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Main Title Redistribution of Accessory Elements in Mining and Mineral Processing. Part II. Uranium, Phosphate, and Alumina.
CORP Author National Research Council, Washington, DC.;Bureau of Mines, Washington, DC.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
Year Published 1979
Report Number ISBN-0-309-02899-X;
Stock Number PB83-157750
Additional Subjects Mining ; Materials recovery ; Pollution ; Uranium ores ; Phosphate deposits ; Aluminum ores ; Benification ; Processing ; Byproducts ; Aluminum oxide ; Environment impacts ; Tailings ; Wastes ; Solid waste disposal ; Pollution control
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB83-157750 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 181p
Abstract The principal objectives of the study are to examine potentially harmful consequences of element redistribution on the environment and to assess the opportunities for economic byproduct recovery of accessory elements. Attention is focused on mining and processing methods because of the important role of technology in the redistribution and recovery of accessory elements and compounds. The study also points out research needed for improving our understanding of environmental consequences and byproduct potential of large-scale mining activities. A principal reason for the study is the expectation that major increases in domestic production of many mineral commodities will occur, either as a result of changing national policies or actions abroad, which may result in important byproduct recovery. The report does not address health problems that might result from the redistribution of accessory elements, but it does discuss redistribution pathways through which toxic elements may reach the environment, thus providing an alert to potential health hazards.
Supplementary Notes Library of Congress catalog card no. 79-90468. Sponsored in part by Bureau of Mines, Washington, DC., and Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. See also Part 1, PB83-157768.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept.
PUB Date Free Form 1979
Category Codes 8I; 48A; 68C; 68D; 68F
NTIS Prices PC A09/MF A01
Primary Description 100/00
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 315019733
Origin NTIS
Type CAT