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Trace Elements in West Virginia Coals


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West Virginia Trace Element Summary Statistics
Clean Air Act, Title III Amendments of 1990
Hazardous Air Pollutants

Element

Average
ppm

Standard
Deviation

maximum
ppm

minimum
ppm

number of analyses

Arsenic (As)
17.13
38.52
727
0.080
848
Beryllium (Be)
2.57
2.04
24.72
0.007
851
Cadmium (Cd)
0.096
0.131
1.285
0.003
735
Cobalt (Co)
7.41
4.89
43.2
1.0
851
Chromium (Cr)
17.85
12.71
131.8
2.6
850
Mercury (Hg)
0.19
0.39
9.3
0.0
818
Manganese (Mn)
21.29
42.58
682
0.728
851
Nickel (Ni)
13.99
9.15
99.9
1.704
851
Lead (Pb)
8.19
6.23
70.56
0.55
851
Antimony (Sb)
1.02
1.15
23.3
0.0
850
Selenium (Se)
4.20
2.83
21.3
0.0
845
Chlorine (Cl)
959
745
8150
0
254
Fluorine (F)
62.68
49.68
370.00
10.00
501
Uranium (U)
1.59
1.35
17.12
0.22
833
Thorium (Th)
3.02
2.12
12.9
0.323
828
 
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