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Rum Jungle Mine Rehabilitation : Treatment of Whites & the Intermediate & Opencut Waters.



Rum Jungle Mine Rehabilitation : Treatment of Whites & the Intermediate & Opencut Waters.


E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report ; 7/1986




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Dept. of Mines and Energy

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Report ; 7/1986

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Technical Report WRD86007 Viewed at 15:07:26 on 29/07/2010 Page 4 of 35. I I I' I, iJ 1 I ~I -, :1 tt ~I -I I CHE~~ICAl, PROPt:2TIES OF THE O?F,~~ CD? ~j;"-:"ERS PEUG? '1'0 ?R:::A'! ME:~'l' 2.1 ~hi~es Crp~ Cut Water fj 3 ~'lhit0S open cut ccntai.-I,S ar;pro;.;.imately 2. -: :-: 10 ;:J. of 'c .. ate::-, a:;.c is abOc:t 50 metres in depth. 'ThE> c;-:'.:rr:iC',~l pro~,e:::.-ties of 'iih':t,s f:.pEn r_;~ wa-+::e~ ",,".ore t!lc s'J.bj-e(;:' cf a nUffibe~ of stu~ics {?ferc~ces 1 to L 2nc water bcdy was foun~ to be complex In c~ernica1 from the surface to ebc~t 15 metres co~siste~ o~ ccs~os i"':. i or. a nu;ntf?~ o~ che~ccl~ns and The ~onstant ~~o~ about 15 metres depth to chemica! cCffiposition t:;e D0t::OP.';. The wate= body was uniform in ccmrositicn ~O~ any give~ The system ~a5 dynamic in that seasonal tempe=ature fl~ctuatians 0cc~rrca throughout th~ ~2tcr body ana chemical variaticns occu.::-red near the surface. Che.mic-al w.ate~ ~IJE'.lity varied OV~?::: the top IS metres of water. The 5?e-ci:fic canduct:..ance varied from approxIJ:1,ateJ.y 4500 microsie:nens/cm -at the surface to approximately 9500 ~icrosiemens/cm from 15 metres and below. A large density difference of approximately the surface water and water at 15 metres. ",. .. - .. ~,' , 3 KS/~ existed bet'r.''2c:1

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