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Leopold, K. ; Arogunjo, A.M.* ; Giussani, A. ; Höllriegl, V. ; Oeh, U. ; Veronese, I.* ; Gerstmann, U.C.

Inventory and geochemical host phases of natural radionuclides in tin mining materials from Nigeria.

Appl. Radiat. Isot. 67, 926-930 (2009)
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On the Nigerian Jos Plateau tin mining is extensively carried out in open pit style. Several types of materials occurring there (raw materials, waste, and soil) were analysed radiometrically. The geochemical host phases of the natural radionuclides were determined by a sequential extraction procedure according to the European BCR standard. It was found that especially easily mobilisable (228)Ra must be taken into consideration as a radioactive contaminant for the mining area.
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Publikationstyp Artikel: Journalartikel
Dokumenttyp Wissenschaftlicher Artikel
Schlagwörter Tin mining; Nigeria; Natural radionuclides; Bcr extraction procedure; Gamma-spectrometry; TENORM; heavy-metals; availability
ISSN (print) / ISBN 0969-8043
e-ISSN 1872-9800
Quellenangaben Band: 67, Heft: 5, Seiten: 926-930 Artikelnummer: , Supplement: ,
Verlag Elsevier
Verlagsort Oxford
Begutachtungsstatus Peer reviewed