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Abstract

Tailing ponds are seen today both as polluting factors and mineral resources. Investigating their properties, calculating their volumes, evaluating their metal stocks and their acid drainage potential are critical issues both for the industry and the environmental agencies. These objectives appear today as an important and obvious environmental problem, which, in nowadays’ concept of social, economical and ethical development, requests a careful and complex approach of which results must end up at a fast and efficient solving of the problem, respecting meanwhile the sustainable development principles. This study showed that geoelectric investigations can differentiate the oxidation and reduction zones. Volumes for these two zones were calculated.

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2012-06-04
2022-05-27
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