Geochemical Specialization of Limescale of Water Sources Illustrated by Two Regions in Siberia

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The paper shows the results of the accumulation of chemical elements in the limescale formed upon evaporation of underground water used by the population of Irkutsk and Tomsk oblasts. The levels are established for the accumulation of heavy metals, including rare earth and radioactive ones, in the dry residues of the limescale.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)498-507
Number of pages10
JournalContemporary Problems of Ecology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2010



  • geochemistry of radioactive elements
  • heavy metals
  • indicators of pollution
  • migration of chemical elements
  • pollution of drinking water
  • radioactive elements

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  • Environmental Science(all)

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