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When the open pit mines are refilled with the tailings is called as ________

(a) Pond storage

(b) Extraction

(c) Beneficiation

(d) Processing

This question was addressed to me during an internship interview.

I would like to ask this question from Management of Mine Waste Soil in section Management and Remediation of Problem Soil of Environmental Biotechnology

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Correct option is (a) Pond storage

Explanation: Pond storage is the process which is used to dispose tailings in open pit mines by filling it with the waste and Extraction, Beneficiation and Processing are the phases for separation of minerals from the ores.

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