WVGES Trace Elements in West Virginia Coals

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Click on map for larger viewBarium shows no geographic trends with isolated high values in the northern and southern coalfields representing individual samples of the Brush Creek, Lower Kittanning, Williamson and Matewan coals high in barium (see cautionary notes page).  Most of these high Ba coal samples have marine strata overlying the coals.
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