iberian pyrite belt acid mine drainage

iberian pyrite belt acid mine drainage

POLLUTION OF A RIVER BASIN IMPACTED BY ACID MINE …

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The Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB) is one of the most famous sulfide mining regions in the world. Mining activity in the IPB dates back to prehistoric times, and though today there is no active mining, the pollution continues to generate. The result is acidic drainage containing elevated concentration of …

Hydrochemical characterization of a river affected by acid ...

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Hydrochemical characterization of a river affected by acid mine drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt. Grande JA(1), Santisteban M(1), Valente T(2), de la Torre ML(1), Gomes P(1). Author information: (1)Centro de Investigación para la Ingeniería en Minería Sostenible, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería, Universidad de Huelva, Ctra.

(PDF) Acid mine drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt: 2 ...

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The Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB), SW Spain and Portugal, contains about 100 abandoned mine wastes and galleries that release acid mine drainages (AMD) to the Tinto and …

Acid mine drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt (Odiel river ...

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2005-7-1 · Acid mine drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt (Odiel river watershed, Huelva, SW Spain): Geochemistry, mineralogy and environmental implications. Author links open overlay panel Javier Sánchez España Enrique López Pamo Esther Santofimia Osvaldo Aduvire Jesús Reyes Daniel Barettino.

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The Iberian Pyrite Belt (in southwest Spain and Portugal) is a wide outcrop which hosts massive sulfide deposits, and is responsible for significant acid mine drainage, making it a favorable geological test case for hyperspectral image analysis.

Hydrochemical characterization and evaluation of the ...

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2017-11-6 · The hydrographic network in the Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB) (south-west Europe) is intensively affected by acid mine drainage (AMD) processes. This represents a unique worldwide scenario of extractive mining activity for more than 4,000 years.

THE IBERIAN PYRITE BELT

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2014-3-14 · THE IBERIAN PYRITE BELT 57 The Iberian Pyrite Belt is located in the SW of the Iberian Peninsula, comprising part of Portugal and of the provinces of Huelva and Seville in Spain. It forms an arch about 240 km long and 35 km wide between Seville and the proximities of Grándola in Portugal. Geologically, it belongs to the South Portuguese Zone,

(PDF) Acid Mine Drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt: an ...

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Examples of acid mine drainage generation in mines sites of the Iberian Pyrite Belt: (a) Esperanza mine portal (pH 2.6); (b) Lomero mine portal (pH 2.9); (c) Seepage from a waste pile in ...

Overall hydrochemical characterization of the Iberian ...

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2010-9-1 · Acid mine drainage pollution in the Tinto and Odiel rivers (Iberian Pyrite Belt, SW Spain) and bioavailability of the transported metals to the Huelva Estuary Environ. Int., 33 ( 4 ) ( 2007 ), pp. 445 - …

Acid mine drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt (Odiel river ...

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Acid mine drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt (Odiel river watershed, Huelva, SW Spain): Geochemistry, mineralogy and environmental implications January 2005 Applied Geochemistry 20:1320-1356

Map of impact by acid mine drainage in the river network ...

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The Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB), in the southwest of Europe, is characterized by high levels of contamination by acid mine drainage (AMD) in a large extent of its river network. In this scenario, it is necessary to characterize the degree of pollution of the mining leachates in the AMD-generating sour …

Acid mine drainage treatment by nanofiltration …

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2021-4-22 · Acid mine drainage treatment by nanofiltration membranes: impact of aluminum and iron concentration on membrane performance. 9 2.1 IBERIAN PYRITE BELT In Spain, this whole process was profoundly studied in the Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB), a vast area located in the south of the peninsula, notorious for its non ferrous metal

Comparative of acid drainage process types between two ...

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2006-5-29 · 9th INTERNATIONAL MINE WATER CONGRESS 107 Comparative of acid drainage process types between two streams of the Cobica river in the environment of the Iberian Pyrite Belt (Huelva, Spain) and impact on the Andévalo Dam. Grande J.A. 1, Jiménez Antonio 1, Beltrán R 2., Sáinz A1, Santos J.C 2, de la Torre M.L1, Borrego J 3. 1

Mine Drainage: Research and Development

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2018-12-14 · acid mine drainage (AMD) in the Iberian Pyrite Belt (SW of Spain) was studied and it was concluded that AMD had no a significant influence on the total concentration of Po in the waters of reservoirs, but the acidity had a clear influence on its distribution in dissolved and particulate phases (Blasco et al., 2016).

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2019-5-20 · Portugal Iberian Pyrite Belt Summary: This report provides an update of geoscientific data and information relating south-west Iberian Pyrite Belt, Portugal, and its relation with EGS potentialities, by updating information and ... acid mine drainage (Inverno et al., 2015, Abreu et al., 2010). Active mining: Neves-Corvo ...

Map of impact by acid mine drainage in the river network ...

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2018-5-1 · The Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB), in the southwest of Europe, is characterized by high levels of contamination by acid mine drainage (AMD) in a large extent of its river network. In this scenario, it is necessary to characterize the degree of pollution of the mining leachates in the AMD-generating sources as well as of the main receiving watercourses.

Relationships between sources of acid mine drainage and ...

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In the Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB), southwest Spain, a prolonged and intense mining activity of more than 4,500 years has resulted in almost a hundred mines scattered through the region. After years of inactivity, these mines are still causing high levels of hydrochemical degradation in the fluvial ne …

ECOLOGICAL TREATMENT OF ACID DRAINAGE

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2021-8-9 · In a phenomenon known as Acid Mine Drainage (AMD), these acid leachates with high contents of metals flow into the local Tinto and Odiel rivers, through the Marismas del Odiel Nature Reserve and into an important coastal wetland - the Ría of Huelva Estuary. The effluents from the Odiel River Basin are some of the most contaminated in the world.

(PDF) Acid Mine Drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt: an ...

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Examples of acid mine drainage generation in mines sites of the Iberian Pyrite Belt: (a) Esperanza mine portal (pH 2.6); (b) Lomero mine portal (pH 2.9); (c) Seepage from a …

Acid mine drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt: 1 ...

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2013-4-16 · Acid mine drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt is probably the worst case in the world of surface water pollution associated with mining of sulphide mineral deposits. The Iberian Pyrite Belt is located in SW Iberian Peninsula, and it has been mined during the last 4,500 years. The central and eastern part of the Iberian Pyrite Belt is drained by the Tinto and Odiel rivers, which receive most of ...

Precipitation, pH and metal load in AMD river basins: an ...

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In the present work, Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) processes in the Chorrito Stream, which flows into the Cobica River (Iberian Pyrite Belt, Southwest Spain) are characterized by means of clustering techniques based on fuzzy logic. Also, pH behavior in contrast to precipitation is clearly explained, proving that the influence of rainfall inputs on ...

Acid mine drainage in semi-arid regions: the extent of the ...

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2013-11-23 · Spread throughout the Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB) are numerous reservoirs intended for industrial, agricultural or recreational use. Many of these reservoirs are located in watercourses affected by acid mine drainage (AMD) processes, which means that the water that reaches the dams is low in pH and has a high metal and sulphate load.

Monitoring the Extent of Contamination from Acid Mine ...

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Monitoring the Extent of Contamination from Acid Mine Drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt (SW Spain) Using Hyperspectral Imagery.pdf Available via license: CC BY 4.0 Content may be subject to ...

Acid mine drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt: 2. Lessons ...

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The Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB), SW Spain and Portugal, contains about 100 abandoned mine wastes and galleries that release acid mine drainages (AMD) to the Tinto and Odiel rivers. In situ passive remediation technologies are especially suitable to remediate the drainages of these orphan sites. Howeve …

Assessment of the Environmental Impact of Acid Mine ...

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2021-5-20 · Mining activities at the Portuguese sector of the Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB) have been responsible for the pollution of water, sediments, and biota, caused by the acid mine drainage (AMD) from the tailing deposits. The impact has been felt for years in the rivers and streams receiving AMD from the Aljustrel mine (SW sector of the IPB, Portugal), such as at the Água Forte stream, a tributary of ...

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2017-5-7 · sulfide deposits, and is responsible for significant acid mine drainage (Figure 1), making it a favorable geological test case for hyperspectral image analysis. Pyrite mining has been conducted on the Iberian Pyrite Belt (Southwest Spain and Portugal) for over 5,000 years [11]. Massive sulfide deposits are

Impact of Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) on Water Quality ...

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Aljustrel mining area is located in the Iberian Pyrite Belt, one of the greatest concentrations of massive sulphide deposits that extends from Lousal (Portugal) to Aznalcóllar (Spain). The surrounding streams, Roxo, Água Azeda and Água Forte, are influenced by the erosion of the tailing deposits and the input of acid mine drainage (AMD) from the abandoned Aljustrel pyrite mines, recently ...

Acid mine drainage to be removed from Belt Creek in $26 ...

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2021-10-20 · When completed, the Belt Creek Water Treatment Plant will have the capacity to treat the more than 80 million gallons of acid mine drainage that contaminates Belt Creek each year.

Monitoring the Extent of Contamination from Acid Mine ...

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Monitoring mine waste from sulfide deposits by hyperspectral remote sensing can be used to predict surface water quality by quantitatively estimating acid drainage and metal contamination on a yearly basis. In addition, analysis of the mineralogy of surface …

Acid mine drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt: 2. Lessons ...

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2013-3-19 · The Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB), SW Spain and Portugal, contains about 100 abandoned mine wastes and galleries that release acid mine drainages (AMD) to the Tinto and Odiel rivers. In situ passive remediation technologies are especially suitable to remediate the drainages of these orphan sites. However, traditional remediation systems, designed for coal mines, have been demonstrated …

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2008-11-24 · Acid Mine Drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt: An Overview Acid Mine Drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt: an Overview with Special Emphasis on Generation Mechanisms, Aqueous Composition and Associated Mineral Phases / JAVIER SÁNCHEZ ESPAÑA INTRODUCTION A long history of metalliferous mining in the IPB mining district has left a legacy of ...

Acid mine drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt: 2. Lessons ...

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The Iberian Pyrite Belt (IPB), SW Spain and Portugal, contains about 100 abandoned mine wastes and galleries that release acid mine drainages (AMD) to the Tinto and Odiel rivers. In situ passive remediation technologies are especially suitable to remediate the drainages of these orphan sites.

Hydrochemical characterization of a river affected by acid ...

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2017-2-28 · Hydrochemical characterization of a river affected by acid mine drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt J. A. Grande; J. A. Grande 1 Centro de Investigación para la Ingeniería en Minería Sostenible, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería, Universidad de Huelva, Ctra. Palos de la Frontera s/n. 21819, Palos de la Frontera, Huelva, Spain

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