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: 357

Full Length Research Paper

A physico-chemical analysis of soil and selected fruits in one rehabilitated mined out site in the Sierra Rutile environs for the presence of heavy metals: Lead, Copper, Zinc, Chromium and Arsenic

P. O. Egbenda
  • P. O. Egbenda
  • Department of Chemistry, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
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F. Thullah
  • F. Thullah
  • Department of Chemistry, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
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I. Kamara
  • I. Kamara
  • Department of Chemistry, Fourah Bay College, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown, Sierra Leone.
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  •  Received: 07 January 2015
  •  Accepted: 27 January 2015
  •  Published: 26 February 2015

How to cite this article

APA /
Egbenda, P. O., Thullah, F., & Kamara, I. (2015). A physico-chemical analysis of soil and selected fruits in one rehabilitated mined out site in the Sierra Rutile environs for the presence of heavy metals: Lead, Copper, Zinc, Chromium and Arsenic. African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry, 9(2), 27-32.
Chicago /
P. O. Egbenda, F. Thullah and I. Kamara. "A physico-chemical analysis of soil and selected fruits in one rehabilitated mined out site in the Sierra Rutile environs for the presence of heavy metals: Lead, Copper, Zinc, Chromium and Arsenic." African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry 9, no. 2 (2015): 27-32.
MLA /
P. O. Egbenda, F. Thullah and I. Kamara. "A physico-chemical analysis of soil and selected fruits in one rehabilitated mined out site in the Sierra Rutile environs for the presence of heavy metals: Lead, Copper, Zinc, Chromium and Arsenic." African Journal of Pure and Applied Chemistry 9.2 (2015): 27-32.