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Click on image for larger viewPyritic Sulfur Stratigraphic Distribution in West Virginia Coals generally follows the distribution of total sulfur and shows high pyritic sulfur in coals of the Dunkard Group of the Upper Pennsylvanian, lower pyritic sulfur in the Monongahela Group, a moderate increase in the Conemaugh and upper Allegheny coals, then a gradual decrease in pyritic sulfur through the rest of the Middle and Lower Pennsylvanian coals with the exception of marine influenced coals of the lower Kanawha Formation (Matewan, Middle War Eagle and Glenalum Tunnel).
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