E3S Web Conf.
Volume 98, 201916th International Symposium on Water-Rock Interaction (WRI-16) and 13th International Symposium on Applied Isotope Geochemistry (1st IAGC International Conference)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Geological Evolution of Water-Rock System: Mechanisms, Processes, Factors, Stages. The Session Dedicated to Stepan Shvartsev’s Memory|
|Published online||07 June 2019|
Storage and processing of acid waste waters of mining enterprises
Geological Institute Siberian Branch Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
2 Southwest Research and Information Center, USA
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In the present work, the formation of the chemical composition of acid mine waters in the area of waste disposal of mining and processing of tungsten ores of Transbaikalia (Russia) is considered. It is shown that during long-term storage of processing waste in the pore space, acidic waters with a high content of rare-earth elements accumulate. During the recycling of waste in the washings, a change occurs in the ratio of light and heavy rare earth elements. When water is neutralized with limestone, solid phases of these elements are formed, which can be extracted.
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