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E-Journal of Chemistry
Volume 6, Issue 1, Pages 213-222

Studies on the Use of Oyster, Snail and Periwinkle Shells as Adsorbents for the Removalof Pb2+ Aqueous Solution

Stevens A. Odoemelam1 and Nnabuk Okon Eddy2

1Department of Chemistry, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, P. M. B. 7267, Umuahia, Abia state, Nigeria
2Department of Chemistry, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria

Received 1 April 2008; Accepted 1 June 2008

Copyright © 2009 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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