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Pyrite Oxidation and Its Control

1st Edition

By V. P. Evangelou

CRC Press

293 pages

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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.

Table of Contents

Review of Basic Concepts of Surface Chemistry and Chemistry and Control of Acid Drainage

A Review on Solution/Mineral Chemistry

Chemical and Electro-Physical Properties of Geologic Material

Chemical and Physical Properties of Mine Waste

Acid Drainage Production Chemistry and Prediction

Acid Drainage Control and Its Limitations

Molecular Chemistry of Pyrite Oxidation/Kinetics/Electro-Chemistry

Mechanisms and Kinetics of Pyrite Oxidation

Electrochemistry of Pyrite

Role of Bacteria on Pyrite Oxidation

Role of Bacteria on Pyrite Oxidation

Advances on Pyrite Microencapsulation Technologies

Phosphate Influence on Pyrite Oxidation

Influence of pH, Temperature, H2O2 and Phosphate Concentration on Microencapsulating Pyrite

Potential Application of Pyrite Microencapsulation in Coal Waste

Advancement of Pyrite Microencapsulation in Coal Waste

Epilogue

Conclusions

References

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General