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PHOTOLYSIS OF GOETHITE WITH SORBED LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT CARBOXYLATES.

January 1, 1984

Goethite ( alpha -FeOOH) is a common mineral constituent of suspended and bed sediments in aquatic environments. Many types of naturally-occurring organic molecules, including organic carboxylates, are known to sorb to its surface. Carboxylates should be susceptable to photo-oxidation. An experimental program was conducted with systems containing adsorbed films of oxalate, citrate, tartrate, glycolate, formate, maleate, fumarate, butanoate, and benzoate on Goethite, respectively. Photolytic effects were observed at pH 6. 5 and 5. 5.

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Publication Year 1984
Title PHOTOLYSIS OF GOETHITE WITH SORBED LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT CARBOXYLATES.
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Authors Marvin C. Goldberg, Kirkwood M. Cunningham
Publication Type Conference Paper
Publication Subtype Conference Paper
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Index ID 70013574
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization