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Main Title Acid mine drainage formation and abatement.
CORP Author Ohio State University. Research Foundation.
Publisher [Environmental Protection Agency, Water Quality Office],
Year Published 1971
Report Number EPA 14010-FPR-04-71; EPA-140/R-71-008; EPA 140-R-71-008 EPA-DAST-42; 08591,
Stock Number PB-199 835
OCLC Number 00197794
Subjects Acid mine drainage. ; Pyrites. ; Oxidation.
Additional Subjects ( Water pollution ; Mine waters) ; ( Pyrite ; Mine waters) ; Oxidation ; Mathematical models ; Spoil ; Mining ; Chemical reactions ; Microorganisms ; Ferrobacillus ; Thiobacillus ; Oxidation reduction reactions ; Iron ; Sulfides ; Mine acid drainage ; Water pollution control
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 14010-FPR-04-71 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/14/2014
EJBD  EPA 14010-FPR-04-71 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 05/30/2014
ELBD RPS EPA 14010-FPR-04-71 repository copy AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 06/12/2018
NTIS  PB-199 835 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation v, 82 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
The report pertains to at-source control of pyrite oxidation. The current level of knowledge of acid mine drainage formation is critically reviewed, with emphasis on reaction kinetics and reactant and product transport. A reaction system model is developed which provides a conceptual framework for subsequent discussion dealing specifically with the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of pyritic systems encountered in mining situations. Practical considerations of at-source control of acid mine drainage formation in underground mines, spoil banks, and refuse piles are presented. Deficiencies in current knowledge include: Descriptions of the physical environment existing at pyrite oxidation sites in natural systems are far more incomplete that the current understanding of pyrite oxidation kinetics; Oxygen transport is poorly described at this time, but is probably the rate-controlling factor in most instances; Serious questions exist as to the effectiveness of air-sealing techniques as currently practiced; The significance of bacterial catalysis of pyrite oxidation under field conditions has not been established. (Author)
"14010 FPR 04/71." "DAST-42." Prepared for the Environmental Protection Agency, Water Quality Office. Includes bibliographical references.