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MINING BY-PRODUCTS FROM LIGNITE OPEN PIT PESTEANA SUD, OLTENIA COAL BASIN

AUTHOR/S: A. FLOREA
Sunday 1 August 2010 by Libadmin2010

10th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference - SGEM2010, www.sgem.org, SGEM2010 Conference Proceedings/ ISBN 10: 954-91818-1-2, June 20-26, 2010, Vol. 1, 475-482 pp

ABSTRACT

The main Romanian lignite reserves are located in the south west of the country, in
Oltenia coal basin and could be efficient exploited in open pits. After a briefly
geological description of lignite deposit from Peşteana open pit, the paper deals with the
sand and gravel layer located as overburden of lignite seams. After the granular
analysis, the technique of modeling the gravel layer and the reserve evaluation, the
economical end environmental implications conclude the paper.

Keywords: mining by-products, seams modeling, reserve evaluation, lignite open pits, Oltenia coal basin