Close
Home » Nonfiction » Wim Salomons » Mercury from Gold and Silver Mining

April 15 , 2018

Mercury from Gold and Silver Mining

A Chemical Time Bomb?
Read Ebooks - its cool!

Overview

Due to its inherent characteristics, mercury contamination from gold mining is a major environmental problem compared to past mercury contamination from industrial point sources. The worsening of social-economical conditions and increasing gold prices in the late 1970s resulted in a new rush for gold by individual entrepreneurs for whom Hg amalgamation is a cheap and easily carried out operation. Even after the present-day mining areas are exhausted, the mercury left behind will remain part of the biochemical cycle of the tropical forest. This book reviews the current information on mercury from gold mining, its cycling in the environment and its long-term ecotoxicological impact. The book is illustrated with numerous diagrams and photographs.


How to download book

Buy this book

You can buy this book now only for $80.59. This is the lowest price for this book.

Buy book

Download book free

If you want to download this book for free, please register, approve your account and get one book for free.

Register




After that you may download book «Mercury from Gold and Silver Mining»: