Alkaline chemicals are added to mitigate acid mine tailings. When water is added to the alkaline chemicals, the exothermic (heat releasing) reaction burned through the cubitainer.

Exothermic reaction

Alkaline chemicals are added to mitigate acid mine tailings. When water is added to the alkaline chemicals, the exothermic (heat releasing) reaction burned through the cubitainer.

chemistry chemical reactions alkaline mine tailings acidic drainage mining water exothermic bases acids

Author(s)Ben Fertig
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2011-01-27
AlbumHuman > Mining
TypePhoto
Dimensions960 x 1280
Filesize265 kB
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Required AttributionBen Fertig, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)