Mine Tailings

July 18, 2022

Pile made up of mine tailings

When extracting and refining rock into a usable economic product, there is always a trail of waste or non economic product produced. This waste is known as mine tailings. The tailings trail on Joppenbergh Mountain is built on sediments composed of these mine tailings (hence the name).


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