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Geochemical characterization of acid mine lakes in Northwest Turkey and their effect on the environment
Mining activity generates a large quantity of mine waste. The potential hazard of mine waste depends on the host mineral. The tendency of mine waste to produce acid mine drainage (AMD) containing potentially toxic metals ...
Effect of alteration zones on water quality: A case study from Biga Peninsula, Turkey
Widespread and intense zones of silicified, propylitic, and argillic alteration can be found in the Çan volcanics of Biga Peninsula, northwest Turkey. Most of the springs in the study area surface out from the boundary ...
Effect of geogenic factors on water quality and its relation to human health around Mount Ida, Turkey
Water-rock interactions strongly influence water quality. Waters originating from highly altered zones affect human health. Mount Ida region in western Anatolia is an example for such geogenic interactions and additional ...