WVGES Trace Elements in West Virginia Coals

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Click on map for larger viewThe geographic distribution of whole coal selenium content shows that south central West Virginia counties have coals containing the highest selenium contents. This region is where Allegheny and upper Kanawha coals containing the most selenium are mined. Most coals contain less than 8 ppm whole coal selenium.
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