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Publications of the Mine Waste Characterization Project Team


Manuscripts:

Anderson, A.L., Campbell, D.L., and Beanland, Shay, 2001, Laboratory measurements of electrical properties of composite mine dump samples from Colorado and New Mexico, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-0158, 55 p.

Campbell, D.L., 2000, Annotated bibliography of geophysical methods for characterizing mine waste, late-1994 through early-2000: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-428, 12 p.

Campbell, D.L., 2001, Spectral induced polarization measurements at the Main Iron Incline mine dump near Leadville, Colorado, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-0315, 9 p.

Campbell, D.L., and Beanland, Shay, 2001, Spectral induced polarization measurements at the Carlisle mine dump, New Mexico, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-0363, 11 p.

Campbell, D.L., and Fitterman, D.V., 2000, Geoelectrical methods for investigating mine dumps (PDF file, 251 KB), in Proceedings from the Fifth International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD2000), Denver, Colorado, May 21-24, 2000: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., v. II, p. 1513-1523.

Campbell, D.L., Fitterman, D.V., Hein, A.S., and Jones, D.P., 1998, Spectral induced polarization studies of mine dumps near Silverton, Colorado, in Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, Chicago, Illinois, March 23-27, 1998, p. 761-769.

Campbell, D.L., and Horton, R.J., 2000, Geoelectrical laboratory and field studies of materials from the Tucson mine dump near Leadville, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-312, 72 p.

Campbell, D.L., and Horton, R.J., 2000, Graphs and tables used to describe electrical measurements of samples of unconsolidated material, USGS Petrophysical Laboratory, Denver: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-377, 16 p.

Campbell, D.L., and Horton, R.J., 2000, Spectral induced polarization studies of mine waste piles in Colorado and New Mexico, in Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, Denver, Colorado, March 4-7, 2001: Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society.

Campbell, D.L., Horton, R.J., and Beanland, Shay, 2000, Geoelectrical laboratory measurements of materials from the May Day Mine dump, southwestern Colorado (PDF file, 2 MB): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-0382, 26 p.

Campbell, D.L., Horton, R.J., Bisdorf, R.J., Fey, D.L., Powers, M.H., and Fitterman, D.V., 1999, Some geophysical methods for tailings/mine waste work, in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste '99, Fort Collins, Colorado, January 24-27, 1999: Rotterdam, A.A. Balkema, p. 35-43.

Campbell, D.L., Wynn, J.C., Box, S.E., Bookstrom, A.A., and Horton, R.J., 1997, Tests of ground penetrating radar and induced polarization for mapping fluvial mine tailings on the floor of Coeur d'Alene River, Idaho, in Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, Reno, Nevada, March 23-27, 1997, p. 81-88.

Desborough, G.A., and Crock, J.G., 1996, Potential use of clinoptilolite-rich rocks for capture and retention of soluble lead in aqueous systems such as soils, contaminated drainages, and waste water: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-715, 14 p.

Desborough, G.A., and Crock, J.G., 1997, Cu, Zn, and Pb exchange capacities of clinoptilolite-rich rocks in low Ca and low K acidic water: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-0277, 8 p.

Desborough, G.A., Leinz, R., Smith, K., Hageman, P., Fey, D., and Nash, T., 1999, Acid generation and metal mobility of some metal-mining related wastes in Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-322, 18 p.

Desborough, G.A., Leinz, R.W., Sutley, S.J., Briggs, P.H., Swayze, G.A., Smith, K.S., and Breit, G.N., 2000, Leaching studies of schwertmannite-rich precipitates from the Animas River headwaters, Colorado, and Boulder River headwaters, Montana: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-004, 16 p.

Gilbert, J.S., O'Meara, P.M., Crock, J.G., Wildeman, T.R., and Desborough, G.A., 1999, Adsorption capabilities of clinoptilolite-rich rocks relating to mine drainage remediation, in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste '99, Fort Collins, Colorado, January 24-27, 1999: Rotterdam, A.A. Balkema, p. 515-524.

Gilbert, J.S., O'Meara, P.M., Crock, J.G., Wildeman, T.R., and Desborough, G.A., 1999, Adsorption capabilities of selected clinoptilolite-rich rocks as it relates to mine drainage remediation: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-0017, 50 p.

Hageman, P.L., and Briggs, P.H., 2000, A simple field leach test for rapid screening and qualitative characterization of mine waste dump material on abandoned mine lands (PDF file, 2.3 MB), in Proceedings from the Fifth International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD2000), Denver, Colorado, May 21-24, 2000: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., v. II, p. 1463-1475.

Hageman, P.L., Briggs, P.H., Desborough, G.A., Lamothe, P.J., and Theodorakos, P.J., 2000, Synthetic precipitation leaching procedure (SPLP) leachate chemistry data for solid mine-waste composite samples from southwestern New Mexico, and Leadville, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-0033, 18 p.

Hageman, P.L., Desborough, G.A., Lamothe, P.J., and Theodorakos, P.J., 2000, Update and revisions for Open-File Report 98-624, synthetic precipitation leaching procedure (SPLP) leachate chemistry data for solid mine-waste composite samples from the Silverton and Leadville districts in Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-0150, 16 p.

Hammarstrom, J.M., and Smith, K.S., 2002, Geochemical and mineralogic characterization of solids and their effects on waters in metal-mining environments, in R.R. Seal II and N.K. Foley, eds., Progress on Geoenvironmental Models for Selected Mineral Deposit Types, Chapter B: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-0195 (on-line Version 1.0).

Hein, A.S., and Fitterman, D.V., 1998, Topographic surveys of selected mine dumps near Silverton and Leadville, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-0588, 38 p.

Leinz, R.W., Sutley, S.J., and Briggs, P.H., 1999, The use of sequential extractions for the chemical speciation of mine wastes, in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste '99, Fort Collins, Colorado, January 24-27, 1999: Rotterdam, A.A. Balkema, p. 555-561.

Leinz, R.W., Sutley, S.J., Desborough, G.A., and Briggs, P.H., 2000, An investigation of the partitioning of metals in mine wastes using sequential extractions (PDF file, 425 KB), in Proceedings from the Fifth International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD2000), Denver, Colorado, May 21-24, 2000: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., v. II, p. 1489-1499.

Montour, M.R., Hageman, P.L., Meier, A.L., Theodorakos, P., and Briggs, P.H., 1998, EPA Method 1312 (synthetic precipitation leaching procedure) leachate chemistry data for solid mine waste composite samples from Silverton and Leadville, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-624, 24 p.

Montour, M.R., Hageman, P.L., Meier, A.L., Theodorakos, P., and Briggs, P.H., 1998, Leachate chemistry data for solid mine waste composite samples from Silverton and Leadville, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-621, 46 p.

Roth, M.L., 1996, Sample analysis and modeling to determine GPR capacity for mapping fluvial mine tailings in the Coeur d'Alene River channel: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-515, 35 p.

Smith, B.D., Campbell, D.L., and Wright, W.G., 2000, Using resistivity to map acidic mine waters at the Mayday mine dump, Silverton, Colorado, in Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, March 4-7, 2001, Denver, Colorado, March 4-7, 2001: Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society.

Smith, K.S., Briggs, P.H., Campbell, D.L., Castle, C.J., Desborough, G.A., Eppinger, R.G., III, Fitterman, D.V., Hageman, P.L., Leinz, R.W., Meeker, G.P., Stanton, M.R., Sutley, S.J., Swayze, G.A., and Yager, D.B., 2000, Tools for the rapid screening and characterization of historical metal-mining waste dumps (PDF file, 40 KB), in Proceedings of the 2000 Billings Land Reclamation Symposium, Billings, Montana, March 20-24, 2000: Bozeman, Montana State University, Reclamation Research Unit Publication No. 00-01 (CD-ROM), p. 435-442.

Smith, K.S., Campbell, D.L., Desborough, G.A., Hageman, P.L., Leinz, R.W., Stanton, M.R., Sutley, S.J., Swayze, G.A., and Yager, D.B., 2002, Toolkit for the rapid screening and characterization of waste piles on abandoned mine lands, in R.R. Seal II and N.K. Foley, eds., Progress on Geoenvironmental Models for Selected Mineral Deposit Types, Chapter C: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-0195 (on-line Version 1.0).

Smith, K.S., Ramsey, C.A,., and Hageman, P.L., 2000, Sampling strategy for the rapid screening of mine-waste dumps on abandoned mine lands (PDF file, 195 KB), in Proceedings from the Fifth International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD2000), Denver, Colorado, May 21-24, 2000: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., v. II, p. 1453-1461.

Stanton, M.R., 2000, The role of weathering in trace metal redistributions in the May Day mine dump near Silverton, Colorado (PDF file, 182 KB), in Proceedings from the Fifth International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD2000), Denver, Colorado, May 21-24, 2000: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., v. II, p. 1501-1509

Swayze, G.A., Clark, R.N., Hageman, P.L., Smith, K.S., Sutley, S.J., Briggs, P.H., Singleton, M.J., Meier, A.L., Pearson, R.M., and Rust, G.S., 1998, Using imaging spectroscopy to cost-effectively locate acid-generating minerals at mine sites: an example from the California Gulch Superfund Site at Leadville, Colorado, in 1998. Airborne Geoscience Workshop Proceedings: Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pub. 97-21, p. 385-389.

Swayze, G.A., Clark, R.N., Pearson, R.M., and Livo, K.E., 1996, Mapping acid-generating minerals at the California Gulch Superfund Site in Leadville, Colorado using imaging spectroscopy, in Summaries of the Sixth Annual JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop: Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pub. 96-4, p. 231-234.

Swayze, G.A., Smith K.S., Clark, R.N., and Sutley, S.J., 2000, Imaging spectroscopy: a new screening tool for mapping acidic mine waste, in Proceedings from the Fifth International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD2000), Denver, Colorado, May 21-24, 2000: Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Inc., v. II, p. 1531-1539.

Swayze, G.A., Smith K.S., Clark, R.N., Sutley, S.J., Pearson, R.M., Vance, J.S., Hageman, P.L., Briggs, P.H., Meier, A.L., Singleton, M.J., and Roth, S., 2000, Using imaging spectroscopy to map acidic mine waste: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 34, p. 47-54.

Vaughn, R.B., Horton, R.J., Stanton, M.R., Fey, D., Sutley, S. and Theodorakos, P., 1999, Antfarms: mine dump simulation studies in the laboratory, in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste '99, Fort Collins, Colorado, January 24-27, 1999: Rotterdam, A.A. Balkema, p. 465-474.

Vaughn, R.B., Stanton, M.R., and Horton, R.J., 1999, A year in the life of a mine dump: a diachronic case study, in Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Tailings and Mine Waste '99, Fort Collins, Colorado, January 24-27, 1999: Rotterdam, A.A. Balkema, p. 475-484.

Yager, D.B., and Stanton, M.R., 2000, Multidimensional spatial modeling of the May Day mine waste pile, Silverton, Colorado (PDF file, 202 KB), in Proceedings from the Fifth International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage (ICARD2000), Denver, Colorado, May 21-24, 2000: Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Inc., v. I, p. 297-301.


Abstracts:

Briggs, P.H., and Tuttle, M.L., 2000, Investigating the forms of sulfur in historic mine-waste piles from Colorado and New Mexico: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, no. 7, A180.

Campbell, D.L., Fitterman, D.V., and Horton, R.J., 1998, Spectral induced polarization studies of mine dumps near Silverton, Colorado, in Nimick, D.A., and von Guerard, P., eds., Science for watershed decisions on abandoned mine lands: review of preliminary results, Denver, Colorado, February 4-5, 1998: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-297, p. 46.

Smith, K.S., Crock, J.G., Desborough, G.A., Fitterman, D.V., Leinz, R.W., Montour, M.R., Stanton, M.R., Swayze, G.A., and Vaughn, R.B., 1998, An overview of the U.S. Geological Survey Mine Waste Characterization Project, in Nimick, D.A., and von Guerard, P., eds., Science for watershed decisions on abandoned mine lands: review of preliminary results, Denver, Colorado, February 4-5, 1998: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-297, p. 48.

Smith, K.S., Desborough, G.A., Meeker, G.P., Sutley, S.J., Leinz, R.W., and Anthony, M.W., 2000, Fine-grained anglesite as a source of leachable lead in polymetallic mine-waste material: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, no. 7, A-110.

Smith, K.S., Meeker, G.P., Leinz, R.W., Sutley, S.J., Huyck, H.L.O., and Desborough, G.A., 1999, Geoavailability of metals in a mine-waste material (PDF file, 16 KB), in Proceedings of the Ninth Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, August 22-27, 1999: Houston Lunar and Planetary Institute, LPI contribution No. 971, (CD-ROM), abstract no. 7500.

Stanton, M.R., Vaughn, R.B., Swayze, G.A., and Robbins, E.I., 1997, Mineral crusts or microbial mats? Alteration of surficial mine tailings in the Leadville District, Colorado, in Wanty, R.B., Marsh, S.P., and Gough, L.P., eds., Proceedings of the Fourth International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry, Vail, Colorado, October 5-10, 1997: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-0496, p. 87.

Swayze, G.A., Clark, R.N., Hageman, P.L., Smith, K.S., Briggs, P.H., Sutley, S.J., and Pearson, R.M., 1997, Using imaging spectroscopy to cost-effectively locate acid-generating minerals at mine Sites: an example from the California Gulch Superfund Site in Leadville, Colorado: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 29, no. 6, p. A-322.

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