Strengite Dissolution in Flooded Soils and Sediments

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Science  09 Feb 1973:
Vol. 179, Issue 4073, pp. 564-565
DOI: 10.1126/science.179.4073.564


Strengite (FePO4 · 2H2O) undergoes partial dissolution under the reducing conditions existing in a flooded soil. The greatest release of phosphate and iron occurs under conditions of low oxidation-reduction potential in combination with low pH.