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TAILINGS

EPA Terms of Environment Dictionary
Residue of raw material or waste separated out during the processing of crops or mineral ores.
Provided as a public service by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPA Glossary of Climate Change Terms
Rock and other waste materials removed as impurities when minerals are mined and mineral deposits are processed. These materials are usually dumped on the ground or into ponds.
Provided as a public service by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Reference list click here.
Environmental Engineering Dictionary
The waste material remaining after metal is extracted from ore.

 

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A POSTERIORI CLA...A PRIORI CLASSIF...A&C
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