solution mining

solution mining

[sə′lü·shən ‚mīn·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
The extraction of soluble minerals from subsurface strata by injection of fluids, and the controlled removal of mineral-laden solutions.
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The project will employ in-situ solution mining method for recovering boric acid.
The potash mining market consists of sales of potash by entities (organizations, sole traders and partnerships) that mine potash through conventional and solution mining methods.
"The completion of the Dougou Extension Solution Mining Project Scoping Study confirms the district scale development potential of this world-class potash basin," Kore Chief Executive Officer Brad Sampson said.
The targeted strata for oil storage constructed by solution mining method can be selected in the middle of [Ef.sup.4].
The solution mining technology of injecting water to the salt bed, dissolving the rock salt, and pumping brine is the most common approach to create underground gas storage.
US Salt utilises solution mining to create salt brine from underground deposits lying 2,000 to 2,800 feet beneath the surface.
SEPTEMBER 24-27, 2017: Solution Mining Research Institute (SMRI) Fall Technical Conference with optional technical class on "Well Integrity Management" (class subject will be repeat of spring 2017), Munster, Germany.
The minerals will be exploited by solution mining, claimed to be the lowest risk mining method suitable to this region, and will be processed by crystallisation in solar ponds prior to final refining in a process plant.
The project involved drilling of five storage cavern wells and six brine disposal wells, design and construction of a 12,000-hp leaching plant and associated infrastructure, initial solution mining of the first three caverns, and construction of a 1.2 MMbbl brine pond.
Professor Hills also contends that the ambiguity of the preemption clause of the Oil, Gas, and Solution Mining Law should be read in favor of preserving local power.
The salt was not exploited in the area until 1882 when Bell Brothers at Port Clarence pioneered the method of solution mining.
Most of it is produced through a process called solution mining. Salt exists in ancient underground seabeds, which have become buried over thousands of years, and the salt is extracted by injecting water to dissolve it.

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