WVGES Trace Elements in West Virginia Coals

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The geographic distribution of whole coal thorium content shows that coals in south central and northeastern West Virginia contain most of the highest thorium values. These regions are where the Allegheny and upper Kanawha coals containing the most thorium are mined.
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