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Prospecting is also called
a) exploration b) removing overburden c) smelting d) none of the answers
A surface mine that involves moving away large amounts of overburden is
a) open pit b) placer c) room and pillar d) long wall
What type of pollution can mining cause
a) all answers are correct b) water c) air d) soil
In smelting this bonds with the impurities
a) flux b) slag c) overburden d) gaunge
An orderly repeating structure is called a
a) mineral b) ore c) slag d) flux
One of the top producing countries of lead is
a) Australia b) Japan c) Canada d) Brazil
These mines may be used later for document storage
a) salt b) lead c) gypsum d) gold
If a mineral is dull and an insulator it is a
a) nonmetal b) metal c) gaunge mineral d) overburden
This mine is a series of small holes
a) gopher b) room and pillar c) long wall d) placer
AMD is
a) acid mine drainage b) acid mineral damage c) accuate mineral damage d) actual mine deployment
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