Use of natural clinoptilolite to improve, water quality: Sorption and selectivity studies of lead(II), copper(II), zinc(II), and nickel(II)

Oter Ö., Akcay H.

WATER ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH, vol.79, no.3, pp.329-335, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 79 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.2175/106143006x111880
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.329-335
  • Keywords: clinoptilolite, heavy metal sorption, cation exchange, cation selectivity, HEAVY-METAL REMOVAL, ION-EXCHANGE, WASTE-WATER, ZEOLITE, CU2+, PB2+, CHABAZITE, KINETICS, CR3+, FE3+
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Natural clinoptilolite can be used as an ion exchanger for removal of heavy metals and treatment of environmental pollution because of its desirable characteristics of high ion exchange selectivity and resistance to different media.