May 02, 2012· Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually from an ore body, vein or (coal) seam. Materials recovered by mining include base metals, precious metals, iron, uranium, coal, diamonds, limestone, oil shale, rock salt and potash.
Anthropogenic Factors. The term "anthropogenic" means of, relating to, or involving the impact of humans on nature. Because human practices are the source of many water-quality contaminants in the YRB, they must be described as an integral part of the environmental setting.
Metal pollution in water environment and the associated… Metal pollution in water environment and the associated human health risk from drinking water: A case study of Sukinda chromite mine, Indiaheavy metal pollution around the mining area and its effect on the health of the resident populace.