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Mar 11, 2021

The environmental effects of mining waste disposal at Lihir Gold Mine, Papua New Guinea Elizabeth McKinnon Introduction Mining in its broadest sense is the process of obtaining useful minerals from the earths crust. A mineral is generally defined as any natural accruing substance of definite chemical composition and consistent physical properties

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