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Latest Sulfide mining Stories

2012-05-23 02:23:15

MINNEAPOLIS, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This week marks the official start of cabin season. It also marks the kick-off of Mining Truth, an initiative encouraging Minnesotans to learn more about sulfide mining - a controversial issue facing all Minnesotans, especially those who live, work or travel in the northern part of our state. Sulfide mining produces metals like copper, nickel and gold, but its byproducts include sulfuric acid and toxic contaminants. Two sulfide mines are proposed in...

Latest Sulfide mining Reference Libraries

2005-05-26 10:59:49

Galena is a lead ore. This article describes Galena's mineral properties. In its chemically purified form, Galena is known as Lead Sulfide; refer to that article for chemical and industrial uses. Galena is one of the most abundant and widely distributed sulfide minerals, and is the most common ore of lead. Crystals are usually cubic, sometimes octahedral. It is often associated with the minerals sphalerite and fluorite. Galena deposits sometimes contain significant amounts of silver as an...

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