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Watershed Contamination from Hard-Rock Mining — The Summitville Mine and its Downstream Effects — Summitville Mine, Colorado

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Custer, C.M., Yang, C., Crock, J.G., Shearn-Bochsler, V., Smith, K.S., and Hageman, P.L., 2009,
Exposure of insects and insectivorous birds to metals and other elements from abandoned mine tailings in three Summit County drainages, Colorado: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, v. 153, no. 1-4, p. 161-177, doi:10.1007/s10661-008-0346-y.
Ortiz, R.F., and Ball, J.W., 2003,
Summary of synoptic sampling and tracer-injection tests in the Alamosa River Basin during low-flow conditions, October 1998--A sampling analysis report for modeling reactive transport of metals for the Summitville Mine: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-466, 55 p.
Ortiz, R.F., and Ball, J.W., 2003,
Summary of synoptic sampling and tracer-injection tests in the Alamosa River basin during high-flow conditions, June 1999--A sampling analysis report for modeling reactive transport of metals for the Summitville Mine, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-467, 60 p.
Ball, J.W., Nordstrom, D.K., and Runkel, R.L., 2000,
Reactive and non-reactive transport modeling for Wightman Fork, Summitville Mine, Colorado--Application of the OTIS/OTEQ model to a low-flow synoptic study, in Proceedings from the Fifth International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage, Denver, Colorado, May 21-24, 2000: Littleton, Colo., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, v. 1 of 2, p. 125-134.
Ball, J.W., Runkel, R.L., and Nordstrom, D.K., 1999,
Transport modeling of reactive and non-reactive constituents from Summitville, Colorado--Preliminary results from the application of the OTIS/OTEQ model to the Wightman Fork/Alamosa River System, in Morganwalp, D.W., and Buxton, H.T., eds., U.S. Geological Survey Toxic Substances Hydrology Program--Proceedings of the Technical Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina, March 8-12, 1999--Volume 1 of 3--Contamination from Hardrock Mining: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 99-4018A, p. 305-311.
Smith, K.S., Ranville, J.F., Plumlee, G.S., and Macalady, D.L., 1998,
Predictive double-layer modeling of metal sorption in mine-drainage systems, in Jenne, E.A., ed., Adsorption of metals by geomedia--variables, mechanisms, and model applications: San Diego, Calif., Academic Press, p. 521-547.
Erdman, J.A., and Smith, K.S., 1996,
Stream contamination from the Summitville Mine and its impact on alfalfa production in part of the San Luis Valley, in Thompson, R.A., Hudson, M.R., and Pillmore, C.L., eds., Geologic excursions to the Rocky Mountains and beyond, Field trip guidebook for the 1996 annual meeting, Geological Society of America, Denver, Colorado, October 28-31, 1996: Colorado Geological Survey Special Publication 44, CD-ROM, p. 5.
Erdman, J.A., Smith, K.S., and ter Kuile, M., 1996,
Impact of the lower Alamosa River water on alfalfa, southwestern San Luis Valley, Colorado--1995 follow-up study of effects from the Summitville Mine: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-034, 32 p.
Plumlee, G.S., Smith, K.S., and Montour, M.R., 1996,
Compositions and metal loadings from several seeps at the Summitville Mine--Preliminary results of sampling in August, 1995, and comparison to August, 1994, results: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-049, 6 p.
du Bray, E.A., ed., 1995,
Preliminary compilation of descriptive geoenvironmental mineral deposit models: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-0831, Online Version 1.0.
Erdman, J.A., and Smith, K.S., 1995,
Impact of the Summitville Mine on irrigation water and alfalfa in the southwestern San Luis Valley, Colorado, in 1995 Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration Annual Meeting and Exhibit, Supplement to Mining Engineering, Denver, Colorado, March 6-9, 1995: Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, p. 55.
Erdman, J.A., and Smith, K.S., 1995,
Impact of the lower Alamosa River water on alfalfa, southwestern San Luis Valley, Colorado--1994 follow-up study: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-43, 13 p.
Erdman, J.A., Smith, K.S., Dillon, M.A., and ter Kuile, M., 1995,
Impact of Alamosa River water on alfalfa, southwestern San Luis Valley, Colorado, in Posey, H.H., Pendleton, J.A., and Van Zyl, D., eds., Proceedings: Summitville Forum '95: Colorado Geological Survey Special Publication 38, p. 263-269.
King, T.V., ed., 1995,
Environmental considerations of active and abandoned mine lands--Lessons from Summitville, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2220, 38 p.
Plumlee, G.S., and Edelmann, P., 1995,
The Summitville mine and its downstream effects: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-23 (On-line update).
Plumlee, G.S., Smith, K.S., Mosier, E.L., Ficklin, W.H., Montour, M., Briggs, P., and Meier, A., 1995,
Geochemical processes controlling acid-drainage generation and cyanide degradation at Summitville, in Posey, H.H., Pendleton, J.A., and Van Zyl, D., eds., Proceedings: Summitville Forum '95: Colorado Geological Survey Special Publication 38, p. 23-34.
Smith, K.S., Mosier, E.L., Montour, M.R., Plumlee, G.S., Ficklin, W.H., Briggs, P.H., and Meier, A.L., 1995,
Yearly and seasonal variations in acidity and metal content of irrigation waters from the Alamosa River, Colorado, in Posey, H.H., Pendleton, J.A., and Van Zyl, D., eds., Proceedings: Summitville Forum '95: Colorado Geological Survey Special Publication 38, p. 293-298.
Erdman, J.A., and Smith, K.S., 1994,
Impact of the Summitville Mine on irrigation water, agricultural soils, and alfalfa in the southwestern San Luis Valley, Colorado, in Carter, L.M.H., Toth, M.I., and Day, W.C., eds., USGS research on mineral resources--1994: Part A--Program and abstracts, Ninth V.E. McKelvey Forum on Mineral and Energy Resources, Tucson, Arizona, February 22-25, 1994: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1103-A, p. 32-33.
Plumlee, G.S., Ficklin, W.H., Montour, M., Smith, K.S., Meier, A.L., and Briggs, P.H., 1994,
The geochemistry and environmental degradation of cyanide at the Summitville Mine, Colorado, in Carter, L.M.H., Toth, M.I., and Day, W.C., eds., USGS research on mineral resources--1994: Part A--Program and abstracts, Ninth V.E. McKelvey Forum on Mineral and Energy Resources, Tucson, Arizona, February 22-25, 1994: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1103-A, p. 77-78.
Plumlee, G.S., Ficklin, W.H., Smith, K.S., Montour, M., Gray, J., Hageman, P., Briggs, P.H., and Meier, A.L., 1994,
Geologic and geochemical controls on the composition of acid waters draining the Summitville Mine, Colorado, in Carter, L.M.H., Toth, M.I., and Day, W.C., eds., USGS research on mineral resources--1994: Part A--Program and abstracts, Ninth V.E. McKelvey Forum on Mineral and Energy Resources, Tucson, Arizona, February 22-25, 1994: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1103-A, p. 78.
Webster, J.G., Nordstrom, D.K., and Smith, K.S., 1994,
Transport and natural attenuation of Cu, Zn, As, and Fe in the acid mine drainage of Leviathan and Bryant Creeks, in Alpers, C.N., and Blowes, D.W., eds., Environmental geochemistry of sulfide oxidation: Washington, D.C., American Chemical Society Symposium Series 550, p. 244-260.
Erdman, J.A., and Smith, K.S., 1993,
Impact of the Summitville Mine on irrigation water, agricultural soils, and alfalfa in the southwestern San Luis Valley, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-616, 4 p.
McKnight, D.M., Bencala, K.E., Zellweger, G.W., Aiken, G.R., Feder, G.L., and Thorn, K.A., 1992,
Sorption of dissolved organic material by hydrous aluminum and iron oxides occurring at the confluence of Deer Creek with the Snake River, Summit County, Colorado: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 26, no. 7, p. 1388-1396, doi:10.1021/es00031a017.
McKnight, D.M., Wershaw, R.L., Bencala, K.E., Zellweger, G.W., and Feder, G.L., 1992,
Humic substances and trace metals associated with Fe and Al oxides deposited in an acidic mountain stream: The Science of the Total Environment, v. 117/118, p. 485-498, doi:10.1016/0048-9697(92)90113-7.

There are 24 publications in this section of the bibliography. The above list is sorted by publication year. The Toxics Bibliographic Data Base was last updated on 2/28/14.

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