African Journal of
Pure and Applied Chemistry

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pure Appl. Chem.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0840
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPAC
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 347

Full Length Research Paper

New method for complete recovery of total cyanide in water and soil and its application at the Samira gold mine (Niger)

Adamou Hassane
  • Adamou Hassane
  • Laboratoire Matériaux Eaux Environnement (LAMEE), Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université Abdou Moumouni, P. O. Box 10662, Niamey, Niger.
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Ayouba Mahamane Abdoulkadri
  • Ayouba Mahamane Abdoulkadri
  • Laboratoire Matériaux Eaux Environnement (LAMEE), Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université Abdou Moumouni, P. O. Box 10662, Niamey, Niger.
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Rabani Adamou
  • Rabani Adamou
  • Laboratoire Matériaux Eaux Environnement (LAMEE), Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université Abdou Moumouni, P. O. Box 10662, Niamey, Niger.
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  •  Received: 14 August 2018
  •  Accepted: 06 November 2018
  •  Published: 30 November 2018

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