Effective Extraction of Cr(VI) from Hazardous Gypsum Sludge via Controlling the Phase Transformation and Chromium Species

  • Weizhen Liu
    Weizhen Liu
    School of Environment and Energy, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510006, China
    The Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Ecosystem Restoration in Industry Clusters (Ministry of Education), Guangzhou, 510006, China
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  • Jiayi Zheng
    Jiayi Zheng
    School of Environment and Energy, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510006, China
    The Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Ecosystem Restoration in Industry Clusters (Ministry of Education), Guangzhou, 510006, China
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  • Xinwen Ou
    Xinwen Ou
    School of Environment and Energy, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510006, China
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  • Xueming Liu
    Xueming Liu
    School of Environment and Energy, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510006, China
    The Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Ecosystem Restoration in Industry Clusters (Ministry of Education), Guangzhou, 510006, China
    Guangdong Engineering and Technology Research Center for Environmental Nanomaterials, Guangzhou, 510006, China
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  • Yao Song
    Yao Song
    School of Environment and Energy, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510006, China
    The Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Ecosystem Restoration in Industry Clusters (Ministry of Education), Guangzhou, 510006, China
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  • Chen Tian
    Chen Tian
    School of Environment and Energy, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510006, China
    The Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Ecosystem Restoration in Industry Clusters (Ministry of Education), Guangzhou, 510006, China
    Guangdong Engineering and Technology Research Center for Environmental Nanomaterials, Guangzhou, 510006, China
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  • Wencong Rong
    Wencong Rong
    Guangdong Engineering and Technology Research Center for Environmental Nanomaterials, Guangzhou, 510006, China
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  • Zhenqing Shi
    Zhenqing Shi
    School of Environment and Energy, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510006, China
    The Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Ecosystem Restoration in Industry Clusters (Ministry of Education), Guangzhou, 510006, China
    Guangdong Engineering and Technology Research Center for Environmental Nanomaterials, Guangzhou, 510006, China
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  • Zhi Dang
    Zhi Dang
    School of Environment and Energy, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510006, China
    The Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Ecosystem Restoration in Industry Clusters (Ministry of Education), Guangzhou, 510006, China
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  • Zhang Lin*
    Zhang Lin
    School of Environment and Energy, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510006, China
    The Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Ecosystem Restoration in Industry Clusters (Ministry of Education), Guangzhou, 510006, China
    Guangdong Engineering and Technology Research Center for Environmental Nanomaterials, Guangzhou, 510006, China
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Cite this: Environ. Sci. Technol. 2018, 52, 22, 13336–13342
Publication Date (Web):October 24, 2018
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Abstract

Through controlling the phase transformation and chromium species under hydrothermal condition, the Cr(VI) was extracted fully from hazardous Cr(VI)-containing gypsum sludge, with a very high efficiency of more than 99.5%. Scanning transmission electron microscopy, X-ray absorption fine structure, and density functional theory calculation results revealed that the dissolution-recrystallization of CaSO4·2H2O into CaSO4 was the key factor to fully release the encapsulated Cr(VI). Moreover, the mineralizer (persulfate salt) provided H+ and SO42– ions, the former made an acidic condition to transform the released CrO42– into the specie (Cr2O72–) with less similarity to SO42–, which further prevented the recombination of the released Cr(VI) with gypsum; and the latter was essential to accelerate crystal growth of calcium sulfate so as to enhance Cr(VI) extraction. This work would provide an instructive guidance to fully extract heavy metals from hazardous solid wastes via the control of crystal transformation and the pollutant species.

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