Environmental Considerations Related to Mining of Nonfuel Minerals

Online link https://doi.org/10.3133/pp1802B
Description A key aspect of identifying and mitigating environmental risks of mining is understanding how they vary from one deposit type to another—a concept that forms the basis for geoenvironmental mineral-deposit models.
Originators Seal, Robert R. II; Piatak, Nadine M.; Kimball, Bryn E.; and Hammarstrom, Jane M.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1802

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