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Author Ramasamya, V. ♦ Ponnusamyb, V.
Source IACS Kolkata
Content type Text
Publisher Indian J. Phys.
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics
Subject Keyword FTIR ♦ Air suspended particles – mineral
Abstract An infrared absorption method has been used to identify the minerals indust collected from some parts of Coimbatore, Coimbatore district, Tamil Naduwithout grinding. The KBr pellet technique was employed. The results obtained fromthe IR spectra show the presence of quartz, asbestos, kaolinite, calcite, haematite,montmorllonite, nacrite and coal. The hazardous effect of inhalation of theseminerals are explained. The results show Pollachi main road is more contaminatedwith hazardous minerals.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Journal Indian J Phys
Volume Number 83
Issue Number 3
Page Count 12
Starting Page 301
Ending Page 312