Table 3

Water chemistry from Soudan Mine. No significant differences were found for Ca, Mg, Na, K, Li, Al, Mn, Sr, Ba, Si, Cr, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn, As, Se, Rb, Cd, Cs, Pb, total alkalitity, lactate, acetate, formate, chlorate, oxalate, and trace elements.

Black

Red


Temp (°C)

10.9

10.9

pH

6.70

4.37

redox (mV)

-142

-8

Fe (ppm)

161.5

146.3

Total N (ppm)

1.510

1.280

• NH4

1.22

0.91

• NO3

0.29

0.36

• NO2

<0.10

<0.10

SO4 (ppm)

27.4

29.4

PO4 (ppm)

4.1

1.8

B (ppm)

186

70

Mo (ppm)

2.59

0.68

W (ppm)

3.82

0.91

Tl (ppm)

1.90

0.52

U (ppm)

1.01

0.20


Edwards et al. BMC Genomics 2006 7:57   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-7-57

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