In recent times, trace elemental analysis of various samples have an important role in human life. Ramagundam, one of the oldest coal mining areas in Telangana, India was explored for the soil trace elemental analysis. EDXRF technique was used to analyze the soil samples and quantification was also performed using the nEXT software. Nine soil samples were collected from coal mining area from Ramagundam and one soil sample was collected from agriculture area, which is considered as a control sample. Seven elements V, Cr, Mn, Fe, Ni, Cu, and Zn were found and the concentrations of Fe, Mn, Ni, V, and Cr were observed at the extreme level when compared with other elements. The elements V, Cr, and Ni are known to be toxic even at lower concentrations. These results were compared with NIST 2587 and control soil and found a wide variation in their elemental composition. The elements i.e., Zn, Fe, Cu, and Mn have a major role in human physiology, plant growth, and development. Since they are found to contain a substantial amount of micro-nutrients in these samples, it would lead to the betterment of the socio-economic life of the people living in the area of mining.
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