Scientific papers

  1. Ciminelli, V.S.T., Antonio, D., Caldeira, C.L., Freitas, E.T.F., Delbem, I., Fernandes, M., Massimo Gasparon, M., Ng, J.C, 2018. Low arsenic bioaccessibility by fixation in nanostructured iron (hydr)oxides: quantitative identification of As-bearing phases. Journal of Hazardous Materials, v.353, p.261-270.
  2. Ciminelli, V.S.T., Gasparon, M., Ng, J.C., Silva, G.C., Caldeira, C.L., 2017. Dietary arsenic exposure in Brazil: The contribution of rice and beans. Chemosphere, v.168, p.996–1003.
  3. de Andrade, R.P., de Mello, J.W., Windmöller, C.C., da Silva, J.B.B., and Figueirdo, B.R. 2012. Evaluation of Arsenic availability in sulfidic materials from Gold Mining Areas in Brazil. Water Air Soil Pollut, v.223, p.4679–4686.
  4. de Mello, J.W.V., Talbott, J.L., Scott, J., Roy, W.R., Stucki, J.W., 2007. Arsenic speciation in arsenic-rich Brazilian soils from gold mining sites under anaerobic incubation. Environmental Science and Pollution Research – International, v.14(6), p.388–396.
  5. de Mello, Roy, W.R., Talbott, J.L., Stucki, J.W., 2006. Mineralogy and Arsenic Mobility in Arsenic-rich Brazilian Soils and Sediments. Journal of Soils and Sediments, v.6(1), p.9–19.
  6. Duarte, G., Ciminelli, V. S. T. , Virginia S.T. Ciminelli, Maria S.S. Dantas, M.S.S., Duarte, H.A., Vasconcelos, I.F., Oliveira, A.F., and Osseo-Asare, K., 2012. As(III) immobilization on gibbsite: Investigation of the complexation mechanism by combining EXAFS analyses and DFT calculations. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v.83 p.205–216
  7. Freitas, E.T.F., Montoro, L.A., Gasparon, M., Ciminelli, V.S.T., 2015. Natural attenuation of arsenic in the environment by immobilization in nanostructured hematite. Chemosphere, v.138, p.340–347.
  8. Ladeira, A. C. Q., Ciminelli, V. S. T., Duarte, H. A., Alves, M. C. M., and Ramos A Y., 2001. Mechanism of anion retention from EXAFS and density functional calculations: arsenic (V) adsorbed on gibbsite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v.65, Issue 8, p.1211–1217
  9. Ladeira, A. C. Q., and Ciminelli, V. S. T., 2004. Adsorption and desorption of arsenic on an oxisol and its constituents. Water Research, v.38, Issue 8, p.2087–2094
  10. Morais, M.A., Gasparon, M., Delbem, I.D., Caldeira, C.L., Freitas, E.T.F., Ng, J.C., Ciminelli, V.S.T., 2019. Gastric/Lung Bioaccessibility and Identification of As–Bearing Phases and Sources in Fine Surface Dust in a Gold Mining District, Science of the Total Environment, v.689, p.1244-1254
  11. Ng, J.C., Ciminelli, V., Gasparon, M., and Caldeira, C., 2019. Health risk apportionment of arsenic from multiple exposure pathways in Paracatu, a gold mining town in Brazil. Science of the Total Environment, v.673, p.36-43.
  12. Oliver, N.H.S., Thomson, B., Freitas-Silva, F.H., Holcombe, R.J., Rusk, B., Almeida, B.S., Faure, K., Davidson, G.R., Esper, E.L., Guimarães, P.J., Dardenne, M.A., 2015. Local and Regional Mass Transfer During Thrusting, Veining, and Boudinage in the Genesis of the Giant Shale-Hosted Paracatu Gold Deposit, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Economic Geology, v.110, no.7, p.1803-1834
  13. Ono, F.B., Guilherme, L.R.G., Penido, E.S., Carvalho, G.S., Hale, B., Toujaguez, R.
    Bundschuh, J., 2012. Arsenic bioaccessibility in a gold mining area: a health risk assessment for children, Environ. Geochem. Health v.34, p.457–465.
  14. Ono, F.B., Tappero, R., Sparks, D., and Guilherme, L.R.G., 2016. Investigation of arsenic species in tailings and windblown dust from a gold mining area. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, v.23, Issue 1, p.638–647.
  15. Rezende, P.S., Costa, L.M. & Windmöller, C.C., 2015. Arsenic Mobility in Sediments from Paracatu River Basin, MG, Brazil. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, v.68 (3), p.588–602.

ECODINÂMICA, 1993. Environmental Impact Assessment – Morro do Ouro Mine – NE Extension Project.

FAO/WHO, 2014. Joint Food Standards Programme. Codex Alimentarius Commission, 37th Session, Geneva, Switzerland, 14-18 July 2014.

INCT-Acqua, (Ng, J.C., Gasparon, M., Ciminelli, V.), 2015. Arsenic exposure assessment for the population of Paracatu, Minas Gerais, Brazil. 39p. (Note: summary of full report). This study has been published in Ciminelli et al. (2018) and Ng et al. (2019).

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