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Table 2 Physicochemical property of water samples

From: Effects of columbite/tantalite (COLTAN) mining activities on water quality in Edege-Mbeki mining district of Nasarawa state, North Central Nigeria

Samples pH Tb (NTU) EC (μS/cm) TDS (mg/L) DO (mg/L)
E-M well 6.06 ± 0.20 13 ± 0.0 202.37 ± 3.73 121.67 ± 2.48 3.27 ± 0.1
E-M pond 6.57 ± 0.12 2271 ± 0.00 39.27 ± 0.29 25.00 ± 2.30 3.5 ± 0.30
M-E well 5.66 ± 0.02 19 ± 0.0 757.33 ± 5.69 450.67 ± 6.03 3.1 ± 0.30
  1. Tb turbidity, C conductivity, TDS total dissolved solids, DO dissolved oxygen, E.M Edege-Mbeki, M.E Mararaban-Edege (control)