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antimony mining arsenic

Antimony (Sb) and arsenic (As) in Sb mining impacted

Foods produced on soils impacted by antimony (Sb) mining activities are a potential health risk due to plant uptake of the contaminant metalloids (Sb) and arsenic (As). Here we report for the first time the chemical speciation of Sb in soil and porewater of flooded paddy soil, impacted by active Sb

Response of antimony and arsenic in karst aquifers and ...

The XKS Sb mine is one of the oldest and best-known antimony mining districts worldwide, remaining as much as approximately 40 million tons of antimony reserves after more than 120 years of exploration (Qi et al., 2011).It is located in a mountainous area with a NE-SW orientation, 13 km north of Lengshuijiang city, Hunan province, central China, covering an area of 26 km 2.

Antimony and arsenic distribution in a catchment affected ...

2016-8-31 · Arsenic and antimony display similar geochemical behaviour in the environment and are usually associated in mining areas, where sulphide ores are exploited. The most common As mineral is arsenopyrite (Goldschmidt 1954 ); however, arsenic commonly occurs in pyrite, galena, chalcopyrite, and, to a lesser extent, in sphalerite.

Arsenic, antimony, and nickel leaching from northern ...

Increased metal mining in the Arctic region has caused elevated loads of arsenic (As), antimony (Sb), nickel (Ni), and sulfate (SO 4 2- ) to recipient surface or groundwater systems. The need for cost-effective active and passive mine water treatment methods has also increased. Na

Acidity-dependent mobilization of antimony and arsenic in ...

2021-11-16 · 1. Introduction. Antimony (Sb) and arsenic (As) are identified as toxic and carcinogenic elements worldwide (Qi and Pichler, 2017, Sharifi et al., 2016).Sb and As have similar physiochemical properties and generally coexist in the geological environment as oxides and sulfide minerals (Dovick et al., 2020, Ye et al., 2020).Mining activities and improper disposal of the tailings inevitably lead ...

Arsenic, Antimony, Mercury, and Water Temperature in ...

2019-8-27 · Arsenic, Antimony, Mercury, and Water Temperature in . Streams near Stibnite Mining Area, Central Idaho, 2011–17. By Austin K. Baldwin and Alexandra B. Etheridge. Abstract. Mineralization and historical mining of stibnite (antimony sulfide), tungsten, gold, silver, and mercury in the headwaters of the East Fork of the South Fork Salmon

Speciation and location of arsenic and antimony in rice ...

2019-9-1 · Antimony, arsenic and mercury in the aquatic environment and fish in a large antimony mining area in Hunan, China Sci. Total Environ. , 408 ( 2010 ) , pp. 3403 - 3410 Article Download PDF View Record in Scopus Google Scholar

Antimony and Arsenic Uptake by Plants in an Abandoned ...

2018-6-16 · The degree of antimony (Sb) and arsenic (As) pollution and their bioavailability in mining‐affected grassland soils were determined. Antimony and As concentrations in aboveground parts of plants, collected in three consecutive years, were measured to investigate their uptake capacity, food chain contamination, and ecological risks.

Potential Risk of Arsenic and Antimony Accumulation by ...

2013-4-9 · Mining areas represent often a source of soil and water contamination by release of toxic elements to the environment. These pollutants might be in available form and, through the food chains, might enter from plants to human bodies. Arsenic (As), similarly like antimony (Sb) is a nonessential element for plants (Kabata-Pendias and Pendias 1984 ...

Mine waste acidic potential and distribution of antimony ...

2017-2-1 · The behavior of arsenic and antimony at Pezinok mining site, southwestern part of the Slovak Republic Environ. Earth Sci. , 66 ( 4 ) ( 2012 ) , pp. 1043 - 1057 , 10.1007/s12665-011-1310-7

Antimony (Sb) and Arsenic (As) in Sb Mining Impacted ...

Foods produced on soils impacted by antimony (Sb) mining activities are a potential health risk due to plant uptake of the contaminant metalloids (Sb) and arsenic (As). Here we report for the first time the chemical speciation of Sb in soil and porewater of flooded paddy soil, impacted by active Sb mining, and its effect on uptake and speciation in rice plants (Oryza sativa L. cv Jiahua).

Impacts of Arsenic and Antimony Co-Contamination on ...

Arsenic (As) and antimony (Sb) are both toxic metalloids that are of primary concern for human health. Mining activity has introduced elevated levels of arsenic and antimony into the rivers and has increased the risks of drinking water contamination in China. Due to their mobility, the majority of t

The behavior of arsenic and antimony at Pezinok mining ...

2011-8-21 · Arsenic and antimony contamination is found at the Pezinok mining site in the southwest of the Slovak Republic. Investigation of this site included sampling and analysis of water, mineralogical analyses, sequential extraction, in addition to flow and geochemical modeling. The highest dissolved arsenic concentrations correspond to mine tailings (up to 90,000 μg/L) and the arsenic is present ...

Antimony and arsenic distribution in a catchment affected ...

2016-8-31 · Arsenic and antimony display similar geochemical behaviour in the environment and are usually associated in mining areas, where sulphide ores are exploited. The most common As mineral is arsenopyrite (Goldschmidt 1954 ); however, arsenic commonly occurs in pyrite, galena, chalcopyrite, and, to a lesser extent, in sphalerite.

Arsenic, Antimony, Mercury, and Water Temperature in ...

2019-8-27 · Arsenic, Antimony, Mercury, and Water Temperature in . Streams near Stibnite Mining Area, Central Idaho, 2011–17. By Austin K. Baldwin and Alexandra B. Etheridge. Abstract. Mineralization and historical mining of stibnite (antimony sulfide), tungsten, gold, silver, and mercury in the headwaters of the East Fork of the South Fork Salmon

Mobility and chemical fate of antimony and arsenic in ...

2019-6-27 · Mobility and chemical fate of antimony and arsenic in historic mining environments of the Kantishna Hills district, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska Vanessa J. Ritchie a,b, Anastasia G. Ilgen b,1, Seth H. Mueller c, Thomas P. Trainor b,⁎, Richard J. Goldfarb d

Antimony and Arsenic Uptake by Plants in an Abandoned ...

2018-6-16 · The degree of antimony (Sb) and arsenic (As) pollution and their bioavailability in mining‐affected grassland soils were determined. Antimony and As concentrations in aboveground parts of plants, collected in three consecutive years, were measured to investigate their uptake capacity, food chain contamination, and ecological risks.

Antimony and arsenic speciation, redox-cycling and ...

The Macleay River in eastern Australia is severely impacted by historic stibnite- and arsenopyrite-rich mine-tailings. We explore the partitioning, speciation, redox-cycling, mineral associations and mobility of antimony and arsenic along >70 km reach of the upper Macleay River. Elevated Sb/As oc

Monitoring of copper, arsenic and antimony levels in ...

This paper reports a comparative study of the concentration of three important environmental elements that are often found together in mineral deposits and then associated with mining activities; copper, arsenic and antimony. These elements were determined in 26 different agricultural soils from regions I, II and V in Chile, zones where the most important and biggest copper industries of this ...

Bioaccumulation of heavy metals by endemic Viola species ...

Allchar mine is an abandoned arsenic-antimony-thallium deposit located on the northwestern part of Kozuf Mt., Republic of Macedonia. Allchar is a unique deposit within the world, due to the variety of its mineral composition especially and in the high content of thallium. The aim of this work was to

Impacts of Arsenic and Antimony Co-Contamination on ...

Arsenic (As) and antimony (Sb) are both toxic metalloids that are of primary concern for human health. Mining activity has introduced elevated levels of arsenic and antimony into the rivers and has increased the risks of drinking water contamination in China. Due to their mobility, the majority of t

The behavior of arsenic and antimony at Pezinok mining ...

2011-8-21 · Arsenic and antimony contamination is found at the Pezinok mining site in the southwest of the Slovak Republic. Investigation of this site included sampling and analysis of water, mineralogical analyses, sequential extraction, in addition to flow and geochemical modeling. The highest dissolved arsenic concentrations correspond to mine tailings (up to 90,000 μg/L) and the arsenic is present ...

Arsenic, antimony, mercury, and water temperature in ...

2019-8-27 · Mineralization and historical mining of stibnite (antimony sulfide), tungsten, gold, silver, and mercury in the headwaters of the East Fork of the South Fork Salmon River (EFSFSR) near the former town of Stibnite in central Idaho resulted in water-quality impairments related to mercury, antimony, and arsenic. Additionally, mining-related disturbances and wildfires have resulted in a lack of ...

Mobility and chemical fate of antimony and arsenic in ...

2019-6-27 · Mobility and chemical fate of antimony and arsenic in historic mining environments of the Kantishna Hills district, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska Vanessa J. Ritchie a,b, Anastasia G. Ilgen b,1, Seth H. Mueller c, Thomas P. Trainor b,⁎, Richard J. Goldfarb d

Bioaccumulation of Antimony and Arsenic in Vegetables

Bioaccumulation of Antimony and Arsenic in Vegetables and Health Risk Assessment in the Superlarge Antimony-Mining Area, China Defang Zeng , 1 Saijun Zhou , 1 , 2 Bozhi Ren , 2 and Tengshu Chen 1 1 School of Resource and Environmental Engineering, Wuhan

Antimony and Arsenic Uptake by Plants in an Abandoned ...

2018-6-16 · The degree of antimony (Sb) and arsenic (As) pollution and their bioavailability in mining‐affected grassland soils were determined. Antimony and As concentrations in aboveground parts of plants, collected in three consecutive years, were measured to investigate their uptake capacity, food chain contamination, and ecological risks.

Antimony, arsenic and mercury in the aquatic environment ...

Antimony, arsenic and mercury in the aquatic environment and fish in a large antimony mining area in Hunan, China July 2010 Science of The Total Environment 408(16):3403-10

Antimony and arsenic speciation, redox-cycling and ...

The Macleay River in eastern Australia is severely impacted by historic stibnite- and arsenopyrite-rich mine-tailings. We explore the partitioning, speciation, redox-cycling, mineral associations and mobility of antimony and arsenic along >70 km reach of the upper Macleay River. Elevated Sb/As oc

Monitoring of copper, arsenic and antimony levels in ...

This paper reports a comparative study of the concentration of three important environmental elements that are often found together in mineral deposits and then associated with mining activities; copper, arsenic and antimony. These elements were determined in 26 different agricultural soils from regions I, II and V in Chile, zones where the most important and biggest copper industries of this ...

Total and Leached Arsenic, Mercury and Antimony in the ...

2021-8-26 · Total and leached Arsenic, Mercury and Antimony were determined in the topsoils developed on the mining waste dumping area of Le Lame (Mt. Amiata, central Italy) where the post-processing Hg-rich ore deposits from the mining area of Abbadia San Salvatore were stored. The concentrations of As, Hg and Sb were up to 610, 1910 and 1610 mg kg−1, respectively, while those in the leachates (carried ...