• Environmental Science
  • Published 2008

Oxidación de jales ricos en pirita en un reactor a escala de banco

  title={Oxidaci{\'o}n de jales ricos en pirita en un reactor a escala de banco},
  author={Liz{\'a}rraga M Mendiola and Liliana Guadalupe},
The mining industry is a relevant economical activity in Mexico. However, it is also one of the industries that generate more wastes. Tailings (“jales” in Spanish from the aztec term “xalli”, fine sands) figure among them. Mexican standards define tailings as “solid wastes generated in the primary operations of separation and concentration of minerals” and tailings pond or dam, the deposits where they are disposed of, as “engineering constructions for the storage and final disposal of the… CONTINUE READING


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