Environmental Geochemistry Of Lead-zinc Mining At Ishiagu Area, Lower Benue Trough, South Eastern Nigeria (DF0ABC)

The study area is divided into two major zones; Iheututu zone (comprising the Pb-Zn mines) and Ishiagu zone (consisting of the quarries). Water, soil, stream sediment and ore samples were analyzed using atomic absorption spectrophotometer (AAS), in which eight cations namely Pb, Cu, Ni, Zn, Mn, Co, Cd and As were determined. Intrusive igneous rock [...]