Skip to main content
Chemistry LibreTexts

Acknowledgements & References

  • Page ID
  • \( \newcommand{\vecs}[1]{\overset { \scriptstyle \rightharpoonup} {\mathbf{#1}} } \) \( \newcommand{\vecd}[1]{\overset{-\!-\!\rightharpoonup}{\vphantom{a}\smash {#1}}} \)\(\newcommand{\id}{\mathrm{id}}\) \( \newcommand{\Span}{\mathrm{span}}\) \( \newcommand{\kernel}{\mathrm{null}\,}\) \( \newcommand{\range}{\mathrm{range}\,}\) \( \newcommand{\RealPart}{\mathrm{Re}}\) \( \newcommand{\ImaginaryPart}{\mathrm{Im}}\) \( \newcommand{\Argument}{\mathrm{Arg}}\) \( \newcommand{\norm}[1]{\| #1 \|}\) \( \newcommand{\inner}[2]{\langle #1, #2 \rangle}\) \( \newcommand{\Span}{\mathrm{span}}\) \(\newcommand{\id}{\mathrm{id}}\) \( \newcommand{\Span}{\mathrm{span}}\) \( \newcommand{\kernel}{\mathrm{null}\,}\) \( \newcommand{\range}{\mathrm{range}\,}\) \( \newcommand{\RealPart}{\mathrm{Re}}\) \( \newcommand{\ImaginaryPart}{\mathrm{Im}}\) \( \newcommand{\Argument}{\mathrm{Arg}}\) \( \newcommand{\norm}[1]{\| #1 \|}\) \( \newcommand{\inner}[2]{\langle #1, #2 \rangle}\) \( \newcommand{\Span}{\mathrm{span}}\)\(\newcommand{\AA}{\unicode[.8,0]{x212B}}\)


    This Chemistry Design Project was developed by Professor Robert Hamers and Dr. Pamela Doolittle, and is based on research conducted by Professor Molly McGuire (now at Bucknell University) while she was a graduate student in Professor Hamers research group.


    1. Wikimedia Commons File: Pyrite-unit-cell-3D-balls.png (accessed Jun. 15, 2015).
    2. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Web Page on Arsenic – Occurrence in Wisconsin. (accessed Jun 15, 2015).
    3. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Proposed Crandon Mine Information. (accessed Jun 16, 2015).
    4. Peace, F. The UNESCO Courier. Jan 2001, 10-13. (accessed Jun 15, 2015).
    5. Nickson, R.; McArthur, J.; Burgess, W.; Ahmed, K. M.; Ravenscroft, P.; Rahman, M. Arsenic poisoning in Bangledesh groundwater. Nature 1998, 395, 338.
    6. EPA Web Page on Arsenic in Drinking Water, (accessed Jun 15, 2015).
    7. UW-Madison libraries Wisconsin Water Library Web Page, (accessed Jan 16, 2010).
    8. Luther, G.W. Pyrite oxidation and reduction: Molecular orbital theory considerations. Geochimica et Cosmochimca Acta 1987, 51, 3193-3199.
    9. Moses, C.O.; Nordstrom, D.K.; Herman, J.S.; Mills, A.L. Aqueous pyrite oxidation by dissolved oxygen and by ferric iron. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 1987, 51, 1561-1571.
    10. Nordstrom, D.K. Aqueous pyrite oxidation and the consequent formation of secondary iron minerals. In: J.A. Kittrick, D.S. Fanning and L.R. Hossner (Editors), Acid Sulfate Weathering. Soil Science Society of America Special Publication. Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI, 1982, pp. 37-56.
    11. Singer, P.C.; Stumm, W. Acidic mine drainage: The rate-determining step. Science 1970, 167, 1121-1123.
    12. McGuire, M. M.; Jallad, K. N.; Ben-Amotz, D.; Hamers, R. J. Chemical mapping of elemental surlfur on pyrite and arsenopyrite sufaces using near-infrared Raman imaging microscopy. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2001, 178, 105-115.
    13. McGuire, M.M.; Edwards, K. J.; Banfield, J. F.; Hamers, R. J. Kinetics, surface chemistry, and structural evolution of microbially mediated sulfide mineral dissolution. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 2001, 65, 1243-1258.
    14. McGuire, M. M.; Banfield, J. F.; Hamers, R. J. Quantitative determination of elemental sulfur at the arsenopyrite surface after oxidation by ferric iron: mechanistic implications, Geochem. Trans. 2001, 4, 25-29. (accessed Jun 14, 2015).
    15. McGuire, M. M.; Hamers, R. J. Extraction and quantitative analysis of elemental sulfur from sulfide mineral surfaces by high-performance liquid chromatography, Environ. Sci. Technol.. 2000, 3,4651-4655.
    16. A Manual of Experiments for Analytical Chemistry, Spring 2010; UW-Madison Department of Chemistry, p. 69.
    17. Harris, D. C. Quantitative Chemical Analysis, 7th ed., W. H. Freeman Company, NY, 2007, p. 294.
    18. The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information, 3rd ed.; Coghill, A. M., Garson, L. R., Eds.; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2006.
    19. Dawson, M.V.; Lyle, S.J. Spectrophotometric Determination of Iron and Cobalt with Ferrozine and Dithizone, Talanta. 1990, 1189-1191.

    This page titled Acknowledgements & References is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Contributor.

    • Was this article helpful?