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Table 2 Soil characteristics including k d values of U under two different aqueous media at 25°C and 50°C

From: Thermodynamic parameters of U (VI) sorption onto soils in aquatic systems

Soil samples Bulk density (gm/cc) Porosity (%) Moisture content (%) Sand (%) Silt (%) Clay (%) N (%) C (%) Distribution coefficients (kd, Lkg-1)
Deionised water Groundwater
25°C 50°C 25°C 50°C
Undisturbed soil 1.72 35 1.62 34 61 5 2.10 1.90 2725± 342 3543± 365 5246 ± 460 5612 ± 572
Agricultural soil 1.67 37 2.80 56 41 3 1.74 0.84 2620± 235 4362± 325 3008±324 4982±452