Pluvial percolation in pyrite-bearing coal stockpiles (Percolação pluvial em pilhas de carvão mineral)

  • Danielle Andrade, Danielle Andrade Pimentel, José Aurélio Medeiros da Luz
  • Published 2009

Abstract

Acid mine drainage is a main environmental problem linked to coal and sulfide ore mining. Its treatment usually involves alkalinization and subsequent precipitation and immobilization of the dissolved species. Rainfalls over stockpiles can cause a very similar phenomenon. This work aimed to study the effluents from such a leaching process in steam-coal… (More)

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