Principal Investigator:Purdy, Colin Licenced Year(s):
The objective of this study is to determine what controls whether rare earth elements are mobile under low temperature and moderate to high pH conditions.
Four 55 gallon barrels cut in half will be set up at Thor Lake with mine tailings in them. The tailings will be allowed to weather in the local environment. Samples of the tailings and waters in them will be sampled at the beginning, and then...