Photos of the historic mines near Butte, Montana. Mining History Association . 12th Annual Conference, June 14-17, 2001. Montana Tech
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Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining This appendix is meant to provide a brief review of the literature with regard to environmental and social impacts from mining, as well as key regulatory issues.
Mining: Mining, process of extracting useful minerals from the surface of the Earth, including the seas. A mineral, with a few exceptions, is an inorganic substance occurring in nature that has a definite chemical composition and distinctive physical properties or molecular structure.
The Lower-grade sources of iron ore generally require beneficiation, using techniques like crushing, milling, gravity or heavy media separation, screening, and silica froth flotation to improve the concentration of the ore and remove impurities.
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