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Evaluation of Transboundary Impact of Toxic Metals of Uranium Mine Mailoo-Suu (Kyrgyzstan)

  • V.B. Aparin
  • J.P. Voronova
  • S.K. Smirnova
Part of the Springer Geology book series (SPRINGERGEOL)

Abstract

Uranium mine Mailoo-Suu is located within the valley of the same name river in Kyrgyzstan territory. Tailings impoundments and heaps of Mailoo-Suu are the sources of contamination of surface waters with radionuclides and heavy metals – selenium, arsenic, manganese, copper. In bottom sediments heightened contents of uranium, selenium, chromium, nickel, cobalt are established. In plants and human biosubstrata (nails, hair) are established high contents of selenium, uranium, molybdenum, nickel, zinc.

Keywords

Radioactive Waste Metallurgical Plant Uranium Oxide Microwave Digestion System Human Nail 
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References

  1. Aitmatova J. I., Aparin V.B. (2003) Tailing dumps of radioactive wastes and their influence on environmental components on the territory of uranium mines of Mailuu-Suu and Charkesar. J Science and New technologies 3:71–83.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V.B. Aparin
    • 1
  • J.P. Voronova
    • 1
  • S.K. Smirnova
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Geoecology“Institute of Hydrogeology, Engineering Geology and Geoecology” State corporationTashkentUzbekistan
  2. 2.Institute of Geology and GeophysicsAcademy of Science of UzbekistanTashkentUzbekistan

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