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An Explanation of the Black Color of River Nyong Water’s and Associated Alluviums (Cameroon)

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The River Nyong is situated in Akonolinga (central-south of Cameroon). In order to search for raw materials in ceramic use, samples of alluvium obtained from the deposits in the Nyong River clays have been studied. The results obtained show that, the samples contain important quantity of organic matter and the soil is acidic .These two parameters are necessary to understand the origin of the characteristic color of alluvium and water of the River Nyong.

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Philippe, S. , Toussaints, C. and Veronique, K. (2015) An Explanation of the Black Color of River Nyong Water’s and Associated Alluviums (Cameroon). International Journal of Geosciences, 6, 388-392. doi: 10.4236/ijg.2015.64030.

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