barrel tests
barrel tests
barrel tests
Raffinate Neutralization
Raffinate Neutralization Setup
Raffinate Neutralization Setup
Calcium Polysulfide Experiments
Calcium Polysulfide Experiments
Calcium Polysulfide Experiments
Humidity Cell Testing
Humidity Cell Testing
Humidity Cell Testing
Uranium Mine
Uranium Mine
Uranium Mine
Copper and Gold Mine South America
Copper and Gold Mine South America
Copper and Gold Mine South America


Examples of services typically provided by MGC include:

Geochemical modeling to predict the behavior (fate and mobility) of contaminants in groundwater, including:
  • Source term definitions
  • Pit lake models 
  • Block Cave discharge predictive models
  • Solute transport models to evaluate liner requirements for tailings and waste rock disposal
  • Third party evaluations of models prepared by others
  • Kinetic based dissolution/precipitation models including transport

Geochemical Fingerprint analysis to define sources or distinct waters or other forensic applications using:
  • Major ion characteristics
  • Trace metals
  • Stable isotope ratio analysis

Mine permitting issues involving:
  • Acid Base Accounting
  • Evaluation of leach testing results
  • Humidity cell tests
  • Closure issues

Design and implementation of client specific testing plans:
  • Sequential Batch Tests
  • Barrel and larger scale tests
  • Field programs
  • Specialized laboratory testing
  • To estimate sorption parameters
  • To evaluate reactions paths
  • To evaluate specialized treatment options

Geochemical training through short courses and client requested seminars

Statistical and geostatistical analysis of chemical data sets

Expertise in the behavior of specific metals and contaminants in groundwater including:
  • Arsenic
  • Uranium
  • Barium
  • Copper
  • Sulfate
  • Cyanide
  • Chromium
  • Nickel
  • Lead
  • Fuels and fuel fingerprinting
  • Fate and mobility of organic compounds

Geochemical Modeling using PHREEQC, MINTEQA2, Geochemist’s Workbench, EQ3NR/EQ6, WPHAST, HYDRA/MEDUSA, and EnviroInsite.
  • Third Party Review of Geochemical Models