Clay Settling Ponds - Florida Industrial and Phosphate ...

The finest particles of clay, sand and phosphate are separated in machines called cyclones during the first stages of beneficiation. They are suspended in a watery

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Phosphate Mining Clay Settling Areas -- An Innovative ...

2019-5-11  In older Clay Settling Pond Areas (called Slime Pits), heavy clay soils can reach depths of over 60 feet. Efforts to reclaim or restore CSAs are challenging given the

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The Risks of Mining for Phosphate

2021-7-18  Slime ponds (clay settling areas) contain a majority of the total radioactivity associated with phosphate mining and pose a considerable threat to human health. During

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Hydrologic simulation of clay‐settling areas in the ...

2012-6-3  Clay‐settling areas (CSAs) are one of the most conspicuous and development‐limiting landforms remaining after phosphate mining.

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The Nature of Soils Planting on Phosphate Mining Clay ...

2019-5-11  The Problem with Heavy Clay Soils and Tree/Flora Establishment: After decades of Research on Phosphate Mining Clay Settling Areas, the following points are

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SL423/SS636: Sand-Clay Mix in Phosphate Mine

Storing phosphatic clay by-products of phosphate mining and beneficiation is considered by industry people to be the most significant reclamation challenge in

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Hydrological connectivity between clay settling areas and ...

2020-2-19  Clay settling areas (CSAs) are waste products of phosphate mining in peninsular Florida. Phosphate-rich deposits cover much of peninsular Florida. Where mined

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Lateral macropore dominated flow on a clay settling area ...

2020-10-13  Lateral Macropore Dominated Flow on a Clay Settling Areas in the Phosphate Mining District, Peninsular Florida, Natalie E. Pechenik ABSTRACT The objective of

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They include molten sulfur, sulfuric acid, phosphoric acid, ammonia and phosphatic clay. At the mining areas slurry is moved several miles by pipeline to the

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Phosphogypsum Facts: Issues Surrounding Phosphate

2004-2-13  Mulberry Phosphate: 54 million gallons of phosphogypsum process water spilled when a dam breaks. Oct. 1994 Cargill: 20 million gallons of water from a sand tailings

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The Risks of Mining for Phosphate

2021-7-18  Slime ponds (clay settling areas) contain a majority of the total radioactivity associated with phosphate mining and pose a considerable threat to human health. During the process of mining phosphate, radon-222 routinely escapes into the atmosphere where it travels long distances.

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Hydrological connectivity between clay settling areas and ...

2020-2-19  Clay settling areas (CSAs) are waste products of phosphate mining in peninsular Florida. Phosphate-rich deposits cover much of peninsular Florida. Where mined, the phosphate-rich layer averages 3-4 m in thickness and is buried beneath an overburden layer that is typically 4-8 m in thickness. The phosphate-rich layer is ~50-60 % clay, ~30

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Hydrology of Clay Settling Areas and Surrounding ...

Hydrology of Clay Settling Areas and Surrounding Landscapes in the Phosphate Mining District, Peninsular Florida1

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Lateral macropore dominated flow on a clay settling area ...

2020-10-13  Lateral Macropore Dominated Flow on a Clay Settling Areas in the Phosphate Mining District, Peninsular Florida, Natalie E. Pechenik ABSTRACT The objective of this study was to use an applied tracer to study lateral ground water flow paths in the top ~0.5 m of clay settling areas (CSA) in order to gain better understanding of

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Lateral macropore dominated flow on a clay settling area ...

Reclaimed Phosphate Clay Settling Area Investigation: Hydrologic Model Calibration and Ultimate Clay Elevation Prediction. Publication No. 03-109-176, Florida Institute of Phosphate Research ...

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Hydrologic simulation of clay-settling areas in the ...

Hydrologic simulation of clay-settling areas in the phosphate mining district, Florida

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The influence of CO2 mitigation incentives on ...

2009-5-1  During phosphate mining, clays are washed from phosphate ore, and the resulting slurry of water and clay is pumped into clay settling areas (CSAs). CSAs comprise about 40% of the phosphate-mine lands and are 10–20 m deep. There are approximately 647 Mm 2 (160,000 acres) of undeveloped CSAs in central Florida .

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Glenn Compton: Fight phosphate rezoning - Opinion ...

2017-1-3  Approximately 40 percent of the mined-out lands have been left in toxic-waste clay settling areas, according to a report by the Florida Industrial and Phosphate Research Institute. Since the onset ...

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Phosphogypsum Facts: Issues Surrounding Phosphate

2004-2-13  Mulberry Phosphate: 54 million gallons of phosphogypsum process water spilled when a dam breaks. Oct. 1994 Cargill: 20 million gallons of water from a sand tailings pit spills into Peace River near Fort Meade. Nov. 1994 IMC-Agrico: Nearly 500 million gallons of water from a clay settling pond floods into the Alafia

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Matching Tree Species to Site Conditions in Phosphate

The PowerPoint PPT presentation: "Matching Tree Species to Site Conditions in Phosphate Clay Settling Areas" is the property of its rightful owner. Do you have PowerPoint slides to share? If so, share your PPT presentation slides online with PowerShow.

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Clay Settling Ponds - Florida Industrial and Phosphate ...

After several years the clay settling areas are only about 25% solids. The phosphate industry leaves about 40% of the land it mines behind in clay settling areas. Research has proven that there are uses for the land, but the uses are limited by the properties of the clay that leave the settling areas

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Phosphate Mining Clay Settling Areas -- An Innovative ...

2019-5-11  Mining's Settling Ponds Opinions On Mining Risks Florida Phosphate Council Concerns With Mining. ORNL Eucalyptus Study: Water Use Quality Soils Biodiversity. Return to Our Homepage. Blog on Phosphate Mining! Phosphate Mining Clay Settling Areas

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The Risks of Mining for Phosphate

2021-7-18  2021-7-18  Slime ponds (clay settling areas) contain a majority of the total radioactivity associated with phosphate mining and pose a considerable threat to human health. During the process of mining phosphate, radon-222 routinely escapes into the atmosphere where it travels long distances.

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Hydrologic simulation of clay‐settling areas in the ...

2012-6-3  Clay‐settling areas (CSAs) are one of the most conspicuous and development‐limiting landforms remaining after phosphate mining. Many questions are asked by the mining and regulatory communities with regard to the correct modelling (predictive) methods and assumptions that should be used to yield viable hydrologic post‐reclamation ...

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Radioactivity and Phosphatic Clay Ponds - Florida Poly

A mineralized soil in an unmined area has about 10 pCi/g of radioactivity. A clay settling area has up to 40 pCi/g of radioactivity. [pCi/g (picocuries/gram), as explained in the segment explaining why phosphogypsum is stacked, is a measurement used to

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Hydrologic simulation of clay‐settling areas in the ...

2012-6-3  Clay-settling areas (CSAs) are one of the most conspicuous and development-limiting landforms remaining after phosphate mining. Many questions are asked by the mining and regulatory communities with regard to the correct modelling (predictive) methods and assumptions that should be used to yield viable hydrologic post-reclamation landforms ...

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The Nature of Soils Planting on Phosphate Mining Clay ...

2019-5-11  The Problem with Heavy Clay Soils and Tree/Flora Establishment: After decades of Research on Phosphate Mining Clay Settling Areas, the following points are well established in scientific literature -- that CSA Soils are: Heavily Compacted (Bulk Density). Have a high pH (from ~7.5 to 8.0). Are Nitrogen Deficient (Carbon to Nitrogen Ratio)

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Hydrological connectivity between clay settling areas and ...

2020-2-19  Clay settling areas (CSAs) are waste products of phosphate mining in peninsular Florida. Phosphate-rich deposits cover much of peninsular Florida. Where mined, the phosphate-rich layer averages 3-4 m in thickness and is buried beneath an overburden layer that is typically 4-8 m in thickness. The phosphate-rich layer is ~50-60 % clay, ~30

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Lateral macropore dominated flow on a clay settling area ...

2020-10-13  2020-10-13  Lateral Macropore Dominated Flow on a Clay Settling Areas in the Phosphate Mining District, Peninsular Florida, Natalie E. Pechenik ABSTRACT The objective of this study was to use an applied tracer to study lateral ground water flow paths in the top ~0.5 m of clay settling areas (CSA) in order to gain better understanding of

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SL423/SS636: Sand-Clay Mix in Phosphate Mine

The two predominant methods of clay storage include conventional clay settling areas (CSAs) and sand-clay mix areas. After reclamation, both areas can be put to a wide variety of beneficial uses. Sand-clay mix areas will have lower dam walls and appear more natural in the landscape.

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