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Metal mining and the environment - a bibliography

Rebecca A. Christie

Metal mining and the environment - a bibliography

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Published by Washington State Dept. of Natural Resources in [Olympia, WA] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Environmental aspects -- Washington (State) -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Rebecca A. Christie..
    SeriesOpen file report -- 94-16, Open file report (Washington (State). Division of Geology and Earth Resources) -- 94-16.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p. ;
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13621749M

    Smelting is a process of applying heat to ore in order to extract a base is a form of extractive is used to extract many metals from their ores, including silver, iron, copper, and other base ng uses heat and a chemical reducing agent to decompose the ore, driving off other elements as gases or slag and leaving the metal base behind.   The metals and mining sector is the industry dedicated to the location and extraction of metal and mineral reserves around the world. Global reserves of metals and minerals are mined for profit. Mercury is a heavy metal that occurs naturally in minerals and rocks. Release of mercury from natural sources has been relatively constant over time. However, anthropogenic release of mercury has increased significantly in recent years primarily due to increased fossil fuel mining and combustion.


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