Removal of As (III) from Aqueous Solutions Using Montmorillonite
Ansar Anjum, Punnuswamy Lokeswari, Manpreet Kaur, Monika Datta
DOI: 10.4236/jasmi.2011.12004   PDF   HTML     4,998 Downloads   10,492 Views   Citations


Arsenic (III) adsorption has been studied as a function of concentration of arsenic (III) in the solution, pH of the solu- tion, contact time during the batch extraction process using montmorillonite (MMT) and surfactant modified MMT (CPC-MMT and CTAB-MMT) from aqueous solution It has been observed that up to 90% of arsenic (III) can be ex- tracted from a solution containing 100 ppm of As (III) at pH 8.0, within a contact time of 10 minutes. The lowest level of As (III) that could be extracted was found to be 0.4 ppm.

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A. Anjum, P. Lokeswari, M. Kaur and M. Datta, "Removal of As (III) from Aqueous Solutions Using Montmorillonite," Journal of Analytical Sciences, Methods and Instrumentation, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2011, pp. 25-30. doi: 10.4236/jasmi.2011.12004.

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