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Courses at Luleå university of technology

Mine Waste

7.5 Credits, Course, master's level, L7016K
The course contains different types of mine wastes and mine waste production. Weathering of sulphidic mine wastes: acid-producing and acid-buffering reactions. Formation and dissolution of secondary minerals. Geochemical tests. Passive and active remediation methods. Oxygen diffusion. Mine waters: classification, processes and treatment.


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Oscar Paulsson, Researcher

Organisation: Applied Geochemistry, Geosciences and Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 491051