IMAGE GALLERY: The leach tank break at Ranger Mine

Mining Mayhem has a gallery of images of the Ranger Mine leach tank break.

On Dec. 8 a leach tank with 1,450 cubic metre capacity failed at Energy Resources Australia's Ranger Mine (ASX:ERA) spilling mud, water, ore and acid. The mine is located within the Kakadu National Park.

Mine officials say the spill was contained. Regulatory officials are investigating.