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In particular, among the most represented pollutants there are chlamydia sulfates, As, Cd, Cr, Hg, Ni, Pb, Zn, Sb, Mn, and Tl, in different distributions in the soil–water–plant system in the south-western part and Rb, Tl, W, Al, and Ti in the PISQ area as reported by ARPAS, 2012 and ARPAS, Agenzia Regionale per la Protezione dell\'Ambiente della Sardegna, 2013. Furthermore, the disused mine sites, in the vicinity of the sample collection sites, still release various metals and metalloids into the environment, contributing negatively to such condition as reported by Varrica et al. (2014).