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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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Lena Alakangas

Lena Alakangas, Professor

Organisation: Applied Geochemistry, Geosciences and Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 491396
Room: T2311 - Luleå»