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Prince William Forest Park, Virginia

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The goals of this research have been threefold.

link to larger image of reclaimed tailings pile at the Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine, Prince William Forest Park. Reclaimed tailings pile at the Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine, Prince William Forest Park.

Products

Seal, R.R., II, Haffner, D.P., and Meier, A.L., 1998,
Environmental characteristics of the abandoned Greenwood mine area, Prince William Forest Park, Virginia: Implications for mercury geochemistry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 98-326, 19 p.
Seal, R.R., II, Haffner, D.P., and Meier, A.L., 1998,
Geochemical data including mercury speciation for surface waters at the abandoned Greenwood mine area, Prince William Forest Park, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 98-756, 14 p.
Seal, R.R., II, Haffner, D.P., and Meier, A.L., 1999,
Methylmercury in surface waters around an abandoned gold prospect in the Virginia gold-pyrite belt, northern Virginia [abs.]: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs (SE), v. 31.
Seal, R.R., II, Haffner, D.P., and Meier, A.L., and Pollio, C.A., 1999,
Ground- and Surface- Water Geochemical Insights into the Behavior of Limestone Amendment at the Reclaimed Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine, Prince William Forest Park, Virginia [abs.]: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 31, p. A-333
Wynn, Jeff, 2000,
A Ground Electromagnetic Survey Used to Map Sulfides and Acid Sulfate Ground Waters at the Abandoned Cabin Branch Mine, Prince William Forest Park, Northern Virginia Gold-Pyrite Belt: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-360.

Collaborators

Collaborators include the National Park Service (Geologic Resources Division and Prince William Forest Park), George Mason University, George Washington University, and Glatfelter Pulp Wood Company.

Project Studies: Bald Mountain, ME || Elizabeth Mine and Vermont Copper belt, VT || Prince William Forest Park and Mineral District, VA || Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC & TN || Laboratory-based studies
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