Environmental impact of active and abandoned mines and metal smelters in Slovenia

Slovenia has long been known for its numerous mines and ore processing. From the times of the Roman Empire to now, 49 mines and open pits were opened, four of them were large (Idrija, Mežica – Topla, Litija and Žirovski vrh). There were also 25 oreprocessing plants and smelters, which were operating...

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Main Authors: Tomaž Budkovič, Robert Šajn, Mateja Gosar
Format: Article
Published: Geological Survey of Slovenia 2003-06-01
Online Access:http://www.geologija-revija.si/dokument.aspx?id=583