Inorganic Materials

, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp 364–367 | Cite as

Sorptive Properties of Shungite

  • A. S. Shalimov
  • V. V. Kovalevskii
  • O. N. Obrezkov
  • A. B. Yaroslavtsev


Ion exchange and sorption on shungite are studied. The results demonstrate that this mineral is capable of sorbing both inorganic cations and anions. Cation exchange predominates in alkaline solutions, and anion exchange, in acidified solutions. Organic acids are sorbed substantially better; the sorption of aromatic acids by shungite is selective.


Inorganic Chemistry Organic Acid Cation Exchange Sorb Anion Exchange 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Shalimov
    • 1
  • V. V. Kovalevskii
    • 2
  • O. N. Obrezkov
    • 3
  • A. B. Yaroslavtsev
    • 1
  1. 1.Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic ChemistryRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Geology, Karelian Scientific CenterRussian Academy of SciencesKareliaRussia
  3. 3.Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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