volume 39, issue 17, P4073-4082 2005
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2005.08.001
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Heinz Seidel, Kati Görsch, Katja Amstätter, Jürgen Mattusch

Abstract: Weathering and internal dissolution processes in mining waste materials may mobilize elevated levels of arsenic (As), contaminating ground and surface waters. Treating the polluted waters with iron oxyhydroxides is an established remediation method. By contrast, little knowledge is available to stabilize As in source materials by treating it with Fe precipitates and, on this way, to prevent the generation of polluted waters. In the present work the efficiency of Fe(II) treatment on As immobilization in a taili…

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