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Ore deposits -- East (U.S.)

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;...