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PubTalk 7/2018— Extreme acid mine drainage at Iron Mountain California

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Title: Iron Mountain, California: An Extreme Acid Mine Drainage Environment

  • "The world's most acid water" — explaining negative pH
  • Colorful mineral salts that store metals and acidity in underground mine workings
  • Microbial iron oxidation and formation of pipe scale in the water treatment system
  • Challenges and successes of environmental remediation by USEPA's Superfund program




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