Copper and lead ions removal from aqueous solution using Mgo, Nanostractured Mgo

Salah N. Farhan 1, Anees Abdullah Khadom 2, Abdul Mun'em Abbas Karim 3


this study investigated elimination of Cu+2and Pb2+2 from prepared stock solutions using MgO, nanostractured MgO sorbents. The maximum cumulative values for copper and lead were 410, 200, 494.9, and 214.6 mg g_1, for Nanostractured MgO, MgO, respectively. Freundlich and Langmuir models describe the sorption equilibrium isotherms. Freundlich model gives the best interpretation for experiment data for these ions.

. The most adequate model describing the kinetic with the experimental data using MgO, Nanostractured MgO was a first-order kinetic model. Nanostractured MgO probably has  an efficient way to remove metal ions due to its high capability to adsorb these ions. 


Heavy metals; nanoparticles; peanut peels

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