Science Journal of Chemistry

Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2024

  • Research Article

    Use of Zircon in the Physicochemical Process of Defluorination of Hyperfluorinated Brackish Water from the Diouroup Borehole (Senegal)

    Alioune Ly*, Anabilaye Moussa Coly, Ndiouga Camara, Baba Ngom, Diadioly Gassama, Séni Tamba

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, August 2024
    Pages: 63-72
    Received: 1 June 2024
    Accepted: 17 June 2024
    Published: 2 July 2024
    Abstract: In phosphate-producing countries (United States, Commonwealth of Independent States, North and West Africa including Senegal), the presence of phosphate ores (hydroxyapatite) is often associated with that of fluorine ores (fluoro apatite). In these regions, water from confined aquifers may have excessive fluoride contents. While the potability stan... Show More