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Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Myanmar::Preliminary research for environmental mercury contamination

@inproceedings{Takahito2015ArtisanalAS,
  title={Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Myanmar::Preliminary research for environmental mercury contamination},
  author={O. Takahito and Hatsukawa Yuichi},
  year={2015}
}
  • O. Takahito, Hatsukawa Yuichi
  • Published 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • This study investigates artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Myanmar and presents analytical data on mercury pollution for the first time. The way of gold mining in Myanmar is detailed. The sampling and investigation areas were Kyaikhto in Mon State, Shwekyin in Bago Region, the middle reaches of the Ayeyarwaddy River in Mandalay and Sagaing regions, and north of Kalewa in Sagaing Region. The total mercury concentrations of river sediments and human hair samples were determined by cold… CONTINUE READING
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