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Pyrite Oxidation and its Control

By: VP Evangelou

294 pages, Figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #48781 | ISBN: 0849347327
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Pyrite Oxidation and its Control is the single available text on the market that presents the latest findings on pyrite oxidation and acid mine drainage (AMD). This new information is an indispensable reference for generating new concepts and technologies for controlling pyrite oxidation.This book focuses on pyrite oxidation theory, experimental findings on oxidation mechanisms, as well as applications and limitations of amelioration technologies. The text also includes discussions on the theory and potential application of novel pyrite microencapsulation technologies for controlling pyrite oxidation currently under investigation in the author's laboratory.


Review of Basic Concepts of Surface Chemistry and Chemistry and Control of Acid DrainageA Review on Solution/Mineral ChemistryChemical and Electro-Physical Properties of Geologic MaterialChemical and Physical Properties of Mine WasteAcid Drainage Production Chemistry and PredictionAcid Drainage Control and Its LimitationsMolecular Chemistry of Pyrite Oxidation/Kinetics/Electro-ChemistryMechanisms and Kinetics of Pyrite OxidationElectrochemistry of PyriteRole of Bacteria on Pyrite OxidationRole of Bacteria on Pyrite OxidationAdvances on Pyrite Microencapsulation TechnologiesPhosphate Influence on Pyrite OxidationInfluence of pH, Temperature, H2O2 and Phosphate Concentration on Microencapsulating PyritePotential Application of Pyrite Microencapsulation in Coal WasteAdvancement of Pyrite Microencapsulation in Coal WasteEpilogueConclusionsReferences

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