Small scale mining, some info Mine
Generally, the beginning and the end of most small scale mining attempts, is the prospecting phase. This is because most prospectors are not geologists and have not had the experience and education required to comprehend the nature and origin of mineral and metal deposits in the earth.
SmallScale Gold Mining Pollutes Indonesian Lands …
Jan 03, 2014· Then there are the environmental impacts. According to the United Nations Environment Program, smallscale gold mining is responsible for 37 percent of global mercury emissions and is the largest source of air and water mercury pollution.