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This fact sheet summarized this project: Seal, R.R., and Ayuso, R.A., 2011, Understanding processes affecting mineral deposits in humid environments: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3105, 6 p., available only at http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2010/3105/.

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U.S. Geological Survey reports /Journal and Proceedings papers / Abstracts

Short course: Scientists from this project, in cooperation with the Society of Economic Geologists, offered a workshop called Environmental Geochemistry for Modern Mining before the fall GSA meeting in Denver, Colorado, October 29-30, 2010. Please see course description at this link (which leaves this site).

U. S. Geological Survey Reports:

Argue, D.M., Kiah, R.G., Piatak, N.M., Seal, R.R., II, Hammarstrom, J.M., Hathaway, E., and Coles, J.F., 2008, Selected water- and sediment-quality, aquatic biology, and mine-waste data from the Ely Copper Mine Superfund site, Vershire, VT, 1998–2007. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 378. http://pubs.usgs.gov/ds/378/index.html

Ayuso, R., Foley, N., Robinson, G.R., Jr., Wandless, G., and Dillingham, J., 2004, Lead isotopic compositions of common arsenical pesticides used in New England: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2004-1342, 14 p. [available online at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1342/]

Ayuso, R., Foley, N., Wandless, G., Dillingham, J., and Colvin, Anna, 2005, Lead isotopic compositions of soil and near-surface till profiles from a watershed containing arsenic-enriched groundwater in coastal Maine: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Research Investigations Report 2005-5112, 25 p.

Ayuso, R.A., Foley, N.K., Wandless, G.A., Indela, R., Forni, F., Bove, M., and Jackson, J., 2009, Sources of lead contamination in groundwater and soils, former Mohr Orchard, North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-XXXX, in press, 50 p.

Ayuso, R.A., Foley, N.K., Wandless, G.A., Jackson, J., Colvin, A., Bove, M., Forni, F., and Murphy, J., 2009, Dispersion of lead isotopes and heavy metals from the abandoned Callahan Zn-Cu-Pb mine, coastal Maine: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-XXXX, in press, 70 p. 

Berger, B.R., Ayuso, R.A., Wynn, J.C., and Seal, R.R., 2008, Preliminary model of porphyry copper deposits: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1321, 55 p.

Foley, N.K., Ayuso, R., Culbertson, C., Marvinney, R., West, N., and Dillingham, J., 2005, Assessing the consequences of mining metamorphosed massive sulfide deposits in coastal settings: A progress report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1065, 34p.

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Foley, N.K., Ayuso, R., Ayotte, J.D., Montgomery, D.L., and Robinson, G.R., Jr., 2007, Geological Assessment of Core from the Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, New Hampshire: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5203, 62 p.

Foley, N.K., West, Nicole, Evans, J. and Dial, C., 2009, Geochemical and mineralogical attributes of garnet gravels and their source rocks: Weathering characteristics and resultant alteration assemblages: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-XXXX, in press, 50 p. 

Foley, N.K., Ayuso, R.A., Wandless, G.A., Jackson, J., Colvin, A., Hetland, B., Schulte, R., and Auerbach, D, 2010, Sulfide degradation and metal release from the abandoned Callahan Zn-Cu-Pb mine to estuary sediments of Goose Pond, Maine: Mineralogy and mineral reactions that pertain to degradation in a humid coastal environment: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-XXXX, in press, 70 p. 

Hammarstrom, J.M., Johnson, A.N., Seal, R.R., II, Meier, A.L., Briggs, P.L., and Piatak, N.M., 2006, Geochemical and mineralogical characterization of the abandoned Valzinco (lead-zinc) and Mitchell (gold) mine sites prior to reclamation, Spotsylvania County, Virginia: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5085, 27 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2006/5085/

Kiah, R.G., Deacon, J.R., Piatak, N.M., Seal, R.R., II, Coles, J.F., and Hammarstrom, J.M., 2007, Surface-water hydrology and quality at the Pike Hill Superfund site, Corinth, Vermont, October 2004 to December 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5003, 61 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2007/5003/

Piatak, N.M., Seal, R.R., II, Sanzolone, R.F., Lamothe, P.J., Brown, Z.A., and Adams, M., 2007, Sequential extraction results and mineralogy of mine waste and stream sediments associated with metal mines in Vermont, Maine, and New Zealand: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1063, 34 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1063/

Piatak, N.M., Seal, R.R., II, Hammarstrom, J.M., Kiah, R.G., Deacon, J.R., Adams, M., Anthony, M.W., Briggs, P.H., and Jackson, J.C., 2006, Geochemical characterization of mine waste, mine drainage, and stream sediments at the Pike Hill copper mine Superfund site, Orange County, Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5303, 120 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2006/5303/

Piatak, N.M., Seal, R.R., II, Sanzolone, R.F., Lamothe, P.J., and Brown, Z.A., 2006, Preliminary results of sequential extraction experiments for selenium on mine waste and stream sediments from Vermont, Maine, and New Zealand: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1184, 21 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1184/

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Piatak, N.M., Hammarstrom, J.M., Seal, R.R., II, Briggs, P.H., Meier, A.L., Muzik, T.L., and Jackson, J.C., 2004, Geochemical characterization of mine waste at the Ely Copper Mine Superfund site, Orange County, Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 04-1248, 56 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1248/

Seal, R.R., and Ayuso, R.A., 2011, Understanding processes affecting mineral deposits in humid environments: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010-3105, 6 p., available only at http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2010/3105/.

Seal, R.R., II, Kiah, R.G., Piatak, N.M., Besser, J.M., Coles, J.F., Hammarstrom, J.M., Argue, D.M., Levitan, D.M., Deacon, J.R., and Ingersoll, C.G., 2010, Aquatic assessment of the Ely Copper Mine Superfund site, Vershire, Vermont: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010–5084, 131 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2010/5084/

Journal and Proceedings Papers:

Ayuso, R.A. and Foley, N.K. 2004, Geochemical and isotopic constraints on the sources of arsenic in groundwater from Coastal Maine, New England: in Wanty, R., and Seal, R., eds., Water Rock Interaction, Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium, Balkema, New York, v. 1, p. 801-805.

Ayuso, R.A., Foley, N.K., and Robinson, G.R., Jr., Colvin, A.S., Lipfert, G., and Reeve, A.S., 2006, Tracing lead isotopic compositions of common arsenical pesticides in a coastal Maine watershed containing arsenic-enriched ground water: in Kostecki, P.T., Calabrese, E.J., and Dragun, J., eds, Contaminated Soils, Sediments and Water, Volume 11, Proceedings of the 21st Annual International Conference on Soils Sediments and Water, Oct. 17-20, University of Massachussetts, Amherst, MA, Compact Disk publication (CD), 25 p.

Ayuso, R.A. and Foley, N.K., 2008, Anthropogenic and natural lead isotopes in Fe-hydroxides and Fe-sulphates in a watershed associated with arsenic-enriched groundwater, Maine, USA:  Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis, v. 8, p. 77-89.

Ayuso, R.A., Foley, N., and Lipfert, G., 2008, Lead isotopes as monitors of anthropogenic and natural sources affecting the surficial environment: in Lima, A., ed., Environmental Geochemistry: Site Characterization, Waste Disposal, Data Analysis, and Case Histories, Elsevier Publications, Chapter 12, p. 292-320.

Balistrieri, L.S., Seal, R.R., II, Piatak, N.M., and Paul, B., 2007, Assessing the concentrations, speciation, and toxicity of dissolved metals during mixing of acid-mine drainage and ambient river water downstream of the Elizabeth Copper Mine, Vermont, USA: Applied Geochemistry, v. 22, p. 930-952.

Bove, M., Ayuso, R.A., Lima, A., De Vivo, B., and Alabanese, S., in review for 2010, Anthropogenic sources of metals in surface waters of the Neapolitan region: Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis, in review.

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Chou, I-M., and Seal, R.R., II, 2005, Acquisition and evaluation of thermodynamic data for bieberite-moorhouseite equilibria at 0.1 MPa: American Mineralogist, v. 90, no. 5-6, p. 912-917.

Chou, I-M., and Seal, R.R., II, 2005, Determination of goslarite-bianchite equilibri by the humidity-buffer technique at 0.1 MPa: Chemical Geology, v. 215, no. 1-4, p. 517-523.

Foley, N.K., and Ayuso, R.A., 2008, Mineral sources and transport pathways for arsenic release in a coastal watershed, USA: Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis. v. 8, 1-17.

Foley, N.K., and Ayuso, R.A., in preparation for 2010,  Metal redistribution in the intertidal zone of the Goose Pond estuary: A legacy of open pit mining of Cu-Zn-Pb deposits at Callahan, Maine: in Channine, F., ed., Environmental Records of Anthropogenic Impacts, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Special Volume, in preparation.

Grezzi, G., Ayuso, R.A., De Vivo, B., Lima, A., and Alabanese, S., in review for 2010, Diverse sources of metals in surface soils from Campania: Industrial, agricultural, and municipal: Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis, in review.

Hammarstrom, J.M., Seal, R.R., II, Meier, A.L., and Kornfeld, J.M., 2005, Secondary sulfate minerals associated with acid drainage in the eastern U.S.: recycling of metal and acidity in surficial environments: Chemical Geology, v. 214, p. 407-431.

Hammarstrom, J.M., Cravotta, C.A., III, Galeone, D., Jackson, J.J., Dulong, F., 2009, Characterization of rock samples and mineralogical controls on leachates: in Hornberger, R.J., and Brady, K.B.C., eds., The development and interpretation of the ADTI-WP2 leaching column method (kinetic test procedure for the prediction of coal mine drainage quality) EPA method 1627:  U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement CT-5-30040, p. 61-111, plus appendices 5.1, 5.2, and 5.3.

Kwong, Y.T.J., and Seal, R.R., II, 2007, Role of environmental ore deposits in mine reclamation:  Proceedings of Northern Latitudes Mining Reclamation Workshop, May 15-17, 2007, Juneau, Alaska.

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Levitan, D.M., Hammarstrom, J.M., Gunter, M.E., Seal, R.R., II, Chou, I-M., and Piatak, N.M., 2009, Mineralogy of mine waste at the Vermont Asbestos Group mine, Belvidere Mountain, Vermont: American Mineralogist, v. 94, p. 1063-1066.

Lipfert, G., Sidle, W.C., Reeve, A.S., Ayuso, R.A., and Boyce, A.J., 2007, High arsenic concentrations and enriched sulfur and oxygen isotopes in a fractured-bedrock ground-water system, Chemical Geology 242, p. 385-399.

Piatak, N.M., and Seal, R.R., II, 2010, Mineralogy and the release of trace elements from slag from the Hegeler Zinc smelter, Illinois (USA): Applied Geochemistry, v. 25, p. 302-320.

Piatak, N.M., Hammarstrom, J.M., and Seal, R.R., II, 2006, Geochemical characterization of mine waste from the Pike Hill Superfund site in Vermont, USA: in Barnhisel, R.I., ed., Proceedings from the 7th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage [ICARD 2006], p. 1583-1602.

Piatak, N.M., Seal, R.R., II, Levitan, D.M., and Hammarstrom, J.M., 2009, Geochemistry of mine waste, mine drainage, and stream sediments from the Vermont Asbestos Group Mine, northern Vermont, USA: in Proceedings from the 8th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage [ICARD 8], Skellefteä, Sweden, June 23-26, 2009.

Piatak, N.M., Seal, R.R., II, and Hammarstrom, J.M., 2004, Mineralogical and geochemical controls on the release of trace elements from slag produced by base- and precious-metal smelting at abandoned mine sites: Applied Geochemistry, v. 19, p. 1039-1064.

Piatak, N.M., Hammarstrom, J.M., and Seal, R.R., II, 2004, Geochemical characterization of mine waste from the Ely copper mine in Vermont, USA: in Wanty, R.B., and Seal, R.R., II, eds., Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Water-Rock Interaction, v. 2, p. 1619-1623.

Plaza-Toledo, M., 2005, Natural rock drainage associated with unmined porphyry copper deposits in the Rio Grande De Arecibo watershed, Puerto Rico: M.S. Thesis, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. http://grad.uprm.edu/tesis/plazatoledo.pdf

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Robinson, G.R., Jr., and Ayuso, R.A., 2004, Use of spatial statistics and isotopic tracers to measure the influence of arsenical pesticide use on stream sediment chemistry in New England, USA: Applied Geochemistry, v. 19, p. 1097-1110.

Seal, R.R., II, 2004, Geoenvironmental models of massive sulfide deposits with an emphasis on sedimentary-exhalative lead-zinc deposits: in M. Deb and Goodfellow, W.D., eds., Sediment-hosted Lead-Zinc Sulphide Deposits: Attributes and Models of Some Major Deposits in India, Australia and Canada, Narosa Publishing (New Delhi), p. 191-221.

Seal, R.R., II, Hammarstrom, J.M., Piatak, N.M., and Balistrieri, L.S., 2004, Environmental geochemistry of drainage from the abandoned Elizabeth Cu Mine, USA: in Wanty, R.B., and Seal, R.R., II, eds., Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Water-Rock Interaction, v. 2, p. 1637-1641.

Seal, R.R., Jambor, J.L., and Alpers, C.N., 2004, Preface – Geochemistry of sulfate minerals in high- and low-temperature environments: A tribute to Robert O. Rye: Chemical Geology, v. 215, p. 1-4.

Seal, R.R., II, Hammarstrom, J.M., Johnson, A.N., Piatak, N.M., and Wandless, G.A., 2008, Environmental geochemistry of a Kuroko-type massive sulfide deposit at the abandoned Valzinco Mine, Virginia, USA: Applied Geochemistry, v. 23, no. 2, p. 320-342.

Seal, R.R., II, Hammarstrom, J.M., Bishop, A., Piatak, N.M., Levitan, D.M., Epp, E., and Sobeck, R.G., Jr. 2008, Water quality before and after reclamation at the abandoned Valzinco Zn-Pb mine site, Spotsylvania County, Virginia: in Barnhisel, R.I., ed., National Meeting of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation Proceedings, New Opportunities to Apply Our Science, Richmond VA, June 14-19, 2008, ASMR, Lexington, KY.

Seal, R.R., II, Piatak, N.M., Levitan, D.M., Hageman, P.L., and Hammarstrom, J.M., 2009, Comparison of geochemical characteristics of modern-style mine wastes from a variety of mineral deposit types for insights into environmental challenges associated with future mining: in Proceedings from the 8th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage [ICARD 8], Skellefteä, Sweden, June 23-26, 2009.

Seal, R.R., Balistrieri, L.S., Piatak, N.M., Garrity, C.P., Hammarstrom, J.M., and Hathaway, E.M., 2006, Processes controlling geochemical variations in the South Pit lake, Elizabeth mine Superfund site, Vermont, USA: in Barnhisel, R.I., ed., Proceedings from the 7th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage [ICARD 2006], p. 1936-1951.

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Abstracts:

Ayuso, R.A., and Robinson, G.R., Jr., 2006, Tracing Pb isotopic compositions of common arsenical pesticides in a coastal Maine watershed containing arsenic-enriched groundwater: in Kostecki, P.T., Calabrese, E.J., and Dragun, J., eds, Contaminated Soils, Sediments and Water, volume 11, 21st Annual International Conference, Oct. 17-20, University of Massachussetts, Amherst, MA, p. 9, 306 p. 

Ayuso, R.A., Foley, N.K., 2009, Metal and isotope dispersion in an abandoned heavy metal mine: Callahan, Maine, USA: Geochemical Society, Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts, Davos, Switzerland, p. A65.

Balistrieri, L.S., Seal, R.R., II, and Piatak, N.M., 2005, Processes affecting dissolved, labile, and toxic metal concentrations during mixing of acid-mine drainage and ambient surface water downstream of the Elizabeth Copper Mine Superfund site, Vermont: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, no. 7, p. 179.

Besser, J., Ingersoll, C., Coles, J., Kiah, R., Argue, D., Seal, R., Piatak, N., and Hammarstrom, J., 2008, Assessment of sediment quality in streams of the Vermont copper belt. SETAC, Abstracts with Programs.

Chou, I-Ming, and Seal, R.R., II, 2004, Acquisition and evaluation of thermodynamic data for the reaction CdSO4·8/3H2O = CdSO4·H2O + 5/3 H2O AT 0.1 MPa: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 36, p. 337-338.

Chou, I-M., Seal, R.R., II, and Piatak, N.M., 2005, Determination of hexahydrite-starkeyite equilibria by the humidity-buffer technique at 0.1Pa; implications for the Martian H2O cycle: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, no. 7, p. 55.

Cravotta, C.A., III, and Seal, R.R., II, 2006, Dissolved metals and associated constituents in abandoned coal-mine discharges, Pennsylvania, 1999: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 38, no. 7, p. 433.

Foley, N.K., Ayuso, R.A., Culbertson, C., Marvinney, R., Robinson, G.R., Jr., and Ayotte, J., 2004, Geoenvironmental studies in New England: contributions from mines and bedrock due to sulfide degradation in humid near-coast settings: NEDMC, unpaginated: U.S. Geological Survey New England Disciplines Management Council, Integrated Science Forum, Turners Falls, MA

Foley, N.K., Ayuso, R., Culbertson, C., Marvinney, R., and Beck, F., 2004, Mining in downeast Maine: progress toward a geoenvironmental model assessing consequences of mining metamorphosed massive sulfide deposits on the coast: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs,  Vol. 36, No. 2, p. 82.

Foley, N.K., Ayuso, R.A., Ayotte, J., Robinson, G.R., Jr., 2004, Arsenic migration from weathering metasedimentary rocks of coastal Maine: Poster presentation, Water-Rock Interaction, Eleventh international symposium on water-rock interaction, Saratoga Springs, New York, USA.

Foley, N.K., Ayuso, R.A., Auerbach, David, and Colvin, Anna, 2005, GIS database for modeling the geologic provenance, distribution, mineralogy, and chemistry of historical arsenic producers and smelters: Industrial Minerals Forum, Asheville, North Carolina, p. 81

Foley, N.K., and Ayuso, R.A., 2006, Mineralogical and Pb-isotope applications for tracing natural versus anthropogenic sources of As, Pb, and other metals: An example from a Coastal Maine watershed: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 38, no. 7, p. 151

Foley, N.K., and Dewey, Catherine, 2006, Chemical and physical weathering of the Comte de Rochambeau monument, Lafayette Square Park, National Historic Landmark District, Washington, D.C.: Mineralogy, surface reactions, and porosity: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 38, no. 7, p. [available online at http://www.geosociety.org]

Foley, N.K., 2007, Weathering of mineralized volcanic rock and the genesis of kaolinite deposits, southeastern USA: 23rd International Applied Geochemistry Symposium Program with Abstracts, Oviedo, Spain, p. 50.

Foley, N.K., 2008, Environmental constraints on the formation of gold-bearing iron-oxide gossan: PACROFI IX (unpaginated)

Foley, N.K., and Ayuso, R.A., 2009, Tracing the movement of metals in a coastal environment disturbed by mining: the Callahan Cu-Zn-Pb mine, Maine: in Mineral Resources of the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada, Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, p. 36-3.

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Foley, N.K., Ayuso, R.A., Wandless, G., Seal, R., Bove, M., Forni, F., Indela, R., 2009, Isotope tracers and metal transfer in a marine estuary zone: The Callahan Mine US-EPA Superfund site, Maine: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, no. 7, p. 78

Grezzi, G., Ayuso, R.A., Lima, A., Albaneses, S., and De Vivo, B., 2009, Pb isotopic study on soils from Domizio-Flegreo Littoral area, Napoli, Italy: Geophysical Research Abstracts, v. 11, EGU2009-6289-1, EGU General Assembly 2009. Available from web site http://www.geophysical-research-abstracts.net/volumes.html .

Hammarstrom, J.M., and Seal, R.R., II, 2004, Geochemical signatures of historic metal mining in the Virginia gold-pyrite belt. Geological Society of America. Abstracts with Programs, v. 36, no. 2, p. 82.

Hammarstrom, J.M., Piatak, N.M., and Seal, R.R., II, 2005, Mineralogical controls on acid-mine drainage from waste piles in the Vermont copper belt: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2005), v. 69, no. 10, Suppl. 1, p. 766.

Levitan, D.M., Seal, R.R., Piatak, N.M., and Hammarstrom, J.M., 2007, Evaluation of acid-generating potential of complex mine wastes: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 6, p. 404.

Levitan, D.M., Hammarstrom, J.M., Gunter, M.E., Seal, R.R., II, Chou, I-M , and Piatak, N.M., 2008, Mineralogical characterization of tailings at the Vermont Asbestos Group Mine, Belvidere Mountain, Northern Vermont: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 6, p. 256.

Piatak, N.M., Hammarstrom, J.M., and Seal, R.R., II, 2004, Geochemical characterization of mine waste from the Ely copper mine in Vermont, USA: 11th International Symposium on Water-Rock Interaction, Saratoga Springs, New York, June 27 – July 2, 2004.

Piatak, N.M., Hammarstrom, J.M., and Seal, R.R., II, 2004, Mineralogical controls on acid-base accounting of mine waste from the abandoned Ely Copper Mine Superfund site, Vermont: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 36, no. 2, p. 55.

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Piatak, N.M., Seal, R.R., II, and Hammarstrom, J.M., 2004, Environmental significance of cadmium and other trace-element concentrations in sphalerite from mineral deposits: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 36, no. 5, p. 27-28.

Piatak, N.M., Hammarstrom, J.M., and Seal, R.R., II, 2006, Geochemical characterization of mine waste from the Pike Hill Superfund site in Vermont, USA: 7th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage, St. Louis, Missouri, March 26 – 30, 2006.

Piatak, N.M., Seal, R.R., II, Sanzolone, R.F., Lamothe, P., and Brown, Z.A., 2006, Distribution of selenium in mine waste and stream sediments associated with abandoned base-metal mines based on sequential extraction experiments: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 38, no. 7, p. 424.

Piatak, N.M., Seal, R.R., II, Levitan, D.M., and Hammarstrom, J.M., 2009, Geochemistry of mine waste, mine drainage, and stream sediments from the Vermont Asbestos Group Mine, northern Vermont, USA: 8th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage, Skellefteä, Sweden, June 23-26, 2009.

Seal, R.R., II, Kiah, R.G., Levitan, D.M., Wandless, G., Piatak, N.M., Hammarstrom, J.M., Deacon, J.R., and Argue, D.M., 2008, Metal cycling and anomalous accumulation of sulfide minerals in wetlands downstream of the Pike Hill copper mine Superfund site, Vermont: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, no. 6, p. 340.

Seal, R.R., II, Piatak, N.M., Levitan, D.M., Hageman, P.L., and Hammarstrom, J.M., 2009, Comparison of geochemical characteristics of modern-style mine wastes from a variety of mineral deposit types for insights into environmental challenges associated with future mining: 8th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage, Skellefteä, Sweden, June 23-26, 2009.

Seal, R.R., II, Balistrieri, L.S., Piatak, N.M., and Levitan, D.M., 2009, Geochemistry of a flooded mine pit with anoxic bottom water in an estuary, Callahan Mine Superfund site, Maine: 2009 Portland GSA Annual Meeting (18-21 October 2009) Paper No. 24-4 .

Seal, R.R., II, Piatak, N.M., Levitan, D.M., and Hammarstrom, J.M., 2007, Geoenvironmental mineral deposit models as aids to the identification of environmental challenges associated with the mining of unmined and undiscovered ore deposits: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, no. 6, p. 31.

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Seal, R.R., Balistrieri, L.S., Piatak, N.M., Garrity, C.P., Hammarstrom, J.M., and Hathaway, E.M., 2006, Processes controlling geochemical variations in the South Pit lake, Elizabeth mine Superfund site, Vermont, USA: 7th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage, St. Louis, Missouri, March 26 – 30, 2006.

Seal, R.R., II, Cravotta, C.A., III, and Wandless, G.A., 2006, Stable isotope characteristics of abandoned coal mine discharges: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 38, no. 7, p. 331.

Seal, R.R., and Rimstidt, J.D., 2005, Contribution of molecular oxygen to the oxygen isotope composition of dissolved sulfate derived from the oxidation of iron sulfides. Geol. Soc. Amer. Abstracts with Programs, v. 37, no. 7, p. 50.

Seal, R.R., II, Hammarstrom, J.M., Piatak, N.M., and Balistrieri, L.S., 2004, Environmental geochemistry of drainage from the abandoned Elizabeth Cu mine, USA: 11th International Symposium on Water-Rock Interaction, Saratoga Springs, New York, June 27 – July 2, 2004.

Seal, R.R., II, Hammarstrom, J.M., Piatak, N.M., and Balistrieri, L.S., 2004, Relationship of geologic and hydrologic setting to distinct evolutionary paths of mine drainage at the Elizabeth copper mine Superfund site, Vermont: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 36, no. 2, p. 83.

Seal, R.R., II, Wandless, G., and Piatak, N.M., 2004, Stable isotope insights into the evolution of mine drainage at the Elizabeth copper mine Superfund site, Vermont: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 36, no. 5, p. 450.

West, N., Foley, N. K., and Evans, J., 2005, Garnet gravels and their source rocks: A comparative study of garnet resources of the Emerald Creek area, Idaho:  Geological Society of America Abstracts with programs, vol. 37, no. 3, p. 63.

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