Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 106, Issue 4, pp 213–221 | Cite as

Interactions of silver with humates and other species in natural waters

  • A. N. A. Sujari
  • H. J. M. Bowen


Tracer110mAg has been used to investigate the speciation of silver in natural waters, which may contain chloride, sulphide or humate ions. Silver chloride or oxide is readily absorbed from waters by many materials, and some may be photochemically reduced to metallic silver. Absorbed silver, silver chloride and silver sulphide may be distinguished by their desorption behaviour. Humates form complexes with silver chloride, silver sulphide and the silver cation, which can be separated from smaller species by gel permeation chromatography.


Oxide Chloride Chromatography Physical Chemistry Sulphide 
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© Akaémiai Kiadó 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. N. A. Sujari
    • 1
  • H. J. M. Bowen
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentUniversity of ReadingReadingEngland

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