WVGES Trace Elements in West Virginia Coals

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Holmium was detected in 47 of 546 samples analyzed.  Holmium in West Virginia coals averaged 0.52 ppm (± 0.27 ppm) with a histogram showing an irregular distribution with a tail of higher values. A maximum Ho value of 1.419 ppm was noted in a bench of the Winifrede coal.  With the small number of samples Ho correlated slightly with ash yield and other rare earth elements especially erbium (Er), dysprosium (Dy) and gadolinium (Gd) present in monazite.
Spearman Correlation Coefficients (r) with Holmium
Ash Yield
n = 47
n = 45
n = 32
n = 30
n = 33
n = 47
n = 32
n = 47
n = 47
n = 47
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