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Accession Number PB2014-100209
Title Testing Native Grasses for Survival and Growth in Low pH Mine Overburden.
Publication Date 2001
Media Count 14p
Personal Author A. M. Wagner D. R. Dreesen J. T. Harrington L. Murray P. Sun
Abstract Overburden piles at the Molycorp molybdenum mine in North-Central New Mexico contain neutral rock types as well as mixed volcanic rocks, which are highly weathered materials with low pH and high salinity from pyrite oxidation. The mixing of rock types dur ...
Keywords Acidity
Field tests
Grass species
Mining sites
Molycorp molybdenum mine
Native grasses
New Mexico
Overburden piles
PH value
Plant growth
Rock types
Volcanic rocks

Source Agency Natural Resources Conservation Service
NTIS Subject Category 98D - Agronomy, Horticulture, & Plant Pathology
57H - Ecology
48A - Mineral Industries
48E - Soil Sciences
Corporate Author Natural Resources Conservation Service, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1401
Contract Number N/A

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