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Thallium contamination in farmlands and common vegetables in a pyrite mining city and potential health risks.
  • J. Liu, N. Li, +11 authors Y. Feng
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Environmental pollution
  • 1 May 2019
Thallium (Tl) is a trace metal of severe toxicity. Its health concerns via consumption of contaminated vegetables have often been overlooked or underestimated. This study was designed to gain insightExpand
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Thallium contamination in arable soils and vegetables around a steel plant-A newly-found significant source of Tl pollution in South China.
Thallium (Tl) is a highly toxic rare element. Severe Tl poisoning can cause neurological brain damage or even death. The present study was designed to investigate contents of Tl and other associatedExpand
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Thallium pollution in China and removal technologies for waters: A review.
Thallium (Tl) is a typical toxic metal, which poses a great threat to human health through drinking water and the food chain (biomagnification). China has rich Tl-bearing mineral resources, whichExpand
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Vehicle emission and atmospheric pollution in China: problems, progress, and prospects
China has been the largest vehicle market in the world since 2009. The stalemate between the rapid development of the vehicle industry and delayed vehicle emission control has become increasinglyExpand
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The mobility of thallium in sediments and source apportionment by lead isotopes.
Thallium (Tl) is a very toxic heavy metal. As a part of ongoing investigations, the mobility, sources and fate of Tl were investigated for sediments from a watershed in the northern part of the PearlExpand
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High contamination risks of thallium and associated metal(loid)s in fluvial sediments from a steel-making area and implications for environmental management.
Thallium (Tl) is an uncommon toxic element, with an even greater toxicity than that of As, Hg and Cd. Steel-making industry has been identified as an emerging new significant source of TlExpand
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Thallium isotopic fractionation in industrial process of pyrite smelting and environmental implications.
Thallium (Tl) is typical rare element with severe toxicity comparable to Hg and Pb. To track Tl pollution, isotopic fractionation of Tl was evaluated during pyrite smelting for sulfuric acidExpand
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Provenance of uranium in a sediment core from a natural reservoir, South China: Application of Pb stable isotope analysis.
As part of ongoing environmental investigations of U mining impacts, forty-two sediment samples of a nearly-half-meter-long sediment core retrieved from a natural reservoir near an active uranium (U)Expand
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Geochemical dispersal of thallium and accompanying metals in sediment profiles from a smelter-impacted area in South China
Abstract Thallium is a trace metal with a toxicity greater than that of Pb, Cd and Hg. This study complements the authors’ previous research, with main focus on contamination by Tl and accompanyingExpand
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Enrichment Process and Efficient Removalof Thallium from Steel Plant DesulfurizationWastewater
Thallium (Tl) is a typical trace metal of extreme high toxicity. As a concomitant element, Tl is widely found in various sulfide minerals and K-containing rock minerals. The outburst of Tl pollutionExpand
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