Preliminary Results of the Water Flow Modeling in an Acid Drainage Generating Waste Rock Pile Located at the Uranium Mining Site of Poços De Caldas – Brazil 1

The first uranium production center in Brazil began operation in 1982. After 13 years of a non-continuous operation, the mining activities were suspended definitively. Uranium was extracted by open pit mining. Operations gave rise to approximately 12.4×10 m of waste rock, while the mill process generated a volume of approximately 2.39×10 m of tailings… (More)