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Environmental Impacts of Mining and Smelting ...

27 · Lead and Mercury Emissions from Mining. Global releases of lead from smelting and refining nonferrous metals (e.g. gold, lead, zinc, copper) total over 28,000 metric tons/year. 1 Global releases of mercury from smelting and refining nonferrous metals total 710 metric tons/year – the second largest source after power plants.

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31 · First ten samples averaged well over 1 kg/t TREO. Mexico La Sarita La Sarita property now in the advanced stages of exploration, encompasses historic small-scale mine workings and several areas of silver, copper and iron oxide.

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Determination of Copper and Lead in Water Samples …

The levels of lead and copper in drinking water samples collected from wells, boreholes, stream and ponds in some of the affected areas were determined by linear sweep anodic stripping voltammetry (LSASV), using glassy carbon as working electrode, Ag/AgCl as …

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Linking Geological and Health Sciences to Assess …

1 · The CDC/TG field teams collected an extensive suite of raw (unprocessed) ore samples, ore samples from various processing steps, composite soil samples within and outside villages, and “sweep” samples of dust and loose soils from dirt floors in family compounds near where children ate or slept (Dooyema et al. 2012). TG obtained samples of ...

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Assessment of radiological levels in soils from Bagega ...

9 · number of radiological indices were measured from on samples taken from mining field of Bagega. Figure 1. Site map of the research area in Bagega MATERIALS AND METHODS 2.1 Soil sample collection A pre-survey was carried out on the mine sites to map out the three mining stages where radiation measurements will be carried out.

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Soil samples were collected in mining and non-mining areas and analyzed for ... high concentrations of lead in areas where local ore mining and processing are ... Distribution of Lead Concentration in the Soil of Anka, Zamfara State, Nigeria. Get Price

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Lead poisoning in children from townships in the …

In the current study, blood samples were collected from children at health centers located in Chowa, Kasanda and Makukulu townships, in May–June of 2012. Kasanda Township lies west to the mine and its center is about 2.2 km from the smelter . However, some s in Kasanda are within 1 km of the mine.

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Electrochemical determination of the levels of …

The concentrations of lead, copper and cadmium in soil and plant samples collected from Abare and Dareta villages in Anka local government area of Zamfara State, Nigeria have been electrochemically determined. The study was carried out because of the high mortality of women and children under five, reported for these areas in June 2010.

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Analysis of Heavy Metal Concentrations in Abandon Gold ...

17 · Soil samples in abandon gold mine of Dutse-Maru of Maru local government area of Zamfara state were collected and analyzed with the use of energy dispersive x-ray arrangement to determine the level of heavy metals concentration contained. The choice of Dutse-Maru abandon mine for analytical assessment was

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(PDF) Determination of Copper and Lead in Water …

The pre-concentration of lead or copper in the samples was carried out electrolytically. Voltammetric peaks for lead and copper were observed at mV and .4mV respectively. The concentrations of lead and copper in the water samples were in the range of 118.46 µg/L−6879.09 µg/L and 61.62 µg/L−1340.18 µg/L respectively.

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Horizontal and Vertical Distribution of Heavy Metals in ...

Background. Hitherto studies in response to the June 2010 lead poisoning, Zamfara State, Nigeria, have focused on clinical interventions without information on livestock and other metals. Objective. This study has investigated the distribution of heavy metals in farm produce and livestock around lead-contaminated goldmine in Dareta and Abare, Zamfara State, Nigeria.

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Determination of Some Heavy Metals in Wastewater and ...

9 · Determination of Some Heavy Metals in Wastewater an d Sediment of Artisanal Gold Local Mining Site of Abare Area in Nigeria. I. Muhammad 1*, S. Ashiru 2, I. Ibrahim D. 2, K. Salawu 1, D. Muhammad T. , N. Muhammad A. 2 Department of Chemistry, Zamfara State College of Education Maru, Pmb 1002, Maru, Zamfara State, Nigeria.

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Linking Geological and Health Sciences to Assess …

1 · The CDC/TG field teams collected an extensive suite of raw (unprocessed) ore samples, ore samples from various processing steps, composite soil samples within and outside villages, and “sweep” samples of dust and loose soils from dirt floors in family compounds near where children ate or slept (Dooyema et al. 2012). TG obtained samples of ...

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Lead poisoning in children from townships in the …

In the current study, blood samples were collected from children at health centers located in Chowa, Kasanda and Makukulu townships, in May–June of 2012. Kasanda Township lies west to the mine and its center is about 2.2 km from the smelter . However, some s in Kasanda are within 1 km of the mine.

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Radiological safety assessment of some mine sites at …

26 · Radiological safety assessment of some mine sites at ... abandoned mine sites at Gusau and its environs in Zamfara State, Nigeria. The γ-ray spectrometry setup at the Centre ... electronic modules was used to determine the quantity and quality of radioactivity in the soil samples randomly collected from 10 abandoned mine sites in area of study

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lead ore mining process nigeria

Nigeria is one of the West African countries with Zinc deposits, and the mineral rich states in no particular order include Anambra, Ebonyi, Plateau, Cross Rivers, Zamfara, Abuja (FCT), Enugu, Imo, Kano, Niger, and Taraba.. Zinc is the 4th most widely used metal after iron, aluminum, and copper.

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{Electrochemical Determination of the Levels of Cadmium ...

Electrochemical determination of the levels of cadmium, copper and lead in polluted soil and plant samples from mining areas in Zamfara State, Nigeria Modupe Ogunlesi , Wesley Okiei, Aderinsola Adio-Adepoju, Michael Oluboyo Chemistry Department, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria

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ore mineral of copper in africa

Copper Ore Mineral Deposits in Nigeria with their. Copper ore has been one of the industrial minerals that have been discovered in Nigeria, Western part of Africa. Its occurrence and distribution is mainly in the Northern Part of the country such as Nasarawa, Plateau, Zamfara…

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Biological monitoring of heavy metals in goats …

31 · Free Online Library: Biological monitoring of heavy metals in goats exposed to Environmental contamination in Bagega, Zamfara State, Nigeria.(Report) by "Advances in Environmental Biology"; Environmental issues Goats Gold mines and mining Gold mining Heavy metals Mineral industry Mining industry Pollution

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ANALYSIS OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF HEAVY METALS IN …

of mining in Zamfara state, illegal mining has continued to dominate mining in the state as it accounts for 90% of solid minerals mining in the state. Minerals commonly mined include gold, limestone and gypsum. Many illegal mine sites have been identified in the state with several thousands of …

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Analysis of Heavy Metal Concentrations in Abandon Gold ...

17 · Soil samples in abandon gold mine of Dutse-Maru of Maru local government area of Zamfara state were collected and analyzed with the use of energy dispersive x-ray arrangement to determine the level of heavy metals concentration contained. The choice of Dutse-Maru abandon mine for analytical assessment was

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Analysis of the distribution of heavy metals in the soils ...

Analysis of the distribution of heavy metals in the soils of Bagega mining area Zamfara state, Nigeria ... Three mapping units were identified and samples were collected from the top soil ( 15cm ...

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Potential heavy metal pollution of soil and water ...

Studies by Mallo (2011) also found that effluents from mines usually have very low pH, which causes acid mine drainage and ends up in water bodies including groundwater. Oladipo et al. (2014), similarly, found evidence of heavy metal contamination of groundwater as a result of illegal mining activities in Zamfara …

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(PDF) Electrochemical determination of the levels of ...

The concentrations of lead, copper and cadmium in soil and plant samples collected from Abare and Dareta villages in Anka local government area of Zamfara State, Nigeria have been electrochemically determined. The study was carried out because of the

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Childhood Lead Poisoning Associated with Gold Ore ...

1 · Blood samples were analyzed within 8–72 hr of collection at the Blood Lead and Inorganic Metals Laboratory in Gusau, Zamfara, using a portable blood lead analyzer, LeadCare II® (Magellan Biosciences, Chelmsford, MA, USA), which can quantify BLLs registering 3.3–65 µg/dL with an average bias from reference of 4.7–5.0% (Freeney and Zink ...

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Toxicological implications of grazing on forage grasses in ...

9 · The samples were analyzed using Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (AAS) ... essential elements such as Copper and Zinc, though necessary for life and are particularly involved in some metabolic processes at certain concentrations, could be toxic when ingested in excess. ... mine tailing and waste water [3, 28]. Mining is a major

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Evaluation of Naturally Occurring Radionuclide Materials ...

Evaluation of Naturally Occurring Radionuclide Materials in Soil Samples Collected From Some ... 10 different mine sites in Zamfara State, ... locations within Zamfara state, Nigeria. The soil ...

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