The Environmental Study of Gold Mine In Gunung Mas, Wonogiri Regency

NURCHOLIS, Mohamad and YUDIANTORO, Dwi Fitri and Haryanto, Darban (2016) The Environmental Study of Gold Mine In Gunung Mas, Wonogiri Regency. The Environmental Study of Gold Mine In Gunung Mas, Wonogiri Regency, 2 (1). pp. 1-6. ISSN 2461-1484

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The gold mining and the processing in Gunung Mas Wonogiri area have been making machinery approximately since more than fifty years ago by the local communities. According to this study, it was aimed to percieve the process or mining, processing and the potential impacts which could be happen in surrounding operation mining location, either in the inside or outside the mine. Regionally, this location is the eastern part of the Southern Mountains of Java Island, and according to the rock un its composition of this area, it includes Mandalika Formation. Landform is dominated by mountainous with steep to very steep slopes, with lots of outcorps and stones covering soil surface, the soil development was very complex with dominant soil type was a lithosols, but also some developed soils of Latosols that were identified. Hydrothermal alteration process that had been going on these rocks then it generated potential gold reserves. The mining processed was used open it aand underground techniques, then the results of product mining or called mining production material was processed with amalgamation process to generate gold by the native regency. Those processes were not acquired the mining rule procedure yet properly which it could spark a worse environment potential effect in arround exploitation area either on-site or off-site the mining area. Keywords: small scale gold mining, Gunung Mas, environment

Item Type: Article
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2019 08:00
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 08:04

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