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Mechanism for mercury deposition at Ngawha Springs, New Zealand
Davey, HA (1974) Mechanism for mercury deposition at Ngawha Springs, New Zealand. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 108. pp. 157-158. ISSN 0080-4703
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Elemental mercury is the source of mercury for current cinnabar deposition at Ngawha Springs, New Zealand. The deposition of cinnabar is strictly weather dependent for most of the area, occurring only during and just after rain. During these periods pH and Eh drop favouring oxidation of mercury at suitable sites; such conditions prove to be necessary and sufficient from laboratory experiments.
|Keywords:||Tasmania, Hobart, Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 157-158|
|Additional Information:||Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Date Deposited:||23 May 2012 03:29|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:34|
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