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Mines and mineral resources -- East (U.S.)

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View Resource Environmental Processes that Affect Mineral Deposits in the Eastern United States

This site offers a handout recently released from the USGS that focuses upon issues of acid mine drainage. The text emphasizes that remediation techniques must be tailored to a site's specific climatic and hydrologic setting. Preliminary research results on the following localities are discussed: Bald Mountain, Maine; Fontana and Hazel Creek Mines, Great Smoky Mountains; the Vermont Copper Belt;...

https://pubs.usgs.gov/info/seal1/