Vapirov V., Chazhengina E., Venskovich A. The content of selenium in some sulphide minerals of Karelia // Principy èkologii. 2015. № 4. P. 5‒10. DOI: 10.15393/

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Original research


The content of selenium in some sulphide minerals of Karelia

Petrozavodsk State University,
Petrozavodsk State University,
Petrozavodsk State University,
sulfide minerals
fluorometric method
Summary: Fluorimetric method was used to determine the content of selenium in various forms of pyrite and pyrrhotite in some iron- pyrite deposits of Karelia. In the studied deposits, the average content of selenium in all the sulfide minerals is 1,23•10-3 % ± 1,1•10-3 % and it is comparable with the data received in other pyrite deposits . In the natural conditions, environmental pollution from sulfide minerals is unlikely and possible only during field development.

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Reviewer: A. V. Ryzhakov
Received on: 19 December 2015
Published on: 19 January 2016


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