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Environmental evolution and risk assessment of Perry Canyon AML in Washoe County, Nevada
The Perry Canyon abandoned mine land hosts acid mine drainage (AMD) that is forming in underground abandoned mine workings. This AMD may be causing high concentrations of As and Pb in the surface water, soils, and groundwater ...
Removal of heavy metal ions from acid mine drainage by modified ferrite co-precipitation process
(University of Nevada, Reno, 1994)
Acid mine drainage (AMD) is a large environmental problem facing mining, mineral processing and coal preparation plants. Due to long term oxidation and weathering, sulfide bearing tailings and overburdens generate sulfuric ...