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Copper, Lead, Zinc, Gold, and Silver Waste Disposal Activities and Practices in the United States.

Authors
Coppa-LV
Source
NTIS: PB/85-154706 :195 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10004341
Abstract
This Bureau of Mines report is an inventory of the amount and type of mill tailings created from the lode-mine commodities (copper, lead, zinc, gold, and silver) on a state and county basis between the years 1911 and 1981. The report contains tables and base maps cataloging the amounts of tailings created in each county on a decade basis. Mine waste and mill tailings disposal practices and technological advances and changes in the milling are discussed. Also included is a discussion of the material content typical to tailings produced from these five commodities.
Publication Date
19840101
Document Type
CP;
Fiscal Year
1984
NTIS Accession No.
PB85-154706
NTIS Price
A10
Identifying No.
OFR 4-85
NIOSH Division
WO;
Source Name
NTIS: PB/85-154706
Performing Organization
Div. of Minerals Availability
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