Journal of Chemistry / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Concentrating Mill Wastes are the Source of Pollution of Human Environment and Natural Ecosystems with Heavy Metals: A Case Study in Primorsky Krai, Russian Federation

Table 1

The content of elements in the tailings of KCM.

ElementClark in the Earth’s crust, gm/ton [55]“New” tailings pond,
V = 3.9 mln t, n = 20
“Old” tailings pond, V = 2.9 mln t, n = 86
Content, gm/tonContent, gm/ton
RangeMeanRangeMean

Zn93.0700.0–1000.0905.0300.0–13920.03094.2
Pb20.0710.0–1400.01071.5680.0–11700.02459.9
As12.0650.0–2500.01027.5400.0–10000.02325.0
Sn6.4260.0–630.0389.0170.0–1000.0531.3
Fe44200.059082.0–199080.0108031.013682.0–460740.0144989.0
Al77200.041022.0–62487.051417.66837.0–57028.044567.1
Mn800.03580.0–10069.05808.3467.0–24554.07032.67
Ag0.0710.0–12.010.85.0–75.018.5
Cu48.0120.0–220.0155.540.0–2100.0196.0
B100.040.0–220.0135.576.0–500.0202.4
V130.021.0–47.034.621.0–95.041.8
Ni74.020.0–35.025.114.0–78.036.4
Cr94.012.0–44.021.714.0–49.029.0
Bi0.0970.10–2.51.80.10–105.028.0
Cd0.422.50–3.52.80.1–380.023.5
Co19.06.0–19.014.63.0–53.016.7
Ga22.08.0–17.011.45.0–17.09.9
Li65.00.5–30.415.13.9–40.528.1
Be0.30.9–1.31.10.7–1.71.2
Sc13.04.6–10.07.83.4–8.96.1
Rb150.061.1–97.087.68.9–98.172.1
Sr330.055.2–106.586.730.2–201.754.7
Y30.08.7–12.510.75.3–80.912.7
Zr170.020.7–33.028.96.4–47.837.3
Nb18.05.8–8.66.80.8–8.16.2
Mo2.60.6–0.90.70.6–2.61.0
Cs6.57.9–17.310.61.2–17.610.5
Ba660.0238.2–360.7301.3181.7–388.3257.1

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