Cyanide Spring
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Philip M. Hocker


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This article discusses heap-leach mining of gold, the toxicity of cyanide, and problems that may occur from the use of cyanide in heap-leach mining. The webpage also includes information about how to prevent environmental damage, and address whether cyanide and heap-leaching can be environmentally safe.


Subject: Biology, Geoscience:Geology, Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining, Environmental Science:Waste:Toxic and Hazardous Wastes
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Topics: Earth surface, Biosphere