Mine wastes at the polymetallic deposit of Fenice Capanne (southern Tuscany, Italy).

Mineralogy, geochemistry, and environmental impact Article (PDF Available) in Environmental Earth Sciences 41(3.

the characterization of mine wastes has been demonstrated to be both inexpensive and effective. These surveys are rapidly becoming accepted as integral parts of mine waste characterization programs. INTRODUCTION The release of acidic drainage from abandoned mines, mine tailings impoundments, and waste rock piles is the largest environmental prob.

Mining activity in the Boccheggiano-Fontalcinaldo area (Southern Tuscany) dates back at least to the 16th century AD and lasted up to very recent times. Copper-rich hydrothermal veins, massive pyrite deposits, and their gossans were exploited. Two mine waste dumps (Fontalcinaldo, Fontebona), one flotation tailings impoundment (Gabellino), and one roasting/smelting waste dump (Merse Cited by: Mine site rehabilitation and mine waste science are examples of newly emerging disciplines.

This book has arisen out of teaching mine waste science to undergraduate and graduate science students and the frustration at having no appropriate text which documents the scienti?c fundamentals of such wastes. The Abandoned Mine Site Characterization and Cleanup Handbook (Handbook) is the result of the collective efforts and contributions of a number of individuals.

During the earliest days of Handbook development, Mike Bishop of EPA Region 8 lead the effort to develop a Superfund Mine Waste Reference Document for EPA project managers working on mine.

Boccheggiano mines, Montieri, Grosseto Province, Tuscany, Italy: The object of exploitation has been the so-called 'Boccheggiano lode', a quartz vein with chalcopyrite, pyrite, and other sulfides, sizing over 2 km in length and ranging from 1 to 25 meters in.

Environmental impact of abandoned mine waste: A review In this book, the effects of former mine activities and the related environmental problems are discussed, with the ultimate goal of Author: Claudio Bini. Waste characterisation is the study of the environmental impacts of mining waste during mining, processing and above ground storage of ore prior to treatment.

Waste characterisation needs to consider whether the waste will cause: acid & metalliferous drainage (AMD) saline and/or sodic drainage (i.e.

neutral mine drainage) leaching and mobilisation of metals and toxic compound. Mine wastes are currently sources of environmental contamination, mostly in the form of AMD ().Acid mine waters have caused severe pollution of the fluvial systems, with transference of large amounts of acidity and dissolved PHEs such as Al, As, Cd, Cu, Fe, Mn, Pb, Zn, and anions such as SO 4 2 − (Van Geen et al.,Frau et al., ).In the Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB, Spain), one of the Cited by: 3.

cal for improved environmental impact assessment of mining. There is a need for more in-depth case studies to clarify the biogeochemical and ecological footprint and environmental sustainability of mining.

State-of-the Art analytical techniques and modelling software File Size: 1MB. This book is not designed to be an exhaustive work on mine wastes.

It aims to serve undergraduate students who wish to gain an overview and an understanding of wastes produced in the mineral industry.

An introductory textbook addressing the science of such wastes is not available to students despite the importance of the mineral industry as a resource, wealth and job provider.4/5(1).

Release of toxic elements from rocks and mine wastes at the Furtei gold mine (Sardinia, Italy) This measure should effectively reduce the environmental impact of these materials. Reclamation plans should also include an adequate management of other high-sulphide wastes.

At the request of the Government of Côte d'Ivoire, UN Environment carried out an independent scientific environmental audit of the sites in and around Abidjan that were affected by the dumping of toxic wastes from the “Probo Koala” ship in The objective was to determine if these sites continued to pose risks to the environment or to public health, and to make recommendations about.

Tailings confinement to a restricted site should minimize their environmental impact. The remediation of the environmental impact posed by dumps of rocks containing base metals has been successful in a number of mine sites, taking into consideration the rock geochemistry, the dumps geotechnical properties and the climatic conditions.

The M’fis mining area is a big polymetallic deposit that is rich by galena, pyrite, chalcopyrite, barite, goethite and pyrolusite. Geographically, the main mine of M’fis is situated at 11 km northern of Taouz city and 14 km the eastern of Chaib-Ras mining area (˚N, ˚W). N˚, 60˚N ore sills polymetallic mineralization are Cited by: 1.

Bernd G. Lottermoser Mine Wastes Characterization, Treatment, Environmental Impacts This book has arisen out of teaching mine waste science to undergraduate and There are books which cover the principles and practices of environmental management at mine sites (Hutchison and Ellison ; Mulligan ) and the environmental impacts of.

The objective of this environmental assessment is to explore the extant environmental impact of the Malargue site and propose mitigation measures and steps required for their implementation. The observations, evaluations and conclusions presented in the Environmental Assessment are.

People kayak in the Animas River near Durango, Colo., Aug. 6,in water colored from a mine waste spill. Press Association via AP Images. At the Kokkinopezoula mine, scarred tiers of earth descend toward a lake with a strange red hue.

At the Kokkinoyia mine, visitors can see parts of a railway line and a portion of one of the tunnels. On January 30ththe dam containing toxic waste material from the Baia Mare Aurul gold mine in North Western Romania burst and releasedcubic meters of waste water, heavily.What was the environmental impact of mining?

A. It destroyed wildlife. B. It destroyed hillsides and created polluted runoff. C. It killed fish, deer, and other animals.Watermark’s environmental impact assessment statement states a total of 4, hectares of vegetation will be cleared over the year life of the mine, including hectares of box-gum woodland.